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Ella Bowles Newlin journal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-052
Overview

Excerpts from Ella Bowles Newlin's travel journal from her trip with her husband from Iowa to England, Norway, and Germany. Entries describe the accommodations on board, Newlin's time in England, the voyage to Norway, travel within Norway, and the cultural differences between America and Norway.

Dates: 1921

William Savery diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-061
Overview

William Savery's diaries. The majority of the first volume concerns the Treaty at Canandaigua, and the remaining volumes are accounts of religious visits Savery made throughout Europe. Entries generally describe details of travel between destinations, Quaker meetings attended, Quaker families visited, and descriptions of each location's culture, food, language, style of dress, and form of local government.

Dates: 1794-1798

Henry Hale G. Sharpless diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-068
Overview

Four of Henry Hale G. Sharpless's diaries are travel diaries that describe his travels throughout the eastern United States, Europe, and the Middle East. The remaining three diaries describe Sharpless's daily life at home in Pennsylvania, and on his farm outside Philadelphia.

Dates: 1841-1870

Henry Hale G. Sharpless letterbooks

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-018
Overview

Hanry Hale G. Sharpless's letterbooks contain both business and personal correspondence. The majority of the correspondence is personal, addressed to friends and family during Sharpless's travels. The letters include topics such as descriptions of the cities and towns he visits, as well as discussion of landmarks, cultural differences, food, and styles of dress.

Dates: 1851-1864

Rebecca Wright diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-093
Overview

Entries in Rebecca Wright's diary of her religious visit to England and Ireland provide an account of her voyage to Ireland, her recuperation in Waterford after arriving, her attendance at meetings in Ireland, her travel to Liverpool, and attendance at meetings throughout England.

Dates: 1784, Undated