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MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Anonymous
Dates:
1895-1896
Abstract:  

This journal is by an unknown author and records a vacation spent on Cape Cod in 1895 and in Nova Scotia the following year.
Call #:  
Mss.917.4.J82
Extent:
1 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Vaughan, Samuel, 1720-1802
Dates:
1787
Abstract:  

This journal begins with a visit to Germantown (Pa.), and continues through Pennsylvania to Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware. Also included are expenses on the road for Vaughan, his horse, and servants.
Call #:  
Mss.B.V464
Extent:
1 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Parke, Thomas, 1749-1835
Dates:
1771-1773
Abstract:  

This journal begins with Parke's voyage from Philadelphia to Bristol, and was kept while a medical student in London and Edinburgh. Also included are descriptions of trips outside of London and Parke's daily activities.
Call #:  
Mss.Film.1204a
Extent:
1 microfilm_reel(s)



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Anonymous
Dates:
1819
Abstract:  

This manuscript is by an unknown author who was coming to America to live. It records his voyage from Liverpool, England, to Philadelphia.
Call #:  
Mss.910.J82
Extent:
1 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Potocki, Jan,hrabia,1761-1815.
Dates:
1797-1798
Abstract:  

Part of Potocki's journey was made to search for the origins of the ancient Scythians. In 1828 the German Orientalist and traveler Heinrich Julius Klaproth asked the American Philosophical Society's permission to have an additional copy made of this manuscript, from which he prepared the work for publication, entitled "Voyage dans les steps dAstrakhan et du Caucase . . . Histoire primitive des peuples qui ont habité anciennement ces contrées (2 v., Paris, 1829).
Call #:  
Mss.914.79.P85
Extent:
1 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Muhlenberg, Henry, 1753-1815
Dates:
1777-1815
Abstract:  

A record of daily occurrence, with many features of a commonplace book, for this contains prescriptions, notes of questions asked candidates for the Lutheran ministry, the plan of a barn, etc. There is also a biographical account of Rev. Henry Melchior Muhlenberg (1711-1787).
Call #:  
Mss.B.M892
Extent:
2 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Trudeau, Jean-Baptiste, 1748-1827
Dates:
1794-1796
Abstract:  

Includes "Description abrègée du Haut-Missouri adressé: a Monsieur don Zénon Trudeau," an account of a journey up the Missouri River, with descriptions of the life and manners of the Indian tribes, prepared for Don Zenon Trudeau, Lieutenant Governor of the Country East of the Illinois (n.d., [after 1795]). Extracts from journals, June 7, 1794-June 1796 (part printed from copy in Department of State Archives, Washington), 190 pages. Approximately 200 pages of letters. Materials contain descriptions of the culture of the Plains Indians (Cheyenne, Arikara, Mandan, Pawnee, Gros Ventres, Sioux, Poncas), dress, customs, marriage, birth; calumet dance, sun dance, buffalo dance; warfare.
Call #:  
Mss.Film.1036
Extent:
1 microfilm_reel(s)



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Wood, George B.(George Bacon),
Dates:
1836-1849
Abstract:  

This journal includes a record of Wood's travels to Niagara Falls (N.Y.) and Quebec, and professional activities in Philadelphia.
Call #:  
Mss.Film.1220
Extent:
1 microfilm_reel(s)



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Post, Christian Frederick,1710
Dates:
1760
Abstract:  

This journal of Post's, who was in the company of Teedyuscung, John Hays, Isaac Still, and Moses Tattamy, relates to the Indian conference held near the Ohio River. Copy in clerk's hand. Concerning message carried to Mingoes and other Ohio Indians. Includes description of conjuring ceremony.
Call #:  
Mss.Film.204
Extent:
1 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
unknown
Dates:
1838-1842
Abstract:  

These are records of the United States Exploring Expedition under the command of Lieutenant Charles Wilkes, and include letters, journals, ship's logs, and records of court martials.
Call #:  
Mss.Film.377
Extent:
27 microfilm_reel(s)



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Hawkins, Benjamin, 1754-1816
Dates:
1802
Abstract:  

Journal covers agency affairs at Tookaubatchee, January 23-July 1, 1802. Includes meetings with Creek Indians; treaty negotiations at Fort Wilkinson; relevant correspondence.
Call #:  
Mss.Film.692a
Extent:
1 microfilm_reel(s)



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Madison, James, 1751-1836
Dates:
1784-1793
Abstract:  

These journals, kept at Madison's plantation, also contain notes on sowing and harvesting, and migration of birds. Some notes are in Dolley Madison's hand.
Call #:  
Mss.551.5.M26
Extent:
2 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Michaux, André, 1746-1802
Dates:
1787-1796
Abstract:  

These journeys of botanical exploration include information regarding plants, and his remarks on the condition of remote settlements he visited. The journals cover the territory from Hudson's Bay to the Indian River in Florida, and from the Bahama Islands to the banks of the Mississippi.
Call #:  
Mss.580.M58
Extent:
9 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Welch, George,fl. 1671.
Dates:
1671
Abstract:  

This journal describes Welch's journey from his home in England to the coast, the long wait for the wind, the voyage, preparations against possible attack by pirates, visits to Barbados, Nevis, and other islands, and his arrival at Port Royal in Hispaniola.
Call #:  
Mss.917.29.W46j
Extent:
1 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Swan, Caleb.
Dates:
1790-1791
Abstract:  

This volume includes Swan's report to Henry Knox (1791), in which he reports contact with and observations of the Creek Indians, while acting as deputy agent to the Creek Nation.
Call #:  
Mss.B.B284.d.vol.32
Extent:
1 Volumes



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Featherstonhaugh, George William, 1780-1866
Dates:
1771-1856
Abstract:  

These papers include correspondence, legal documents, financial records, family material, maps and plats, pictures, printed materials, diaires, and journals of geological expeditions. Also included are undated materials.
Call #:  
Mss.Film.1431
Extent:
10 microfilm_reel(s)



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Mason, Charles, 1728-1786
Dates:
1763-1768
Abstract:  

This journal was written during the survey of the Mason and Dixon line. Also on this reel are minutes from the Joint Commissioners of Lord Baltimore and the Penns (1760-1768), and field notes and journal of the surveys of Lord Baltimore and the Penns (1761-1763).
Call #:  
Mss.Film.302
Extent:
1 microfilm_reel(s)



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Peale, Titian Ramsay, 1799-1885
Dates:
1819
Abstract:  

This journal was kept by Peale as the assistant naturalist of Stephen Long's expedition west of the Rocky Mountains, May 3-August 1, 1819.
Call #:  
Mss.Film.694
Extent:
1 microfilm_reel(s)



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Creator:
Heckewelder, John Gottlieb Ernestus, 1743-1823
Dates:
1793
Abstract:  

This is a journal of travels among the Indians to a conference in Detroit. Includes a list of the names of different Indian nations in North America, their locations, and number of fighting men. Also contains miscellaneous materials: a letter from Heckewelder to Mordecai Churchman, October 5, 1819; engraving of Heckewelder; letter of Maria Heckewelder to Matthew S. Henry requesting him to relinquish the volume and some Heckewelder letters.
Call #:  
Mss.Film.805.1
Extent:
1 microfilm_reel(s)



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