Thomas Parke journal, 1771-1773


Date: 1771-1773 | Size: 1 microfilm_reel(s)


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.

Background note

Thomas Parke was a Philadelphia Quaker physician; he was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1774.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 microfilm reel.


Presented by Whitfield J. Bell, Jr., and accessioned, 1965 (1965 885mf).

Location of originals:

Originals in Historical Society of Pennsylvania.

Early American History Note

This is a microfilm of an early American collection that may be of interest to researchers at the APS and may complement an original manuscript collection at the APS.

Indexing Terms


  • Journals (notebooks).
  • Microfilm Collection

Geographic Name(s)

  • Great Britain -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.


  • Medicine -- Study and teaching (Preceptorship) -- Great Britain.