Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Series — Box 1: Series Series One; Series Series Two; Series Series Four, Folder: 1-20
Identifier: Series One
Scope and Contents note
20 diaries written between 1847 and 1962 and providing insights into Wayward's activities. There is detailed informatin about abolitionist speakers and rallies in the Hudson Valley and New England, and about Underground Railroad activities.
Abstract The Benjamin and Julia Stockton Rush papers include letters, writings, financial records, a few legal documents and one educational record. Benjamin Rush's personal and professional outgoing letters, with some incoming letters, cover a wide variety of topics, but focus primarily on medical concerns, particularly the 1793 and other yellow fever epidemics in Philadelphia, as well as mental illness and its treatment, and the medical department of the Continental Army. There are a few letters...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1766-1845 and undated
Item — Box 3: Series 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents The diary records Rush's travel, accompanied by a servant and via horses, between the outskirts of Philadelphia and Carlisle, Pennsylvania, for an initial meeting with the trustees of Dickinson College. During the meeting the Trustees selected Dr. Charles Nisbet to serve as the College's first president. Rush described the taverns and other travel lodges at which he stopped, along with Tavern staff and other patrons, the quality of the food and drink, along with conversations he witnessed or...
Dates: 178 April 2-7
Identifier: Series Two
Series — Multiple Containers