Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Present are a book of travel expenses, 1849, 1856-1858, and a travel diary, 1855-1856, of a Grand Tour to the Continent, Egypt, Palestine, Syria, Turkey, Crimea, and Greece. In Jerusalem, he visited Warder Cresson, a former Quaker from Philadelphia who had converted to Judaism and was an early Zionist. Blight also decribes the battlefields and veterans of the Crimean War
Haverford College - Quaker and Special Collections
Primarily correspondence of the related Quaker families of Collins, Cresson, Emlen, Morris, Wistar and Wood, also diaries, photographs, genealogy, financial, legal and business papers, clippings, maps, facsimiles and other papers. Includes: correspondence of Annabella Elliott Cresson (1743-1793) and husband Caleb Cresson (1742-1816); letters (1815-1816) of Caleb Cresson (1775-1821) while in England and France and transcript of journal of his visit; papers of Charles Caleb Cresson (1816-1902) include research notes and notebooks (topics include Pierre Cresson, William Penn Charter School and John Archdale, also his genealogical research on Bacon, Cresson, Elliott, Emlen, Warder and related families), letterbook (1893-1895) and his "Our Saviour as a Wine Drinker"; transcript of journal (1784-1785) of trip to Barbados by James Cresson (1741-1799); memoirs (ca. 1764) of Joshua Cresson (1744-1793); approx. 240 letters (1876-1878) of Joshua H. Morris (1822-1885) and Elizabeth Stokes Morris ... Read More
Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library
University of Texas at Austin - Harry Ransom Center
The literary papers of American writer Russell Banks include material for his novels and collected short stories, from notes and drafts of works to publication material and reviews; screenplays written by Banks and by others based on his novels; and shorter works, such as articles and essays, introductions, plays, poems, reviews, and short stories. The papers also contain extensive correspondence, as well as articles about Banks, biographical information, diary notes, contracts, published material, and works by others.