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Benjamin Seebohm diary


Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

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Benjamin Seebohm (1798-1871) was born in Germany. In 1831, he married Esther Wheeler in Hitchin, England. The couple had four children: Henry Seebohm (b. 1832), Frederick Seebohm (b. 1834), Benjamin Seebohm (b. 1840), and Julia Elizabeth Seebohm (b. 1841).

This collection is comprised of the single volume of the handwritten extracts from Benjamin Seebohm's diary of his trip to the United States. Entries describe his voyage from England to Boston, travel from Boston to Philadelphia, and visits to Friends and attendance at Meetings during his time in America.

It is not known who copied theses extracts from Benjamin Seebohm's diary.

The Benjamin Seebohm diary was donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 1937 by Joseph Rowntree.

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed July, 2015.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Kara Flynn
Finding Aid Date
July, 2015
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Collection Inventory

Diary, 1846-1847.
Volume 1

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