Samuel Joseph May diary, 1859.

ArchivalResource

May, Samuel J. (Samuel Joseph), 1797-1871. Samuel Joseph May diary, 1859.

Samuel Joseph May diary, 1859.

Diary describing May's 1859 travels, including: meetings with anti-slavery advocates in England, visits to France, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, & Holland, descriptions of preparations for war in Italy, accounts of various artists and studios in Rome, details of travel arrangements to a number of ancient sites, memoranda pages list 1859 addresses of a number of people including William and Ellen Craft. He returns to Syracuse in November and resumes his work as a Unitarian clergyman there.

1 v. ; 16 cm.

Related Constellations

There are 28 Constellations related to this resource.

Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w65j8591 (person)

Anti-slavery advocate. From the description of Circular and letter, 1848 Jan. 21, Boston, to Rev. Mr. Russell, South Hingham. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 231311718 Abolitionist and reformer William Lloyd Garrison was founder of the Boston abolitionist paper, The Liberator, and the New England Anti-Slavery Society. From the description of Papers, 1835-1873 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007257 Abolitionist and lectur...

American Anti-Slavery Society

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w67x728c (corporateBody)

American Anti-Slavery Society, also known as the AASS (established 1833–disestablished 1870) was an abolitionist society founded by William Lloyd Garrison, and Arthur Tappan. Frederick Douglass, an escaped slave, was a key leader of this society who often spoke at its meetings. William Wells Brown was also a freed slave who often spoke at meetings. By 1838, the society had 1,350 local charters with around 250,000 members....

Parker, Theodore, 1810-1860.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6w95f3m (person)

Unitarian minister and reformer. From the description of Letter, 1850 Nov. 5, Boston, to Charles Mason. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 170925855 Rev. Theodore Parker (1810-1860), Unitarian minister, social reformer, and publicist, was born in Lexington, Mass., a grandson of Captain John Parker (1729-1775) of Revolutionary fame. Parker graduated from Harvard Divinity School in 1836, became minister of West Roxbury, and proceeded to develop his theological and social ...

Hoar, E. H. (Elizabeth Hallett), 1822-1917

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6836v90 (person)

Channing, W. H. (William Henry), 1810-1884

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6bg2v4n (person)

William Henry Channing, Unitarian minister and reformer, was born in Boston, Mass. He was the editor of The western messenger, 1838-1839, spent time at Brook Farm, wrote a memoir of his uncle, William Ellery Channing (1848), and with Ralph Waldo Emerson and James Freeman Clarke, wrote a memoir of Margaret Fuller (1852). He later accepted positions as minister in several Unitarian churches in England. From the description of W.H. Channing letter to Dear Sir, 1852 Mar. 29. (Pennsylvani...

Cushman, Charlotte, 1816-1876

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6222s46 (person)

Cushman originally trained as an opera singer, but not having sufficient talent she shifted to the stage. She acted both in the U.S. and in England and lived for a time in Rome among an American expatriate community made up mostly of lesbian artists and sculptors. From the description of [Letter] 1873 Mar. 12, The Arlington, Washington, D.C. [to] Dear friend / Charlotte Cushman. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 212207092 Epithet: American actress British Lib...

Craft, Ellen, 1826-1891

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6281bxt (person)

Black, William Henry, 1808-1872

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w68p64x7 (person)

Epithet: of Egerton MS 2838 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001439.0x0003e4 Epithet: of Add MS 34573 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001439.0x0003e3 Epithet: of Add MS 34188 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001439.0x0003e2 Epithet: FSA ...

Webb, Maria

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w65m9d1d (person)

Farrar, John, Mrs., 1791-1870

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w63v01hh (person)

Greenough, Richard

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w62z37kr (person)

Hemans, Mrs., 1793-1835

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w61z47f1 (person)

Felicia Hemans was one of the first successful female English career poets. For a brief time, she was the most popular and acclaimed poet writing in England. Mrs. Hemans embodies a significant transition in English poetry from Romantic lyricism to the moral and patriotic themes prevalent in the Victorian era. From the description of Felicia Hemans letters and poems, 1825, n.d. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 50039596 Felicia Dorothea Browne Hem...

Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6gt5qhr (person)

Lydia Child was born in Massachusetts and became known as an abolitionist for her tract entitled, "Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans called Africans," (1833). Child's letters to the Governor of Virginia were eventually published as an abolitionist book and she also authored a novel entitled "Hobomok," a story about Indians in colonial Massachusetts. From the description of Letter, [ca. 1842]. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122618414 Abolitionist,...

Remond, Sarah Parker, 1826-1887?

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6g196w2 (person)

Chapman, J. G. (John Gadsby), 1808-1889

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w66d68vm (person)

Secretary of the National Academy of Design. From the description of Letter : New York, to John Sartain, Philadelphia, 1846 Feb. 2. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28489519 Born in Alexandria, Va., in 1808, John Gadsby Chapman studied painting briefly in Philadelphia before traveling to Europe in 1828, where he spent almost two years in Italy. He returned to Alexandria in 1831 and exhibited paintings in Alexandria, Washington, D.C., Richmond, Boston, and Philadelphi...

Carpenter, Mary Browne, fl. 1862-1894

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w64j33fs (person)

Giddings, Joshua R. (Joshua Reed), 1795-1864

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6t72g1p (person)

Giddings was an abolitionist congressman from the Western Reserve of Ohio. He studied law in the office of Elisha Whittlesey at Canfield, Ohio, in 1821 was admitted to the bar. It is claimed that Giddings later had significant influence on Lincoln's thinking toward the abolition of slavery. From the description of Account book of his law practice in the Court of Common Pleas, Ashtabula County, Ohio, 1827-1835. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 77657856 Ohio s...

Hoar, Edward S. (Edward Sherman), 1823-1893

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6990htp (person)

Haughton, James, 1795-1873

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6x37v1p (person)

Emerson, George B. (George Barrell), 1797-1881

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6gx4jq1 (person)

American educator. From the description of Letter, 1839 June 20, Boston, to N.I. Bowditch, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 166330238 Educator and pioneer of women's education. Cousin of Ralph Waldo Emerson. From the description of George Barrell Emerson letters [manuscript], 1851-1866. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 191118233 ...

Tuckerman, S. Parkman (Samuel Parkman), 1819-1890

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6tq748d (person)

May, Samuel J. (Samuel Joseph), 1797-1871

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6jq153t (person)

Samuel May was a Unitarian clergyman of Syracuse, New York with connections to national organizations related to anti-Slavery, temperance, and suffrage, among others. From the description of Samuel J. May diary, 1867. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64691611 Samuel May was a Unitarian Clergyman of Syracuse, New York with connections to national organizations related to Freedman's Relief, Temperance, and Suffrage, among others. From the descripti...

Stebbins, Emma, 1815-1882

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6rj51w4 (person)

Sculptor; Rome, Italy and New York, N.Y. From the description of Emma Stebbins scrapbook, 1858-1882. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86118521 ...

Hosmer, Harriet Goodhue, 1830-1908

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6z038zh (person)

Sculptor and inventor, Hosmer was a native of Watertown, Mass., studied anatomy, and spent much of her life in Rome, where she was at first the pupil of the English sculptor, John Gibson. Her works were exhibited and purchased in England and the United States. For further information, see Harriet Hosmer, Letters and Memories, edited by Cornelia Crow Carr (1912); Notable American Women (1971); and Hosmeriana: A Guide to Works by and about Harriet G. Hosmer, by Joseph L. Curran (1975). ...

Sewall, Frank, 1837-1915

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6904ph4 (person)

It is believed that the artist was Frank Sewall (1837-1915), best known as a Swedenborgian clergyman. After graduating from Bowdoin College in 1858, he traveled in Italy and was recognized for his great appreciation of the arts. Sewall held a pastorate in Washington, DC from 1889-1915. The sketches date from this period, with several signed examples also thought to be by his daughters. From the description of Sketches, 1891-1892. (Colonial Williamsburg Foundation). WorldCat record id...

Martineau, Harriet, 1802-1876

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6nz8904 (person)

Harriet Martineau, English novelist, economist, and social reformer. From the guide to the Harriet Martineau manuscript material : 11 items, ca. 1834-1861, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) English author and traveler. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Stockbridge, Massachusetts, to Judge Joseph Story, [1836] May 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270871427 Harriet Martineau, journalis...

May family.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w61k8h1p (family)

Webb, Richard Davis, 1805-1872

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6m34323 (person)

Irish abolitionist and publisher. From the description of Autograph entry signed : Salem, Ohio, 1868 July 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 640141533 ...