175 handwritten letters written by Frances Beckwith to her sister Emma Louise, during three trips to Europe between 1926 and 1935, and in New York in 1950. Beckwith was traveling alone after retiring at the age of 45. The letters describe her travels, the people staying in hotels and pensions with her, and the events and locations she visited, especially churches. Beckwith is very critical, and frequently makes racist and anti-Semitic comments and comparisons.
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