Photographs and photograph albums, circa 1950s-1980s, of Doris C. Baker, author and poet of Virginia Beach, Virginia. The photographs document her travels throughout Europe, Africa, and Asia and include images of scenery, people with whom she met, and people with whom she traveled. Baker was from Muskegon, Michigan and went to work teaching in Department of Defense schools in Europe in the 1950s.
Letter from Monc[ure] [Conway], S.S. Australia, to his wife, Ellen, while traveling to Sydney, Australia for a lecture tour. He writes of his love for her, events on the voyage, money matters, sights he has seen and his activities in Australia and other places and his thoughts on religion. September 19, 1883.
Letter about how he misses her and mentioning life in Burma.
Includes for the most part published maps, 1629-[ongoing].
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