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Doris C. Baker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2012.115
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1950-2013; Majority of material found in 1950-1986

Philip L. Barbour Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 89 Bar 23
Scope and Contents Papers, 1935-1980, of historian and scholar Philip Lemont Barbour (1898-1980), including research notes for his historical writings on the settlement of North America. Most articles, clippings and notes concern those people associated with Captain John Smith, a leader of the Jamestown settlement in Virginia. Notes were also used in the audio production, "The Jamestown Saga; the Founding of the American Colony in the Words of the Colonists," written by Philip L. Barbour and Nigel...
Dates: 1935-1980

Bosworth and Fling Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00034
Scope and Contents Letters, postcards, printed material, photographs, and other related material, circa 1890-1960, of John L. Bosworth, John Woodbridge Bosworth and John (Jack) Bosworth Fling. Includes photographs of the three men, copies of printed works written by John W. Bosworth, and printed material relating to John W. Bosworth's time as a police officer and superintendent of public safety for West Virginia. The family is from Elkins, Randolph County, West Virginia.  The letters encompass World War II in...
Dates: circa 1890-1960; Majority of material found in 1935-1957

Mabel D. Bragdon Travel Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00862
Scope and Contents

Mabel D. Bragdon kept a travel journal when she visited various cities in Europe including Vienna, Austria, Nuremberg, Germany, Paris, France, and Canterbury, England from October 14, 1906 to November 20, 1906. The journal concludes with Bragdon's voyage home to Boston, Massachusetts and is 77 pages in length. For a more detailed description, see folder link below.

Dates: 1906

William Brayshaw Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1987.55
Scope and Contents

Photograph scrapbook by William Brayshaw.  Photographs include family photographs from locations all over the world.  Many photographs include chapels and churches, American Mission Schools and early photographs of the College of William and Mary and Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Dates: circa 1910-1939

Broome Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.296
Scope and Contents Papers of the Broome family of Richmond, Virginia. Includes 2 diaries of Louise B. Taliaferro from a 1924 European trip and one diary of an unknown woman from a 1924 European trip.  Includes photographs, genealogical material, legal and business papers and correspondence, including letters of Talbot Broome during voyages to South America. The connection between Louise B. Taliaferro and the Broome Family has not been established.  Louise B. Taliaferro was married to William M....
Dates: 1862-1995

Catherine Brown Travel Diaries

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Identifier: MS 00232
Content Description

Three volumes of a diary kept by Catherine Brown describing destinations and activities while traveling in Europe with her family and some friends in the summer of 1907. Postcards are interspersed throughout the diaries. Cities visited include Chamonix, Bossons Glacier, Mont Blanc, Lake Como, Geneva, Verona, Milan, Venice, Heildelburg, Nuremberg, Luzern, Zurich, Interlaken, Bern, Leipzig, Dresden, Berlin, Paris, Potsdam, Brussels, and Amsterdam.

Dates: 1907

Carleton Gates Letters, 1857-1858

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00038
Scope and Contents

Seven letters written by Carleton Gates to his mother, Mrs. Martha Smith Gates, while he travelled the Middle East and Europe in 1857-1858.

This collection is unprocessed. More detail as to the content of the letters can be found in the collection control file. Please consult Special Collections staff for assistance.

Dates: 1857 - 1858

Frances Evarts Clark Travel Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00866
Scope and Contents Travel diary of Frances Evarts Clark of Washington, D.C. on a trip to Asia and Europe. Her first entry is from Honolulu, Hawaii in November, 1926. The Captain of the U.S.S. Charmont, John H. Blackburn, signed her diary along with a few fellow travelers. Near the front of the diary, she has drawn a pencil picture of a ship with flying birds and has written, "Outward Bound" and "5 December 1926, A.W.R." In December, Clark is in Guam where they quarantined because there is measles...
Dates: 1926-1927

Daisy Crisler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00931
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters written to and received by Daisy Crisler of Canton, Georgia for the years 1904 and 1914. The letters were written for the most part during ship voyages to Europe. Letters addressed to Daisy Crisler in 1904 were sent by her friend 'Fannie.' Daisy's letters from 1914 describe her own travel experience in great detail. One of the letters is written in a different handwriting and mailed from Georgia. Most letters are written on letterhead of ships...
Dates: 1904-1914

European Travel Diary

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Identifier: SC 01577
Scope and Contents 61 pages of entries in a bound leather journal of a young American women who traveled to Italy, Switzerland, Austria, France, and England in 1900. She is accompanied by a friend, Sally Smith, Mrs. Reynolds, and a woman named Georgia. Her trip begins in Venice where she is courted by many Italian soldiers, partakes in gondola rides, and enjoys the sights. She then travels to Verona while on her way to Innsbruck, Austria. She also visits Zurich and Geneva, Switzerland. Once she get to...
Dates: 1900 May- July

Herbert L. Ganter Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 90 G15
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, clippings, photographs, publications, and other material collected by Herbert Ganter, W&M Class of 1927 and Archivist of the College of William & Mary from 1948-1974. Included in the collection are correspondence, photographs, and journals written by and collected by Ganter while a student at William and Mary, correspondence and clippings about information from Swem Library's holdings while Ganter was College Archivist, and correspondence...
Dates: circa 1883-1979; Majority of material found within 1915-1965

Genevieve Kerdell Scrapbook

 Collection — Container: Small Collections Oversized Box 13
Identifier: SC 01747
Content Description

A 77 page scrapbook containing 50 postcards, 3 dried flowers, 7 photos, and 254 pages of letters written by Genevieve Kerdell. Kerdell sent the letters and postcards to her parents over the course of her travels through Europe in 1928. The countries visited include Italy, France, Germany, and England.

Dates: 1928

Katherine Hamilton Diary

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Identifier: SC 00651
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1890-1897, of Katherine Hamilton of Shreveport, Louisiana. The first part of the diary details a trip that Hamilton took to Europe aboard the steamship Scythia, from June 1890 to September 1890. The next part of her diary details a trip that Hamilton took to New Orleans in December 1892. The rest of the diary includes very brief entries about particular days, including when she visited Chicago for the World's Fair in 1893.

Dates: 1890-1897

Martin S. Howard Papers

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Identifier: SC 00847
Scope and Contents Travel diary, possibly revised as a book manuscript, by Reverend Martin S. Howard of Wilbraham, Massachusetts. The exact dates are not noted, but the late 1870s to early or mid-1880s seems a likely time frame. The diary is titled "A Bee line through Gt. Britain" and subsequent parts have the following headings: Edinburgh, Dublin, Killarney, Lakes of Killarney, Across the Irish Sea, London, Thirty days in France and Italy, Paris, Dijon, Florence, Rome, Venice, Milan, Tramps and Drives and...
Dates: 1870-1880

Maguire Family Scrapbook

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Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 1995.49
Scope and Contents Fragment of scrapbook of trips to Europe, Bermuda made by members of the F. H. Maguire family of Richmond, Va. in 1911, 1917-1919 and 1926. Contains postcards, exhibit catalogs and tourist literature. The postcards, 1917-1919, of France were collected by [F.H. Maguire ?] who served as a captain in the U. S. Air Service. The collection includes passenger lists from the S.S. Coronia, May 23, 1911 (Liverpool to New York), R.M.S.P. Orea, June 19, 1926 (New York to Cherbourg and Southampton), and...
Dates: 1911-1929

Mrs. William S. Matthews letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01899
Content Description

The collection consists of letters to Mr. Trevvett Matthews in Paris, France, from his mother, Mrs. William S. Matthews in Glenn Allen, VA, discussing her day and how she enjoys the letters she receives from him.

Dates: 1950 September 12-1951 June 1

Munger Family Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2014.018
Scope and Contents This collection contains 16 diaries kept by members of the Munger family from New Haven, Connecticut and Portland, Oregon. The collection contains information about the social, religious, cultural, and intellectual lives of late 19th- and early 20th-century women, the daily rhythms of their domestic lives and family relations. Twelve of the diaries were kept by Rosanna ("Rose" or Rosa") May Munger from 1886-1945, excluding years...
Dates: 1882-1945; Majority of material found in 1900-1930

Anthony Reiff Papers

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Identifier: SC 00633
Scope and Contents

Two incomplete speeches of Anthony Reiff, President of the Musical Mutual Protective Union, New York and an incomplete diary (journal), written as if a book with chapters and page numbers, of a trip beginning in 1856 where he traveled in the United States and Europe. He talks of music venues, performers, composers and his personal experiences.

Dates: 1856 and undated

Renick Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.350
Content Description The Renick Family papers include farm account books, newspaper clippings, obituaries, genealogical materials, photographs, correspondence, and artificats documenting the lives of the Renick Family. Family members documented include Dewey Campbell Renick, Fern Cooley Renick, Jean Renick, and Dewey C. Renick Jr. The farm account book, circa 1942-1962, includes accounts of Kings Mill Farm (Thomas M. Brooks), Carter’s Grove Farm, Evelynton Plantation, Kings Mill Dairy Farm (operated...
Dates: Circa 1900-2007

Reverend George Bosworth Travel Diary

 Collection — Box: Small Collections Box 115, Folder: 1
Identifier: SC 01666
Scope and Contents Travel diary for Baptist minister and missionary, George Whitefield Bosworth of Portland, Maine. Leather-bound, monogrammed diary consists of detailed accounts of travels through Europe and Africa, with trips down the Nile River and into the Sinai Desert. Also contains contemplation on religious institutions and belief systems, specifically Islam and Roman Catholicism as they pertain to Bosworth's New England Protestantism. Smaller, cover-less journal recounts "a tout through the Desert,...
Dates: 1861-1862

Rosalie D. J. McLeod Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01264
Scope and Contents Typescript of diary, 1937, of Rosalie Durrette Jones McLeod of a trip aboard a steamer with her father in the summer of 1937 before she entered the College of William and Mary as a student. Among the places visited were; Berlin, Warsaw, Moscow, Kiev, Odessa, Istanbul, Athens, Cairo, Jerusalem, Naples, Rome, Florence, Venice, Vienna, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Lucerne, Geneva, Paris, Brussels, Cologne, Amsterdam, and London. Collection also contains a photograph of Rosalie D. J. McLeod and her...
Dates: 1937

J. Randolph Ruffin Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1998.58
Scope and Contents

Papers of J. Randolph Ruffin. Newspaper clippings, brochures, drafts of speeches, correspondence about Virginia history, the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, and tours directed by J. Randolph Ruffin, Director of Special Events for the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Accessions 1998.58 and 1999.22 WHRA.

Dates: 1956-1993

Gladys Ryan Travel Diary

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Identifier: SC 00908
Scope and Contents Diary of Gladys Ryan written during her trip to Europe. She begins her trip on a train from Oakland, California via Chicago to New York. She sails June 25, 1929 on the Saturnia of the Casculisch line. She describes life aboard the ship. Her first stop is Algiers, then she visits Capri, Naples, Amalfi, Pompeii, Rome, Florence, Venice, Vienna, Prague (where a man in a tavern spat at her and her friend), Munich, Lucerne, Interlaken and Montreaux. She describes the tourist sites and...
Dates: 1929

S. Agnes Kummer Diary

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Identifier: SC 00938
Scope and Contents Diary of S. Agnes Kummer of Baltimore, Maryland. In addition to her life in Baltimore where S. Agnes Kummer taught school, she documents her travels within the United States, as well as to England and France. Entries are written in English for the most part with some expressions and sentences in French.The diary begins in France on an overseas trip in March 1863 and concludes with her description of a 1866 summer trip through the American Northeast into Canada.She...
Dates: 1863-1866

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