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Philip L. Barbour Papers

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Identifier: 01/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...

Bosworth and Fling Family Papers

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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 the...

Mabel D. Bragdon Travel Diary

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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.

William Brayshaw Photograph Album

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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.

Broome Family Papers

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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....

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. This collection is unprocessed.

Carleton Gates Letters, 1857-1858

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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.

Frances Evarts Clark Travel Diary

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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...

Daisy Crisler Papers

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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 and...

Doris Baker Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2012.115
Scope and Contents Photographs and photograph albums, circa 1950s-1980s, of Doris 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.