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Pocket Diaries of Merchant's Wife

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Identifier: SC 01548
Scope and Contents Three pocket diaries written in 1869-1870 and 1874. The first diary, from 1869, focuses on the writer's daily life in Massachusetts. She writes about her activities such as music lessons, visits from friends, commemorating the anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, attending lectures at the Ladies' Physiological Institute, going to the Anti-Slavery Convention at the Horticultural Hall, and seeing photograph exhibits. She also mentions writing letters to Erastus, who has gone to San...

Nell J. Poehlmann Diaries

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Identifier: SC 00646
Scope and Contents Diaries, 1947-1948 and 1952, of Nell J. Poehlmann of Petaluma, California. The 1947 diary primarily concerns the trip of Poehlmann and her husband Max Poehlmann from San Francisco to Buenos Aires by going through the Strait of Magellan. Poehlmann then spends a month and a half in Buenos Aires before returning to San Franscisco by going through the Caribbean Sea and the Panama Canal. The 1952 diary concerns Poehlmann's trip to Mexico City, the people with which she travels, and the activities...

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...

Travel Diaries (Europe)

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.023
Scope and Contents Diaries, 1977, 1980-1983, 1985, 1987, 1989 and undated of unidentified female traveler orginially from Ohio and later Florida. Among the countries visited are Austria, Germany, France, The Netherlands and Italy. Descriptions cover food, observations of people and sites visited including describing traveling through the checkpoints between West and East Germany. Also included are ephemera, like wine labels, brochures, receipts, etc. Some of the later trips were taken together with...

Warner Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.251
Scope and Contents Diaries, accounts and address book of Anna P. (Anne) Warner (b. 1876) of Washington D.C.  and Rebecca P. (Bess) Warner, sisters of Washington, D.C.  The sisters came from a well-off family and traveled extensively in Europe. They remained single and shared an apartment.  It has not been determined if one of the two 1899 diaries and the address book were kept by one of the sisters or by another family member. Most of the diaries contain detailed entries on their travels abroad,...

Beatrice Jeanne Wright Diary

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Identifier: SC 01565
Scope and Contents Travel diary of Beatrice Jeanne Wright while en route from San Francisco, California to Guam, with a three day stop in Hawaii, in the Fall of 1948. Wright records her experiences of her journey on board the USS General H. W. Butner (AP-113), the people she met and interacted with, her time in Hawaii while en route, and her daily life once she arrived in Guam. Wright's work in Guam was in the capacity of a U.S. Government civil service employee. She spends a great deal of time detailing...

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