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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.

Lane Carlson Papers

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Identifier: MS 00004
Scope and Contents Papers, 1937-1972, of Colonel Bonnie "Lane" Carlson, originally from Scotts Bluff, Nebraska. Colonel Lane Carlson was one of the first five female colonels in the United States Army. Primarily includes letters written to and from her parents throughout her life, beginning with her time at Sullins College in Bristol, Virginia, various military bases, postwar Japan and West Germany. Some of the topics discussed in the letters include base life during the war, the experience of a commissioned...

Helen Drumm Diary

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Identifier: SC 00939
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1927, 1928, 1934 of Helen Drumm, a teacher of Tacoma and Republic, Washington (State). Helen Drumm records her 1927 and 1934 trips to California describing some places and structures in great detail. Her entries also cover the year 1928 when she moved to Republic, Washington to take on a new teaching position.

For the 1934 trip her entries include writings of are of a more religious nature.

Gertrude Lovett Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01300
Scope and Contents This collection contains the diaries, 1953-1960, of Gertrude Lovett of Beverly, Massachusetts. The diaries describe trips taken by Lovett and her husband, Earle Lovett. The first diary, 1953, concerns a road trip taken by the Lovetts starting in Massachusetts and traveling to the West Coast of the United States and Canada, including stops in a number of National Parks. There is also an account of a trip to Florida in 1960.The second diary contains an account of a 1959 trip to...

Margaret Hudson Diary

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Identifier: SC 00744
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1886, of Margaret Hudson on her trip to the 1886 Liverpool Exposition in England. The first 20 pages of the volume are diary entries, while the rest is a journal of expenses and notes.

Helen Liszka Marx Diaries

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Identifier: SC 01184
Scope and Contents

The diaries of Helen Liszka Marx are two notepads, one with personal information such as poems and addresses, and the other a diary of her travels from Chicago to Ohio, Vermont, Oklahoma, and Missouri from June 1935 to August 1936.

Mary H. Akin Diary

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Identifier: SC 00870
Scope and Contents Diary of Mary H. Akin (b. circa 1835) of New Bedford, Massachusetts. She began her diary on October 7th, 1875 and ended it on August 20th, 1876. Entries comment on day-to-day occurences, family and social life. Some of the entries (going to Friends meetings) suggest that she may have been a Quaker. Also included is the description of a trip to Detroit and Chicago. For a listing of names mentioned in the diary and selected...

Muriel McCormick Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.779
Scope and Contents

Diaries and photographs, 1937-1949, of Muriel McCormick.  McCormick was a staff member at the United States embassy in Paris, France, from 1945-1946, and much of the collection chronicles her travels through Europe.

Motor Trip Diary and Blanket

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Identifier: SC 00889
Scope and Contents Car trip diary, 1927-1934 and travel blanket of an unidentified woman. The diary records her trips in her Erskine Studebaker and later a new 1934 Ford. Includes are dates, miles, times and who accompanied her, as well as brief remarks. The following description was provided by the seller: "She writes of attending the 1927 Cleveland Industrial Exhibition and seeing the exhibit titled "The Tower Of Jewels" she attended ball games, boat races again, dances, camping, picnics,...

Coral Patridge Papers

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Identifier: SC 01151
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1920s-1941, of Coral Patridge of New York, New York. Includes a travel diary of a trip she took by train from New York to New Mexico in the 1920s.  Also includes 29 photographic prints, 9 of which feature New York City; some of the photographs also have descriptive information on the back.  There is also an address book, a postcard sent from Germany, and a card with the history of the name "Patridge."

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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