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Sarah A. Ballard Journal

Identifier: SC 01603
Scope and Contents This journal begins in Hartford, CT when Sarah Ballard begins her training to become a teacher. She writes almost exclusively about visiting local schools and of lectures she hears related to the teaching profession. Much of the first portion of her journal is dedicated to understanding different teaching philosophies. She details her approaches to teaching arithmetic, spelling, singing, and grammar. She also addressing religion and attending church services. Ballard gives some description...

Barbara N. Moore Photograph Albums, circa

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2015.214
Scope and Contents

7 photograph albums related to several trips abroad made by Barbara N. Moore, circa 1970s-1990s.  While cities/towns may be identified, specific sites visited and individuals are not.  Places visited include the former Soviet Union, Germany, and Italy.

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Beatrice Livingstone Travel Diary

Identifier: SC 01312
Content Description Travel diary along with itinerary, charted courses, pictures, and mementos kept by Beatrice Livingstone, wife of Lieutenant John Livingstone. Contains records of the travels of Beatrice L. Livingstone on Navy ships and cruise liners from 1926-1929. Ships include the USS Chaumont, SS President Madison, SS President Jackson, and SS Malolo. Ephemera includes newspapers, tickets, maps, telegrams, cablegrams, and pamphlets from the Panama Canal Zone, the Pacific coast of the United States,...

Frances Beckwith Letters

Identifier: MS 00079
Content Description

175 handwritten letters written by Frances Beckwith to her sister Emma Louise, during three trips to Europe between 1926 and 1935, and in New York in 1950. Beckwith was traveling alone after retiring at the age of 45. The letters describe her travels, the people staying in hotels and pensions with her, and the events and locations she visited, especially churches. Beckwith is very critical, and frequently makes racist and anti-Semitic comments and comparisons.

Mabel D. Bragdon Travel Diary

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.

Broome Family Papers

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....

Lane Carlson Papers

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...

Edith M. Clayes Travel Diary

Identifier: SC 00878
Scope and Contents Travel diary of Edith M. Clayes of a voyage from California to Washington, D.C. Clayes visited, among other places, the Panama Canal; Havana, Cuba; Key West, St. Augustine and Miami, Florida; Richmond, Virginia; and the Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, Maryland areas. She writes about her personal experiences as well as the history of the places visited. The cover of the diary is made of wood board with a leather spine. The cover is attached with hob nails, is gilded in places and...

Daisy Crisler Papers

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...

Helen Drumm Diary

Identifier: SC 00939
Scope and Contents Diary, 127 pp., 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, WA to take on a new teaching position. For the 1934 trip her entries include writings of are of a more religious nature. For a more detailed description and some excerpts, provided by the...

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