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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...

Nassau, Cuba, and Deal, New Jersey Photograph Albums

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 01/MS 00071
Scope and Contents Four photograph albums depicting travel and scenes of Nassau, Havana, Cuba, and Deal Beach, New Jersey where the photographer owned a cottage circa 1920's. Each photograph is described in a few words on a label affixed under the picture. Most of the pictures have a woman dressed in typical white dress smiling for the camera. A few photographs have her labeled as Mrs. Fitch but no other indication is given of her name. It is clear, however, that she is the focus of the albums. Nassau pictures...

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

 Collection
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...

Paul Presnell and Alice Arikawa Photograph Album

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.057
Scope and Contents

Photograph album, circa 1940s, of Paul Presnell and Alice Arikawa, a married couple. Presnell is a former member of the United States military. Photograph album primarily concerns a trip to Silver Spring, Florida, taken by the couple, but also includes pictures of a parade and of what seems to be the couple's child.

Gladys Ryan Travel Diary

 Collection
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...

Harry and Anna Saxer Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.136
Scope and Contents In 1949 Harry Saxer, a Pennsylvania steel executive, and his wife Anna Saxer traveled to Germany to assist U. S. military officials with the restoration of Germany's steel industry after World War II.  The Saxers were in Germany for much of 1949.  Harry Saxer was a civilian employee of  the U. S. Army, and worked with the Combined Steel Group in Germany.They assembled two scrapbooks (Acc. 2009.136) to document their stay in Germany. Some of the predominant formats included are...

Clara Louise Schiefer Diary

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Identifier: SC 00724
Scope and Contents Diary, 1933,  of Clara Louise Schiefer, Rochester, N.Y. The following description was provided by the seller: "1933 handwritten diary of Clara-Louise Schiefer who had lived on Westland Ave. in Rochester, NY.  Lots of memorabilia stuck in between the pages in regards to that day's entry. Some of the memorabilia items are:  Vintage 1933 Halloween invitation to a party on Grosvenor Rd; School football photo of Brighton High School team; newspaper clippings, etc.  Ms. Schiefer toured Germany...

Shaw Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.460
Scope and Contents Papers of the Shaw family of Skidmore, Missouri. Included are a scrapbook, 1941, of Edna Shaw (b. 1920) documenting her travels through some of the southern states where she directed the comedy "Bubbling Over," which was sponsored by the American Legion. It includes postcards and extensive handwritten descriptions by Edna Shaw, programs, and news clippings reviewing the play. Also included are a class photograph, 1900, presented to Edna's mother Hazel by her teacher, a 1904...

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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