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Asia--Description and travel

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Doris C. Baker Papers

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2012.115
Scope and Contents

Photographs and photograph albums, circa 1950s-1980s, of Doris C. 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.

Dates: 1950-2013; Majority of material found in 1950-1986

Moncure Conway Letter to Ellen Conway

Identifier: SC 00489
Scope and Contents

Letter from Monc[ure] [Conway], S.S. Australia, to his wife, Ellen, while traveling  to Sydney, Australia for a lecture tour.  He writes of his love for her, events on the voyage, money matters, sights he has seen and his activities in Australia and other places and his thoughts on religion.  September 19, 1883.

Dates: 1883 September 19

Diary (Asia)

Identifier: SC 00023
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one diary containing thoughts transcribed by an unknown author during a 1982 trip to Asia, with trips to Thailand, India, and Hong Kong. The author comments on the scenery and the locals. Much of the diary concerns Les — the author's significant other and travel companion who left as tensions rose between them. The author's travels, thoughts, and interactions with locals are increasingly bitter and lonely after Les departed. The seller of the diary alludes that...
Dates: 1981-1982

Eddie to Lottie Letter

Identifier: SC 01501
Scope and Contents

Letter about how he misses her and mentioning life in Burma.

Dates: 1944 November 30