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Japan--Description and travel

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Frances Evarts Clark Travel Diary

Identifier: SC 00866
Scope and Contents Travel diary of Frances Evarts Clark of Washington, D.C. on a trip to Asia and Europe. Her first entry is from Honolulu, Hawaii in November, 1926. The Captain of the U.S.S. Charmont, John H. Blackburn, signed her diary along with a few fellow travelers. Near the front of the diary, she has drawn a pencil picture of a ship with flying birds and has written, "Outward Bound" and "5 December 1926, A.W.R." In December, Clark is in Guam where they quarantined because there is measles...
Dates: 1926-1927


 File — Small Collections Box 120, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents

A 396 page line diary kept by Dr. Hondelink during his travels in Japan.

Dates: 1906 - 1908

Margetta Hirsch Doyle Papers

Identifier: UA 5.005
Scope and Contents

This collection contains diaries, photographs, and other material related to Margetta Doris (Hirsch) Doyle. The bulk of the collection consists of material related to Margetta Doyle's days as a student at Mary from 1941-1945. The collection also includes a diary, photographs, and financial information concerning a trip to China, Japan, and Hong Kong in the fall of 1984 by Margetta Hirsch Doyle, her husband, and two friends. The diaries contain summary notes compiled by Margetta Doyle.

Dates: 1941-1984; Majority of material found in 1942-1984

Glass Plate Slides, Part 1

 File — Small Collections Box 120.1
Scope and Contents

Twenty-eight glass slides featuring scenes of Japan from Dr. Handelink's travels. The slides are color-tinted.

Dates: 1906 - 1908

Glass Plate Slides, Part 2

 File — Small Collections Box 120.2
Scope and Contents

Twenty-seven glass slides featuring scenes of Japan from Dr. Handelink's travels. The slides are color-tinted.

Dates: 1906 - 1908

Grigsby-Galt Papers

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.308
Scope and Contents This collection contains the family papers of members of the Grigsby and Galt Families. Mary Blair Grigsby married William W. Galt in 1881.  The collection contains papers of various members of the Grigsby family, particulary Hugh Blair Grigsby who was a historian and Chancellor of The College of William and Mary and his son, Hugh Carrington Grigsby who lived his entire life at the family farm, Edgehill, in Charlotte County, Virginia. The collection also contains the personal...
Dates: 1736-1982; Majority of material found in 1840-1930

Garrett Hondelink Diary and Photographic Materials

Identifier: SC 01745
Content Description

A 396 page line diary, 78 film negatives, and 55 glass slides created by Garrett Hondelink during a missionary trip to Kagoshima, Japan. The diary entries include descriptions of daily life, travel throughout Japan, and interactions with other missionaries as well as with Japanese officials.

The negatives and glass slides feature images from Hondelink's travels, showing local people, buildings, and landmarks.

Dates: 1906 - 1908

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...
Dates: 1937-1972 and undated

H. M. Lewis Papers

Identifier: SC 00848
Scope and Contents Two letters written by H. M. Lewis, a missionary in Sendai, Japan to Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Creasy in Roanoke, Virginia in 1932 and 1934 respectively.One letter includes a description of "child life in Japan" that the author suggests might be useful for a Bible class.The second letter consists of a 15 page description titled "The Log" (circulation 120) and describes in detail travels to different places in Asia. Sections are titled: 'Manila', 'Along the China Sea - Hong...
Dates: 1932-1934

Photograph Album of Trip to Japan

Identifier: SC 00136
Content Description

Photograph album of a trip to Japan consisting of 37 photographs. Many of them are labeled with such places as Namba, Sumiyuski Shrine, and Ohama Park. There are also photographs of rail cars, landscapes, monks, Japanese competing in athletic events, and beach scenes. Two photographs are labeled Natives of Honolulu, 1898. One photograph is a cabinet card and the back is labeled Aunt Lena Schwamb? and Aunt Hilda Luckner.

Dates: Other: circa 1900

Blanche Potter Photograph Album

Identifier: SC 01604
Scope and Contents 181 black and white photographs from a trip to Japan in 1914. Blanche Potter was the daughter of New York Congressman and capitalist, Orlando Potter. She traveled to Japan with a group of American friends. They visited Kyoto, Tokyo, Yokahama, Miyajima, Miyanoshita. Each photograph contains a caption and the album portrays varied landscape and architectural scenes such as lakes, valleys, and trees as well as temples, pagodas, fountains, and bridges. The album also features photographs of...
Dates: 1914