Africa--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.
Harry Newman Papers
Identifier: SC 00925
Scope and Contents Papers of Harry Newman containing the diary of his voyage as a cadet on the MS Crown City/South African Dispatch Line from San Francisco on route to Africa in 1930, letters to and from family members mostly relating to Harry's travels, a letter from the president of the dispatch line, V. H. Pinckney, with an update on the ship's progress, as well as several black and white photographs, some of which also relate to the MS Crown City trip. There is also one letter from Jeypore, India, written...
Rhodesia Photograph Album
Identifier: SC 01606
Scope and Contents
96 black and white photographs in an album that features some pre-filled stock pictures of safari animals and landscape scenes of Rhodesia and parts of Southern Africa. Most of the other photographs are labeled studio photos of individuals and native Rhodesian's depicted in church, school, and town settings.
William Stamps Cherry Papers
Identifier: SC 01778
Content Description This is a collection of papers from William Stamps Cherry's visits to Africa around the end of the 19th century. Cherry was an American businessman, explorer, and writer involved in the Ivory trade. In these letters he mentions interacting with the native people, elephant hunting as well as ivory shipping, and the possibility of treaty negotiations. 35 letters in English and French, 13 business documents such as receipts, itemized lists, and a certificate of authenticity. Two...