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France--Description and travel--20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Ann Kimberly Gifford Cunningham European Travel Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01346
Content Description 79 page diary detailing a trip to England and France in 1912- 1913. Ann was the wife of Brigadier General James Hutchings Cunningham and her diary includes some of her time living at West Point, New York.

E.R. McElligott Papers

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Identifier: MS 00126
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 102 letters and several postcards written primarily by E.R. McElligott, a draftsman in the 152nd Aero Squadron of the United States Army.  The letters are written to various family members, particulary McElligott's sisters and parents, and describe his life in the military from enlistment to discharge.  McElligott describes his travels from New York to San Antonio and finally to Illinois, England, and France.  His letters give insight into the daily details,...

Goodwin Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 78 G63
Scope and Contents Letters, memoirs, journals, sermons, monographs, genealogical material concerning the Goodwin, Archer, Silvester, Ballard and Smith families. The bulk of the collection is comprised of the papers of Frederick Deane Goodwin, an Episcopal minister.  Bishop William Meade is a correspondent.  Correspondence between Frederick Deane Goodwin's immediate family is included and papers of his son, Edward Lewis Goodwin, an Episcopal minister and his granddaughter, Mary Frances Goodwin, a...

Julia Seldon Grandy Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 91 G76
Scope and Contents Includes manuscripts of poetry written by Julia Selden Grandy who lived in Norfolk, Va. and Baltimore, Md. as well as short stories by Grandy; translations by Grandy of French poetry written by Stephen Mallarme (1842-1898); diaries kept while in school in New York and on trips to Paris and London; published books by Grandy; and scrapbooks.  Includes a biography, poem and her obituary.

Elizabeth Hayes Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.279
Scope and Contents Papers of Elizabeth Hayes (Goddard) who was the secretary to Rev. Dr. W.A.R. Goodwin when he began the effort to restore Williamsburg, Virginia. Includes letters written to Elizabeth Hayes by Rev. Dr. W.A.R. Goodwin during his trip to Great Britain and France in 1929 where he did research and made contacts for the restoration of Williamsburg. Typed carbon copy of "The Turn of Another Century, Personal Memories" by Rev. Dr. W.A. R. Goodwin dated October 1938....

Maguire Family Scrapbook

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Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 1995.49
Scope and Contents Fragment of scrapbook of trips to Europe, Bermuda made by members of the F. H. Maguire family of Richmond, Va. in 1911, 1917-1919 and 1926. Contains postcards, exhibit catalogs and tourist literature. The postcards, 1917-1919, of France were collected by [F.H. Maguire ?] who served as a captain in the U. S. Air Service. The collection includes passenger lists from the S.S. Coronia, May 23, 1911 (Liverpool to New York), R.M.S.P. Orea, June 19, 1926 (New York to Cherbourg and Southampton), and...

Muriel McCormick Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.779
Scope and Contents Diaries and photographs, 1937-1949, of Muriel McCormick.  McCormick was a staff member at the United States embassy in Paris, France, from 1945-1946, and much of the collection chronicles her travels through Europe.

Betty Movern Diary

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Identifier: Mss 2007.89
Scope and Contents Diary (1947-1948) of Betty Movern detailing her extended tour of post war Europe. She describes the trips she made with her husband and adult son with hopes of selling the manuscript for eventual publication. She records visiting Germany, Italy, Switzerland, the Netherlands, France, Luxembourg, and England. She describes a visit to Hitler's country home and meeting a German man who swam from Russian occupied East Germany to West Germany in order to obtain food for his family. Movern included...

J. G. Northrup Papers

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Identifier: SC 01030
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a small bound diary and ten photographs.  The diary was kept by Private J. G. Northrup, mainly while he was deployed in France in Company B, 303rd Engineers, 78th Division, American Expeditionary Forces, from June 1918 through May 1919.  Company B supported troops during major engagements in the Saint-Mihiel and Meuse-Argonne offensives.  Diary entries are brief, mentioning routine duties and events.  The diary appears...

Rosalie D. J. McLeod Diary

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Identifier: SC 01264
Scope and Contents Typescript of diary, 1937, of Rosalie Durrette Jones McLeod of a trip aboard a steamer with her father in the summer of 1937 before she entered the College of William and Mary as a student. Among the places visited were; Berlin, Warsaw, Moscow, Kiev, Odessa, Istanbul, Athens, Cairo, Jerusalem, Naples, Rome, Florence, Venice, Vienna, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Lucerne, Geneva, Paris, Brussels, Cologne, Amsterdam, and London. Collection also contains a photograph of Rosalie D. J. McLeod and her father.