Collection contains Helen Louisa Phelps Stokes' handwritten travel jounral, detailing her travels to Rome, Austria, France, Frankfurt, Germany, and England from April to July, 1905. Journal contains pages with inserted postcards from locations visited.
Helen Louisa Phelps Stokes, daughter of Isaac Newton Phelps and Sarah Phelps, was born in 1847 and died on June 30, 1930. She married Anson Phelps Stokes on October 17, 1865. The couple had eight children: Isaac Newton, Sarah Maria, Helen Olivia, J. Graham, Anson the younger, Ethel V., Caroline M., Mildred, and Harold M.
Entries in journal are chronological.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Mildred Duncan Baker, Middlebury College c.1956. Baker is Stokes' granddaughter.