Europe -- Description and travel -- 19th century
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Two manuscript travel diaries kept from May 16th to November 1st, 1844 and from July 25th, 1853 to December 31st, 1854 by anti-slavery Quaker, Elizabeth Parsons of Flushing, NY. In the diaries, Parsons details her travels in England (often by railroad, once with a life insurance ticket), socializing with English Quakers (including Quaker preacher Anna Braithwaite and husband Isaac Braithwaite), as well as Society of Friends meetings and discussions (including anti-slavery). Parsons also...
Scope and Contents Collection contains over 40 holograph letters, over 100 photographs and postcards, and many pieces of memorabilia, such as menus, booklets about the ships, pamphlets, and programs documenting the culture of the countries visited on the Fife's 1934 trip around the world. The letters in the collection are written by the Fife's to their then 10 year-old daughter Nona, in Middlebury, Vermont. The Fifes traveled first class on the presidential series of Dollar Line ships, and began their journey in...
Scope and Contents 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.
Scope and Contents Collection contains 12 folders with holograph letters from between members of the Hopkins family. Eight folders primarily contain letters written by Erastus Hopkins to his son, daughter, and granddaughter (names unclear), mostly from Northampton, Massachusetts. These letters mostly contain family news with occasional mentions of religous matters One folder contains "Epistles," written by Erastus, and two folders contain letters written to Erastus by one of his children from Europe. A final...
Scope and Contents Collection contains 5 folders containing holograph letters written by J.S. Walker to his parents. This extensive file of extraordinarily fluent, candid, and detailed manuscript letters details the experiences of the well-heeled, well-connected, strongly opinionated, and bigoted young American expatriate John Sydney Walker from January 1865 to April 1867 in Paris and Geneva. These letters also cover, in young Walker's questions to his parents, and his responses to their questions and news, many...
Scope and Contents Collection contains approximately 20 handwritten letters exchanged between the Shepardson family between 1892 and 1901. During this time, Shepardson's wife and son appear to have been traveling, writing from such destinations as Spain, Italy, Belgium, and Germany. Letters to Shepardson from his wife and son describe their daily activities abroad. Shepardson's missives often express how much he misses his family, and describe his activities such as lecturing and working on theses. A final folder...
File — Box 3, Folder: 13
Identifier: C-Misc 102
Scope and Contents Eleven holograph letters written between March 31 and July 15, 1889 by S.J. Kirkwood, to his wife, Mrs. S.J. Kirkwood (Jennie Mateer) in Wooster, OH. The letters describe Kirkwood's European travels.
Scope and Contents Includes one bound manuscript travel diary, likely written by Mrs. R. P. Eaton of Boston (her signature appears on the front cover). The author of the diary sailed from New York City about the steamship City of Washington, landed in Ireland, and traveled through Scotland, England, and Italy. The author then took the steamship Alexandria to Egypt and Palestine.