Europe -- Description and travel -- 19th century
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Hopkins Family letters
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 religious 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...
J.S. Walker letters
Scope and Contents Collection contains five folders, including holograph letters written by J.S. Walker to his parents. This extensive file of extraordinarily fluent, candid and detailed manuscript letters, with meticulous descriptions of 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 young Walker's questions to his parents, and his responses to...
Shepardson Family letters
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...
S.J. Kirkwood letters, 1889
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.