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Women travelers

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Elizabeth Parsons travel diaries, 1844, 1853-1854

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...

Ethel Burkart letters, April-May 1925

 File — Box 3, Folder: 33
Identifier: C-Misc 122
Scope and Contents Nine holograph letters and one postcard written by Ethel Burkart during her European travels, sent between April 20 and May 11, 1925. The letters are addressed to her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E.L. Burkart, her aunt, Sallie, and her sister, Mrs. William G. Hughes. Three of the letters are written on Holland-America Line stationery, and indicate that Burkart traveled across the Atlantic on the SS New Amsterdam. Other letters are written on stationery from the Hotel De L'Europe in the Netherlands,...

Hannah B. Randlett letter, February 24, 1901

 File — Box 3, Folder: 25
Identifier: C-Misc 114
Scope and Contents One holograph letter dated February 24, 1901 written by Hannah B. Randlett (b. 1836) in Cairo Egypt to Christine [Rice Hoar]. The letter is written on stationery from the Shepheard's Hotel in Cairo, and describes Randlett's trip to Egypt, including the drownings of the two sons of Alexander C. Humphreys on the journey.

Helen Louisa Phelps Stokes travel journal

Identifier: C-121
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.

Sarah Goodwin shipwreck letter, August 1865

 File — Box 2, Folder: 20
Identifier: C-Misc 78
Scope and Contents Includes two holograph letters (separated by vertical folds) written by shipwreck survivor Sarah Goodwin, dated August 6 and 16, 1865. The letters describe the shipwreck of the sidewheel steamship Golden Rule on Roncador Reef off the coast of Nicaragua. Following the breaking up of the ship on the reef, the passengers escaped via life rafts and were shipwrecked for 11 days. Goodwin notes in her letter that one million and a half dollars in treasure was lost in the wreckage, as well as the life...

Schloss Hotel letter, August 15, 1894

 File — Box 3, Folder: 17
Identifier: C-Misc 106
Scope and Contents One holograph letter dated August 15, 1894 from "Marie" to "Will." The letter is written on stationery from the Schloss Hotel, in Heidelberg, Germany, and discusses the author's daily activities such as hiking with horses, attending an opera, as well as weather conditions and travel plans.

Travel journal of Europe, Egypt, and Palestine, 1857

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.