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Women travelers--19th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Harriet S. Crothers travel diary

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0117

This travel diary documents the honeymoon tour of continental Europe taken by American Harriet S. Crothers in the fall of 1846. Entries describe tourist activities she and her husband undertook while visiting major cities in the Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Italy, Germany, and Czechoslovakia.

Dates: 1846 August 18-November 22

Clementina Dalcour travel diary

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0122

This travel diary belonging to American foreign language instructor Clementina Dalcour documents her European travels between 1891 and 1903, including travel in Paris, Antwerp, and Brussels. Some entries, such as those written in Paris, are in French.

Dates: 1891-1903, 1919

Mary Wager Fisher Western floral sketchbook

Identifier: MSS 0093-Item 0061

This sketchbook was created by American journalist and author Mary Wager Fisher (d. 1915) and includes full-color drawings and pencil sketches from the 1870s and 1880s. Most of the drawings depict plants observed around Seattle, Washington, but Fisher also included sketches of buildings, household objects, and people observed elsewhere.

Dates: 1871-1872, 1884-1885; Majority of material found in 1885

Emily Shore journals

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0104

These three manuscripts are the seventh, tenth, and twelfth of twelve journal volumes created by a young Englishwoman named Emily Shore (1819-1839). Shore wrote these journals between October 1836 and July 1839, while she traveled around southern England, the Channel Islands, and Madeira, before dying of tuberculosis in Funchal, Madeira.

Dates: 1836-1839

C. B. Thomas diary of missionary work in Burma

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0074

This manuscript contains the travel diary of C.B. Thomas, a Baptist missionary in Burma, kept between January 24 and May 7, 1883.

Dates: 1883 January 24-May 7

Selina C. Washburn travel diary

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0080

American Selina C. Washburn kept this travel diary during her 1854 voyage from Boston, Massachusetts, to London, England, and Paris, France. Selina and her sister Sarah accompanied their father Cyrus Washburn on a business trip and her diary records her impressions of persons encountered, shops visited, and sightseeing excursions.

Dates: 1854 July 5-October 13