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Women travelers--20th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Rae Lawton travel diary to California

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0155

This travel diary documents the trip Illinois-native Rae Lawton made to California as a young woman in 1905. In addition to Lawton's thoughts on religious topics, daily chores and time spent with friends and family, the diary recorded her impressions of several areas in California including Santa Rosa, San Francisco, and Los Angeles.

Dates: 1905

Berta Ruck travel journals

Identifier: MSS 0362

Six volumes of Welsh writer Berta Ruck's travel journals, including correspondence, photographs, and ephemera. Ruck records partial drafts of her works in progress, accounts of her financial and romantic difficulties, and memorabilia from her travels. She also details the growing anti-Semitism and the gradual rise of Nazi support in Austria.

Dates: 1928-1937

Emilie Sargent scrapbook of West Indies and South American cruise aboard R.M.S. Mauretania

Identifier: MSS 0093-Item 0010
Abstract The Emilie Sargent scrapbook documents Sargent’s travels to the West Indies and South America aboard the cruise ship R.M.S. Mauretania in the fall of 1933. The scrapbook comprises approximately one-hundred-pages of photographs, newsletters, postcards, programs, menus, newspaper clippings, souvenirs, and other ship ephemera gathered during the cruise, which stopped at the following ports of call between September 9 and September 22, 1933: Trinidad, La Guaira...
Dates: 1933-1935

Miriam E. Welliver travel diary

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0172

The Miriam E. Welliver travel journal documents this Pennsylvania school teacher's month-long, 5,100 mile automobile trip across 19 states and Canada via handwritten journal entries, black-and-white photographs, postcards, telegrams, plant specimens, pamphlets, and other miscellaneous materials.

Dates: 1934