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Voyages and travels--History--20th century

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Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Logbook kept aboard the schooner Arabia

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0164

This logbook chronicles the voyage of the fishing schooner Arabia from Gloucester, Massachusetts, to the Western Banks of Newfoundland in September 1908.

Dates: 1908

S. Christian, notes of a trip to Europe and return

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0011

This journal documents the return voyage of S. Christian from Liverpool, England, to New York City on the liner Campania after a sightseeing trip to Europe.

Dates: 1900 July 11-September 1

A holiday in Norway and along the way, 1908, being the journal of a trip by Charles H. Cummings and George G. Clark, as kept by the latter

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0012

This 1909 bound typescript manuscript was prepared by George G. Clark to commemorate his 1908 trip with Charles H. Cummings. Their travel from New York City to Norway by steamer and rail, along with details of experiences in many European locales along the way, is recounted in this travel narrative.

Dates: 1909

Diane Di Prima letters and poetry collection

Identifier: MSS 0183

The Diane Di Prima letters and poetry collection consists of thirty letters and a collection of poems, all written by American poet, Diane Di Prima. Diane Di Prima's letters, spanning the dates 1962-1971, are written to her parents, Frank and Emma Di Prima. The collection of poetry, titled the Freddie Poems, consists of poems dated between 1957–1966.

Dates: 1957-1971

A diary of the American Red Cross Sanitary Commission to Serbia 1915-16

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0056
Abstract The journal of Dr. Stanley Hart Osborn describes his work with the Red Cross in Serbia and Montenegro during World War I, where he joined a group of doctors and sanitary engineers volunteering to fight typhus and other epidemic diseases. The journal is a carbon copy of a typescript of the daily journal kept by Osborn from May 1915 to Jan 1916 and relates his experiences as a member of a neutral organization during the war. The journal also features over 300 photographs taken by Osborn,...
Dates: 1915-1917

Notes on trips to Paris, Normandy and Brittany : Notes on a trip through the Smoky Mountains in 1935

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0069

These two travel journals belonging to Emily Sowden contain descriptions of trips to France, the Southeast United States, and Latin America in the 1930s. The entries feature itineraries with commentary and are supplemented by numerous postcards, photographs, small maps, and plant specimens.

Dates: 1933-1939

Travel journal through the Mid-Atlantic

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0142

This journal of an early twentieth-century woman contains autograph entries describing eating, drinking, sightseeing, and shopping in New York City and several excursions within the Mid-Atlantic region in the 1930s. The entries are accompanied by numerous black and white photographs of locations visited during her trips.

Dates: approximately 1935 May 5-12