Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Zelma Corning Brandt (1891-1990) was a social crusader active throughout the twentieth century. Her chief interests included the independence and development of colonial countries, American Indian affairs, nuclear disarmament, women’s issues, and geriatric concerns. The collection consists of correspondence, travel notes, diaries and writings, and publications and reports, especially from 1960-1989. Brandt’s longevity and attention to detail provide a complete view of various world and...
Dates: 1906 - 1989
Scope and Content note The photographs included in this travelogue document a trip to Mexico that took place between January 23 and March 16, 1937. The images are black and white, and the majority are accompanied by brief, hand-written notes and occasional commentary. The photographs’ content is varied; many depict the physical surroundings of Mexico, featuring both natural landscapes and man-made structures like pyramids, temples, and palaces. Others highlight the activities of Mexican natives in both rural and...
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single volume scrapbook compiled by J. Lindley Spicer. The volume is largely comprised of photos and printed images of Quakers, Meeting houses, Meetings for worship, and Quaker missions in Mexico, Africa, Palestine, and China. The volume includes a number of clipped newspaper articles on various Quaker leaders as well. Inside the volume is an index of photos and clippings included in the scrapbook.