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Archives & Manuscripts

Travel -- 20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Hans Albrecht manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-003
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the typed manuscript report of Hans Albrecht's visit to the United States from Germany in 1926, written in German. The sections of the report include topics such as, "factory farms and workers questions," "politics," "prohibition," "school and culture," and "the negro problem."

Beresford family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1257
Overview Included are letters between Peter A. Beresford, David O. Beresford, and Dorothy Beresford, as well as various other writers, mostly written 1929-1932.

Drumm / Mills Family photo album

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-801-06-002
Overview This album contains 388 photographs related to the Drumm and Mills families, often during trips taken in their automobiles. The photos are mainly portraits, showing the personality of the family members.

Mexican Travelogue Photo Album

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Identifier: HC.MC-801-06-001
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...

New York Yearly Meeting Anonymous Travel Photographs

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Identifier: SFHL-PA-091
Overview This collection consists of 1 folder, dating from approximately 1965-1975, of anonymous travel photographs capturing travel sites and activities. There are some photographs of Friends meetings in progress as well as general group photos.

Photo album of trip to Cuba, Guatemala, and Honduras

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Identifier: HC.MC-801-06-003
Scope and Contents Ziegler’s photographs document the journey of the T.E.S. Antigua (of the United Fruit Company's Great White Fleet) from a New York harbor to locations in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba; Puerto Barrios, Guatemala; and Puerto Cortés, Honduras. These images include various portraits of the ship’s guests and crew and scenic views from the ship. More centrally, the album depicts touristic travels through Central American ports. This includes local life in the native quarter in Guatemala, the Tela Railroad...

Stokes-Woodruff family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1263
Scope and Contents note The Stokes-Woodruff Family papers span a wide range of topics and material types all related to the lives of the Stokes and Woodruff families. The collection is divided into four series: F.J. Stokes Company Papers, Stokes Family Papers, Woodruff Family Papers, and Other Family Histories. The first series, F.J. Stokes Company Papers, is comprised of documents related to the organization and administration of the F.J. Stokes Machine Company including publicity materials, company records, and...

The collection of Beulah Hurley Waring and Alston Waring, New Hope, PA

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Identifier: HC.MC-1225
Overview The collection, primarily of correspondence of Quaker Beulah Hurley (1886-) relating principally to her relief work after World War I in Europe and Russia under the auspices of several Friends' groups and the photographs of Quaker P. Alston Waring (1895-1978) taken in Europe, East Asia, California, Central America and mainly in India between 1915 and 1954.