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Middle East -- Description and travel

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

William Bacon Evans papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1020
Overview The papers of Quaker William Bacon Evans (1875-1964), a traveler to the Middle East, including Palestine, Syria and Lebanon and to Europe. His letters and journals are complemented by letters to him from a number of prominent people.
Dates: 1787-1963

Sydney Hunt collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1235
Overview This collection consists of 101 glass lantern slides, taken by Sydney Hunt and C. (Khalil) Raad in the 1930s in Palestine. Sydney Hunt traveled through Palestine and Germany in the 1920s. He purchased some of the slides from Raad, a professional photographer, and took others himself. Also included in this collection is a draft of Hunt's book The Joyful Traveler: Wanderings of Sydney Hunt, 1932-1934, with hand corrections. Hunt had written this manuscript in the...
Dates: 1930-2004

Margaret Trumbull Corwin papers #

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Identifier: BMC-M39
Overview Margaret Trumbull Corwin (1889-1983) received an A.B. degree from Bryn Mawr College in 1912 with a major in French and a minor in German. After graduation she worked at Yale University Press until 1919. In 1916 she took a leave of absence to work as executive secretary to the Connecticut Women’s Committee of the Council of National Defense in Hartford, Connecticut. In 1919 Miss Corwin went to France with the YMCA and was stationed in Beaune at the American Expeditionary Forces University. Upon...
Dates: 1912-1971

Henry Hale G. Sharpless diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-068
Overview Four of Henry Hale G. Sharpless's diaries are travel diaries that describe his travels throughout the eastern United States, Europe, and the Middle East. The remaining three diaries describe Sharpless's daily life at home in Pennsylvania, and on his farm outside Philadelphia.
Dates: 1841-1870