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Archives & Manuscripts

Women travelers -- Europe

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Louise Heron Blair Daura collection

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M12
Overview Louise Heron Blair Daura (Bryn Mawr College 1927) was married to the Catalan painter Pierre Daura. He joined the Spanish Republican Army in 1937, and Louise wrote a series of letters to her family about going to visit Pierre while he was on leave in Barcelona in 1938. These letters vividly describe the living conditions and damage done to the towns of Spain during the Spanish Civil War. The collection includes letters to Louise while she was at Bryn Mawr as well as letters written to her from...

Jacqueline Pascal Morris Evans papers

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Identifier: BMC-M91
Overview Jacqueline Pascal Morris (later Evans) (1886-1947) graduated from Bryn Mawr College in 1908. Following her graduation, she and two cousins, Agnes and Alida, travelled through Europe for three months. Their route took them from Paris into Switzerland, and then down the Italian peninsular. They returned the same way, travelling along the French Riviera before their return from London. This collection contains 26 letters, written to Jacqueline’s father over the course of her travels.

Mary Rhoads Haines memoir

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-041
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the three volumes of handwritten memoirs by Mary Rhoads Haines, written for her children, John and Hannah Garrett. The memoir describes Haines' trip to Great Britain and Ireland, which she took in 1874-1875. The memoir describes the voyage by sea, her arrival in Britain, and travel throughout Britain and Ireland, as well as Quaker meetings she attended, Quaker families visited, tourist destinations visited, and local history, and includes excerpts of letters and...

Ella Bowles Newlin journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-052
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of typed transcript of excerpts from Ella Bowles Newlin's travel journal from her trip with her husband from Iowa to England, Norway, and Germany. The transcript was prepared by Newlin's granddaughter, Vesta Newlin Hansen. Newlin's trip begins by taking a train from her home in Iowa to Philadelphia, where she and her husband attended the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, after which the two traveled to New York, where they spent two weeks visiting friends. The couple took...

Gertrude Plaisted photo albums

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Identifier: HC.MC-1264
Scope and Contents note This collection is comprised of photo albums primarily featuring the European travels of Gertrude Plaisted and her mother, Mabel Plaisted, in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Photos of architecture —especially churches and cathedrals—are some of the most prevalent in the collection. Many images depict city life and local inhabitants, while others capture the grandeur of the physical scenery. Additionally, a number of photos are art reproductions of Italian sculptures and paintings. Photos of...

Rebecca Wright diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-093
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the handwritten diary and photocopy of Rebecca Wright's religious visit to England and Ireland. Entries provide an account of her voyage to Ireland, her recuperation in Waterford after arriving, her attendance at meetings in Ireland, her travel to Liverpool, England, and attendance at meetings throughout England.