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Travel

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Lucy T. Shoe Meritt papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M50
Overview Lucy T. Shoe Meritt (1906- 2003) was an acclaimed archaeologist, scholar, teacher and editor who received her B.A, M.A, and Ph.D degrees from Bryn Mawr. During her life time, Shoe Meritt taught at Mount Holyoke College and the University of Texas at Austin, was a fellow at the American Academy of Rome, and served as the Editor of Publications for the American School of Classical Studies in Athens. Additionally, she was a member of the Institute for Advanced Study and the American Institute...
Dates: 1888 - 2003

"Among the Red Indians"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-070
Overview Henry Stanley Newman's "Among the Red Indians" provides a narrative of Newman's travels among Native Americans west of the Mississippi River in 1889. The manuscript was prepared for Mary S. Kimber when she was proposing to write a book on the work that American Friends did with indigenous peoples, which was published in 1917 and entitled "Friends and the Indians." Newman's manuscript was never published. The manuscript describes the various settlements that Newman and his wife visited on...
Dates: Undated.

Ocean Voyage Diary and Ship Logs

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-801-11-005
Overview

The first half of the text concentrates on the author’s experience sailing aboard a merchant vessel. It gives a first-person view of living and traveling abroad as a merchant in the 19th century, providing insight into cultural differences and similarities at the time. The second half of the text contains the travel history of five ships: The Tyrian, Iconium, Thracian, Persian, and Eurotas.

Dates: 1844-1850

Henry Hale G. Sharpless passport

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-036
Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of Henry G. Sharpless's passport. The passport is in French, and includes stamps from various countries.

Dates: 1851

Dorothy Burr Thompson diaries and papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-2010-14
Overview

Dorothy Burr Thompson (1900 – 2001) was a prominent archaeologist who graduated from Bryn Mawr in 1923. She specialized in Greek terracotta. Burr Thompson and her husband, Homer A. Thompson, were both heavily involved with the American School of Classical Studies in Athens. The collection includes her diaries, personal correspondence, and professional papers. It also includes contains both personal and research related photographs and postcards.

Dates: 1912 - 1991

James Wood papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1218
Abstract James Wood (1839-1925) was “interested in education, philanthropy, in the various branches of agriculture, in archaeology, history, Indian lore, anthropology, science, in prison reform and above all, in the Bible and religion,” (ABS, 2). He was also a business man, serving as President of the Genesee Salt Company in Piffard, New York. The James Wood papers are divided into twelve series: “Biographical Material:” “Agriculture;” Business and Financial Material;” “Collected Quaker Material;”...
Dates: Bulk, 1865-1921 1865-1964; Majority of material found within 1865 - 1921

Andrew H. Woods papers

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Identifier: BMC-M78
Overview Andrew H. Woods (1872 – 1956) became vice president of Canton College in Guangzhou, China in 1899. He maintained his association with Canton Christian College throughout the Boxer Rebellion, or Yihetuan Movement, and the end of the Qing dynasty. Woods moved back and forth between China and the United States with his wife, Fanny Sinclair, who graduated from Bryn Mawr in 1901. In 1929, the couple and their children settled in Iowa. In Iowa, Woods worked as a professor and practitioner of...
Dates: 1885 - 1956