Europe -- Description and travel
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
This photo album documents a trip to Europe in 1891. The album begins on the S.S. Waesland with many images of the passangers and crew. In Europe, Hemmenway visits Antwerp, Brussles, Cologne, Heidelberg, Baden-Baden, Pisa, Paris, London, Stratford, Chester, and Liverpool, as well as traveling down the Rhine by boat.
Though much of the contents of the journals contain commentary that is mundane and seemingly trivial, this set of works offers broad social history and insight into the imagination and perceptions of primarily 20th-century middle-class American women, probably Quaker, as they perceive the world beyond their own spheres of reference. (Written by Emma Lapsansky-Werner)
Letters (with accompanying poetry, acrostics, drawings, clippings, etc.), marriage certificates, photographs, friendship book, estate related papers, account books, and computer disks. Primarily letters of the closely related Quaker families of Cope and Evans of Germantown (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania); other families include Brown, Drinker, and Haines.
Chiefly family papers of tye Gayner family, Quakers, of Sunderland, England. Especially includes John Gayner (1824-1911), and his brother, Robert Heydon Gayner (1831-1916). Topics include family affairs, various Quaker interests, including the religious welfare of sailors and evening schools for young men, American Civil War, and trips to Europe and Egypt.
This scrapbook was created by John Quincy Hunsicker III (Haverford College Class of 1928) to document his trip to Europe during the summer of 1928. Hunsicker traveled with and met several other Haverford students and alumni during his journey.