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United States -- Description and travel

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Theodore E. Alund Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1841
Scope and Content Note Materials in this collection include a trip itinerary, a vacation scrapbook, photographs, and other materials collected during the trip. Additionally, the collection includes Alund's funeral program.
Dates: 1937-1990; Majority of material found in 1937

Barney Babcock Reminiscences

 Collection
Identifier: MC 684
Scope and Content Note The collection consists of a 136-page manuscript, "A Record and Description of Travels," containing descriptions of trips made by Barney Babcock during the 1880s and 1890s, mostly by train from Malvern, Arkansas.
Dates: 1897

Mary Elizabeth Brandon Beaver Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS B38
Scope and Content Note Typewritten transcript of 33-page fragment of a diary kept during a journey from Texas to Chicago, February 17 to April 16, 1865. Prefaced with nine pages of songs and poems from the diary.
Dates: 1865

Arthur Bradley Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1794
Scope and Content Note This collection consists of letters Bradley wrote to his family when overseas, journals documenting his the trips he took to Alaska and Mississippi, audio CDs of his key memories, a DVD with Bradley family memories, photographs of his travels and family, and some general biographical material.

Materials include correspondence, audio/visual CDs and DVD, journals, newspaper clippings, photographs, and biographical material.
Dates: 1909-2001

William P. Floyd Journal

 Collection
Identifier: MC 172
Scope and Content Note Journal written by William P. Floyd, a surgeon with Edward Fitzgerald Beale's wagon road expedition who documented his trip from Virginia to Fort Smith, then on to the Colorado River.
Dates: 1858-1859

Fordyce Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1311
Scope and Content Note The collection includes business records of the Fordyce Bath House (1913-1985), clippings about various family members and their activities, correspondence, journals, and much genealogical material. Some of the items pertain to families linked to the Fordyce family by marriage. Of particular note are a Civil War diary (1862-1865) kept by Mary Jane (Mrs. W. D.) Chadick, mother- in-law of Samuel Wesley Fordyce; a typescript of an overland journey diary (1853-1854) kept by David Sloan Stanley,...
Dates: circa 1400-1992

Dane Manson Greer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MC 967
Scope and Content Note Diaries documenting Greer's experiences as a supervisor of a cement plant in New Zealand and subsequent travels in the United States and Europe; photographs of Greer as an infant and views of New Zealand and Great Britain; collection of Arbuckle Brothers Coffee premium cards and coins of various countries.
Dates: ca. 1880s-1912

Roy G. Hutcheson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MC 295
Overview Diary fragment of a woman traveling from New York to Illinois in 1837 and Civil War-era letters.
Dates: 1837, 1845, 1864-1865

Missouri and Kansas Travel Journal

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1099
Scope and Content Note The collection consists of the original and a copy of travel journal of an unidentified person touring southwest Missouri (Buchanan County) and southeast Kansas in the early twentieth century; handwritten transcripts of letters (1833-1835) pertaining to the organization of Buchanan County, ratification of the Chicago treaty, and annexation of Indian land; one typewritten letter (1/21/[19]11) from J.F. Chiles to Prof. H. Samuels, Wichita, Kansas; miscellaneous notes, mostly about the origins and...
Dates: 1876-1990