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Creator:Black, Jeanie Groome
Title:Jeanie Groome Black travel diaries
Date(s):1890-1891
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0004
Abstract:These three bound diaries were kept by Delaware resident Jeannie Groome Black during her travels in Europe with a group of ten Delawareans from October 13, 1890, to November 25,[...] 1891.
Subjects:Plants--Type specimens--19th century | Europe--Description and travel | Germany--Description and travel | Paris (France)--Description and travel | More Subjects
Creator:Ward, Thomas, Jr., active 1860
Title:Thomas Ward travel journal
Date(s):1860
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0078
Abstract:This journal was kept by Thomas Ward, Jr., and chronicles his sightseeing trip to England, Ireland, Scotland, Belgium, France, Germany, Switzerland, and Italy in 1860. Entries provide a record of[...] the voyage and a summary of each day of sightseeing.
Subjects:Tourism--Europe--History--19th century | Voyages and travels--History--19th century | Travelers--Diaries | Travelers | More Subjects
Creator:Stockton, Sarah Marks, 1829-1887
Title:Sarah Marks Stockton travel journal
Date(s):1858-1860
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0118
Abstract:This journal of New Jersey resident Sarah Marks Stockton chronicles her travels in Italy and stay in Rome as a member of high society from 1858 to 1860. Stockton’s journal[...] contains extremely detailed autograph entries describing her stay in Italy with her children while her husband John P. Stockton served as the American minister to the Papal States.
Subjects:Upper class--Italy--History--19th century | Voyages and travels--History--19th century | Rome (Italy)--Social life and customs--19th century | Italy--Description and travel | More Subjects
Creator:Jackson, John, 1748-1821
Title:John Jackson albums of specimens of dried flowers and plants
Date(s):1810-1819
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0016
Abstract:This collection consists of two albums of specimens of dried and pressed plants and wild flowers made by early nineteenth-century London Grove, Pennsylvania, botanist John Jackson between 1810 and 1819.[...] One of the albums was given to Dr. Francis Alison (1751-1813), son of the Presbyterian minister and educator Rev. Dr. Francis Alison (1705-1779).
Subjects:Plants--Type specimens--19th century | Botanical specimens--Collection and preservation--19th century | Botanists | London Grove (Pa.)--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Analytical herbarium : designed for the use of students and private collectors
Date(s):1886-1887
Call No:MSS 0095, Item 0035
Abstract:Analytical Herbarium : Designed for the Use of Students and Private Collectors was published in Farmington, Maine, in 1886 and used to collect botanical samples between May and June 1887.
Subjects:Herbaria | Botanical specimens--Collection and preservation--19th century | Farmington (Me.)
Creator:Sowden, Emily
Title:Notes on trips to Paris, Normandy and Brittany : Notes on a trip through the Smoky Mountains in 1935
Date(s):1933-1939
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0069
Abstract:These two travel journals belonging to Emily Sowden contain descriptions of trips to France, the Southeast United States, and Latin America in the 1930s. The entries feature itineraries with commentary[...] and are supplemented by numerous postcards, photographs, small maps, and plant specimens.
Subjects:Tourism--Europe--History--20th century | Tourism--Latin America--History--20th century | Tourism--United States--History--20th century | Voyages and Travels--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Brewer, William Augustus, 1863-1931
Title:William Augustus Brewer bookplate collection
Date(s):1700-2000
Call No:GRA 0115
Abstract:The William Augustus Brewer bookplate collection comprises 12,870 printed bookplates dating primarily from the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries, many of which were from the libraries of famous individuals or[...] produced by significant artists. The collection also contains additional material relating to Brewer's collection, including Mrs. Augusta LaMotte Brewer's address book and printing plates and blocks, as well as reference material relating to bookplates.
Subjects:Bookplates | Art in bookplates | Bookplates--Collectors and collecting | Collectors
Creator:Welliver, Miriam E.
Title:Miriam E. Welliver travel diary
Date(s):1934
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0172
Abstract:The Miriam E. Welliver travel journal documents this Pennsylvania school teacher's month-long, 5,100 mile automobile trip across 19 states and Canada via handwritten journal entries, black-and-white photographs, postcards, telegrams, plant[...] specimens, pamphlets, and other miscellaneous materials.
Subjects:Automobile travel--East (U.S.)--History--20th century | Automobile travel--Southern states--History--20th century | Automobile travel--Canada--History--20th century | Tourist camps, hostels, etc--History--20th century | More Subjects