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Europe -- Description and travel

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Records:

Collection of Stella Aten

Call Number: MS 296

The collection includes information and keepsakes from Stella Aten's travels abroad as well as personal materials.

Dates: 1898 - 1959

Fred Holmes Bowersock diary

 Collection — Volume 1
Call Number: RH MS B41

Diary of Fred Holmes Bowersock's 1886 trip to Europe, with daily expenses. Bowersock, the son of prominent Lawrence, Kansas-based businessman Justin DeWitt Bowersock, was accompanied on this trip to Europe by University of Kansas Professor W.H. Carruth. England, The Netherlands, Germany, Italy, France, Spain, Switzerland, and Austria were in the itinerary. Bowersock took voice, piano, and guitar lessons, visited many landmarks and art galleries, etc.

Dates: January-August 1886

Journal of a tour through France, Italy, and Switzerland

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: MS P169

This collection consists of several loose pages providing fragmentary evidence of an individual's tour through France, Italy, and Switzerland in 1864.

Dates: February-May 1864

Letters of Kate L. Riggs. Together with family memorabilia and photographs.

Call Number: RH MS 137

Collection of letters written by Kate Riggs to members of her family while she took a tour of Europe, including the Netherlands, Germany, France, Austria, Italy, and England. Also included in the collection is a family genealogy tracing the various branches of the Riggs family into the eighteenth century.

Dates: 1899 - 1900

Papers of Berenice Boyd Wallace

Call Number: RH MS 1366

The collection consists of diaries, correspondence, photos, and other assorted memorabilia belonging to Berenice Boyd Wallace, a long time resident of Paola, Kansas. The collection spans most of Berenice Wallace's life and includes a great deal of information from her 1930 European trip as well as about life in Paola and Wallace's family.

Dates: 1903 - 1991

Personal papers of Benjamin P. Young

 Collection — Box 1
Call Number: PP 150

Benjamin Young graduated from the University of Kansas in 1908. This collection consists of a manuscript about a 1935 trip to Europe, entitled "Another Yankee's Impression of Europe."

Dates: 1935

[Poyer's journal of travels on the European continent]

 Collection — Volume 1
Call Number: MS B126
Overview Volume describing an individual man's travels on the European continent, including visits to the Baltic Sea coast, France, and North Italy. He describes architectural sights, social life, travel anecdotes, scenery, town life, commercial statistics and processes, the theatre and the baths that he visited, libraries, and his opinions about local women. The volume includes two itemized invoices, one in English and one in German, for shipping grain between Wismar and Liverpool. There are also...
Dates: 1800 - 1814

Thomas Russell Smith papers and correspondence

Call Number: MS 288

The earliest material in this collection are papers and correspondence of Thomas Russell Smith (1910-1996) including accounts of his travels with his family around the world in 1925-1926 and to Europe in 1929. The bulk of the collection consists of research notes, photographs, drafts, papers and correspondence about the history of cartography. There are also some notes from his course on the history of cartography.

Dates: 1925 - 1983