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Soviet Union -- Description and travel

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

American International Corporation records

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1197
Overview: Reports on iron ore and manganese deposits in South Russia, submitted by American International Corporation engineers Charles Rees and M.A. Neeland.
Dates: 1917

Hanson Weightman Baldwin papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 54
Summary: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, subject files, research materials, publicity for books, and other papers of Hanson W. Baldwin, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and military affairs reporter and editor for the New York Times from 1929-1968, and editor for Reader's Digest, 1968-1976. The papers relate to Baldwin's work and interests as a journalist and author and include correspondence with many high-ranking...
Dates: 1900-1988

Sir Joseph Banks papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 58
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, notes, and other papers documenting the personal life and professional career of Sir Joseph Banks, a British naturalist and explorer. Correspondence with stewards and landowners in Lincolnshire and elsewhere detail Banks' interest in agriculture and farming. Other papers relate to family estates, to Banks' scientific investigations and to his interest in the exploration of Africa and other regions. A translation of Frederic Horneman's "Travels...
Dates: 1763-1830

Millicent Todd Bingham papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 496D
Overview: One-fifth of the papers are devoted to correspondence, books, articles, speeches and research notes relating to her publication of Emily Dickinson's poems in Bolts of Melody (1945) and three subsequent books about Emily Dickinson. Bingham's education as well as her professional life as a teacher of French and as a geographer, particularly of Peru, are thoroughly documented with correspondence, research notes, publications and other papers (1885-1929).
Dates: 1865-1968

Muriel Draper Papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 49
Overview: The Muriel Draper Papers document the personal life and artistic and political interests of Muriel Draper. Major correspondents include George Antheil, Samuel Courtauld, Paul Draper, Max Ewing, Lincoln Kirstein, Walter Lowenfels, and Mark Tobey. The collection also contains manuscripts of many of Draper's writings, including the largely unpublished America Deserta, and records of her activities as a member of the Congress of American Women, the League of American Writers, and similar...
Dates: 1881-1977, bulk 1925-1950

Charles Barton Neff papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1190
Overview: A collection of questionnaires completed by 320 Americans before and after visits to the Soviet Union in the summer of 1960. These questionnaires were the basis of Charles Barton Neff's doctoral dissertation, "Attitude Change in American Travelers to the Soviet Union" (Yale University, 1961).
Dates: 1960

Chester Wells Purington papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 595
Overview: Correspondence, drafts of various books and articles concerning Purington's travels in Russia and Siberia as a mining engineer ca. 1898-1900, and other papers.
Dates: 1898-1925

Celia Shapiro papers

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Call Number: MS 1684
Overview: The papers include the correspondence, writings, and memoirs of Celia Kamenetzky Shapiro and her husband, Boris Shapiro. Most of the papers are in Russian, with some Yiddish- and English-language material as well. Correspondence includes letters and postcards, primarily from the 1930s, to Celia and Boris Shapiro from friends and colleagues in Prague and Paris. Celia Shapiro's diaries and memoirs describe her journey to England, Germany, and the Soviet Union, with interesting observations on...
Dates: 1904-1967

Elizabeth E. Smith papers

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Call Number: MS 1108
Overview: Travel journals written by Elizabeth E. Smith on a trip to Europe and the Near East (1883-1885). The copious journals record not only architecture and the arts, but also the daily life and customs of the people whom she observed. Included in the journals are also photographs, prints, newspaper clippings, and drawings, some of them her own. Also in the papers are several of her poems and essays written during the trip.
Dates: 1883-1885

Walter Bedell Smith papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 388
Overview: Correspondence and writings of Walter Bedell Smith, relating to My Three Years in Moscow, a book published in 1950.
Dates: 1949-1950

David Peck Todd papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 496B
Overview: Correspondence, writings, records of astronomical expeditions, diaries, notebooks and scrapbooks of David Peck Todd, astronomer and teacher at Amherst College from 1881 to 1917. Between 1882 and 1914 Todd conducted nine expeditions to various parts of the world to study solar eclipses. The notes, photographs, drawings and memorabilia of these expeditions make up a significant portion of the papers. He was also a fertile inventor, and plans and drawings for many devices, some related to solving...
Dates: 1862-1939

Anna Strunsky Walling papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1111
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, writings, memorabilia and photographs. The correspondence (1897-1964) which includes family, friends and political associates documents Walling's involvement in political causes. The letters also reveal Anna Walling's feelings on personal matters, social questions and her reactions to meetings with prominent persons both in the United States and abroad. Her trip to Russia (ca. 1905-1907) with William English Walling where they toured the provinces...
Dates: 1880-1968