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Mercy Van Vlack travel diary

Identifier: ahc.MSS888f
Scope and Content This collection contains a diary used by Mercy Van Vlack to document missionary trips she took with her husband. She wrote about travel conditions and described what they saw in each city they passed through, recounting in particular detail major cities such as London, Paris, Constantinople, and Port Said. The diary contains a note claiming that it may be a transcription and/or an abridgement of an unknown original.
Dates: 1911-1916, undated

Rosalie Howell papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS119
Scope and Content The bulk of the materials in the Rosalie Howell papers document Howell's career as a Red Cross nurse during World War I and her subsequent world travel. Items include a scrapbook; correspondence with former patients; official Red Cross documents; clippings concerning her receipt of the Croix de Guerre from the French government; and travel books, postcards, and ephemera (primarily from the United Kingdom). The collection has material about, or created by, other members of the Howell family;...
Dates: 1880-1970, undated

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