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Africa -- Description and travel -- 1901-1950

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Ida F. Hayden diary

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 2077
Scope and Contents The travel diary of Ida F. Hayden consists of 84 handwritten pages detailing her travels in southern and eastern Africa, parts of the Middle East, and Europe from January to May 1907. Traveling by steam ship with companions, Hayden details her travels, the weather, interactions with fellow travelers, and visits to cities and towns along the way. The diary begins on 4 January 1907 with Hayden's departure from Greytown, South Africa, to Durban. She travels on the ...
Dates: Created: 1907; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1968

Ida Vera Simonton postcards

Identifier: 2194
Scope and Contents

This consists of three picture postcards, dated 1906 to 1907, from Ida Vera Simonton to George Seibel of The Gazette-Times of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In one postcard, Simonton writes of a "voyage with a cannibal crew." The postcards, each with a brief personal message, depict a street scene in Dakar, Senegal; a hunting party in the Congo; and a village in French Congo.

Dates: Created: 1906-1907; Other: Date acquired: 07/05/1973