Women's Travel Diaries

Diaries written by British and American women who documented their travels to places around the globe, including India, the West Indies, countries in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, as well as around the United States.More »

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Mary McMillan journal, 1976 wtddy02029
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Mary McMillan journal, 1991 wtddy02043
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Mary McCornack Thompson diary, vol. 30, 1908... wtddy01030
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Ethel Grace Cooper "Missionaries from... wtddy13001
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Mary McMillan journal, 1985 Sept. 8 - Dec. 31 wtddy02038
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Mary McCornack Thompson diary, vol. 07, 1901... wtddy01007

About the Digital Collection

The diaries in this digital collection were written by British and American women who documented their travels to places around the globe, including India, the West Indies, countries in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, as well as around the United States. There are over 100 diaries of varying length, selected from several archival collections at the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Duke University.

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Vacation, all We Ever Wanted

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We try to keep our posts pretty focussed on the important work at hand here at Bitstreams central, but sometimes even we get distracted (speaking of, did you know that you can listen to the Go-Gos for hours and hours on Spotify?).   With most of our colleagues in the library leaving for or returning from … Continue reading Vacation, all We Ever Wanted


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