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United States -- Description and travel

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

"A short account of my viage (sic!) into America with Mary Rogers my companion"

 Collection
Identifier: 0096
Abstract: Elizabeth Webb (1663-1726) was a minister of the Society of Friends, wife of Richard Webb of Gloucestershire, England and later of Birmingham Township, Chester County, Pa. Her journal is a record of Webb's first visit to America in 1697 with her companion, Mary Rogers.
Dates: 1697-1699

John Margolies collection of travel ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: 20171116-JT
Abstract: John Margolies (1940-2016) was an American photographer and architecture critic with a fondness for novelty architecture. This is his personal collection of travel ephemera that he collected from across North America. These materials primarily cover the United States’ most popular tourist spots with an emphasis on the Northeast region of the United States.
Dates: 1870-2005; Majority of material found within 1920s-1960s

John Margolies collection of travel photographs and postcards

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-254
Abstract: John Margolies (1940-2016) was an American photographer and architecture critic with a fondness for novelty architecture. This is his personal collection of postcards and photographs from across North America. These materials primarily cover the United States’ most popular tourist spots along with various businesses. There is heavy coverage of the Northeast region of the United States, where Margolies lived most of his life. Postcards are primarily from the first half of the twentieth century, and photographs primarily span circa 1890-1920s. Postcards cover a wide range of subjects from famous attractions to local businesses, and photographs are almost entirely local businesses, many being interior views of family owned businesses with their owners. Few objects are contained within the collection, including signs from local businesses and a scrapbook from the honeymoon of an unidentified couple. A small amount of transparencies and negatives conclude the collection, which were used for the planning of some of Margolies books. It is important to note that this collection does not contain John Margolies original photography, except for the few postcards that advertise his exhibits.
Dates: 1880-2007; Majority of material found within 1910-1960s

Samuel Vauclain family travel photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 1989-271
Abstract: Samuel Vauclain (1856-1940) was an engineer, inventor, and was president of Baldwin Locomotive Works from 1919 to 1929. This collection contains album pages with snapshot photographs recording a month long Canada-U.S. transcontinental railroad voyage taken in July and August 1922 by Mrs. and Mrs. Samuel Vauclain, their daughter, and granddaughter in their private car, "Manhattan."
Dates: 1865-1940; Majority of material found within 1922

Z. Taylor Vinson collection of transportation ephemera, Series XIX. Pictorial - Miscellaneous

 Collection
Identifier: 20100108-ZTV-XIX
Abstract: This series consists primarily of images depicting automobiles, travel, or history; cigarette trading cards; and family photographs.
Dates: 1926-2009; Majority of material found within 1939-2007