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China -- Description and travel

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Bannerman family papers

 Collection
Accession: 2210
Abstract:

The collection consists of Francis Bannerman's personal papers, correspondence, travel diaries, and financial documents concerning Bannerman Island.

Dates: 1857-1974

H. Rodney Sharp letters

 Collection
Accession: 2202
Abstract:

H. Rodney Sharp (1880-1968) was a historic preservationist and husband of Isabella du Pont Sharp (1882-1946), a descendent of the founders of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. The collection contains typed transcripts of letters written by Sharp while the Sharp family, friends, and children's nurses traveled around the world.

Dates: 1921-1922

Henry A. Janvier papers

 Collection
Accession: 1925
Abstract:

Henry A. Janvier (1861-1952) was an engineer with the Ferracute Machine Company of Bridgeton, New Jersey, where he had begun work in 1877 as a sixteen-year-old apprentice. Sometime in 1896, Ferracute signed a contract with the Chinese government to build three mints there, two at Wuchang in Hopei Province and one in Chengtu in Szechwan. Janvier served as chief engineer for the project. This collection includes Janvier's letters to his family, in which he describes his 1897 trip to China.

Dates: 1897-1900

Isabella du Pont Sharp letters

 Collection
Accession: 1922
Abstract:

Isabella du Pont Sharp (1882-1946) was a descendent of the founders of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. The collection contains typed transcripts of letters written by Sharp to her sister, Margaretta du Pont Carpenter (1884-1973) while the Sharp family, friends, and children's nurses traveled around the world. The letters are filled with details about traveling, sightseeing, hotels, shopping, meals, and clothing.

Dates: 1921-1922