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Charlotte Cochran Carr American Civil War Scrapbook

by Cochran, Charlotte Carr (1862 – 1864)

1 box (0.25 linear feet)

This collection consists of a single large bound ledger book re-purposed as a scrapbook, with news clippings concerning events during the American Civil War from 1862-1864. It was assembled by Charlotte Carr Cochran who lived in Stoney Point, Virginia from 1843 to 1920.

Identifier: 2000.005
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment

Diary of Virginia Woman Abroad in Europe

by Unknown (1908)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

This diary documents the journey of a woman from Richmond, Virginia to Europe in 1908. The woman traveled from Italy to France, then England and Scotland. In addition to her descriptions of the trans-Atlantic trip, she listed hotels she stayed in, books she read, and with whom she traveled. It is likely that she traveled with college friends with the destination being Dove Cottage in Grasmere, England. She witnessed several deaths throughout her travels and became sick herself at one point.

Associated Subjects: Diaries • Diaries (Women) • Medical History • Voyages and Travel
Identifier: SC2013.038
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment