India -- Description and travel
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection includes the Civil War reminiscences of Newton Thorne Kirk (1836-1909). Written between 1907 and 1909, this account was based on a war diary of Kirk's service with Company E, 26th Michigan Infantry. Wounded and made prisoner at the Battle of Spottsylvania Court House, he describes his experiences while in Confederate hands. He also comments on the inauguration of President Lincoln and on Michigan Governor Austin Blair. Kirk's papers also include a certificate (1864)...
Dates: 1864 - 1909
Scope and Contents The papers of Robert Frantz are travel narratives from trips he and his wife Sarah took in 1953 and 1956. The narratives describe the countries they visited, what they saw and did, how they traveled, whom they met, and his thoughts. The "Mediterranean Journey 1953" describes the Frantz's travels to Spain, France, Italy, Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Cyprus, and Greece. During their "World Journey 1956," they visited Hawaii, Japan, China, Thailand, Cambodia, India, Pakistan, Iraq, Lebanon, Turkey,...
Dates: 1953, 1956