18 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Africa--Description and travel.

  1. Lee McCardell papers, 1867-2009

    8,000 items ; 25 containers ; 9.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist and newspaper editor. Family and general correspondence, professional and personal writings, clippings, and other materials relate to his work as a journalist in Maryland, New York, Paris, London, Rome, Algeria, North Africa, and the Middle East. Materials also relate to his work as a foreign correspondent in Europe during World War II.

  2. Edgar Alexander Mearns papers, 1864-1918

    5,850 items ; 18 containers plus 3 oversize ; 8.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naturalist and U.S. Army surgeon. Correspondence, reports, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous material chiefly relating to Mearns's activities as a collector of data on animal and plant life, on his participation in the Smithsonian African Expedition of 1909, and his duties and assignments as an army surgeon.

  3. Kermit Roosevelt and Belle Roosevelt papers, 1725-1975

    61,500 items ; 202 containers plus 3 oversize ; 80.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, businessman, explorer, and soldier (Kermit Roosevelt). Businesswoman and social leader (Belle Roosevelt). Correspondence, diaries, family papers, speeches, writings, subject files, military records, business and financial records, photographs, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other material reflecting many aspects of the Roosevelts' social, personal, and business activities.

  4. William A.H. Allen papers, 1863-1884

    14 items ; 8 oversize containers ; 4 linear feet ; 3 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer and engineer. Journals with photographs, sketches, and illustrations describing Allen's activities while serving in the United States Navy during the Civil War, subsequently on ships in the Mediterranean, Indian, and Pacific Oceans, and at stations on the east and west coasts of the United States and Europe.

  5. Edward John Dorn papers, 1868-1936

    1000 items ; 5 containers ; 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, diaries, orders to duty, speeches, notes, photographs, and printed materials pertaining to Dorn's naval cruises to Brazil, South Africa, Samoan Islands, Guam, and Japan, and to his experiences as governor of American Samoa and Guam, especially in regard to missionaries, schools, water supply, and immigrants.

  6. Mary French Sheldon papers, 1885-1938

    1,350 items ; 7 containers plus 1 oversize ; 2.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, lecturer, and explorer. Correspondence, writings, lectures, notes, clippings, address book, drawings, awards, menus, books, photographs, passports, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous material relating primarily to Belgium, the Belgian Congo, and Africa.

  7. Aaron Ward Weaver letterpress books, 1861-1884

    3 items ; 1 oversize ; 0.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Chiefly two letterpress books kept by Weaver while commanding the Brooklyn, a United States Navy sloop of war during its service with the South Atlantic Squadron from 1882 to 1884.

  8. Sol M. Linowitz papers, 1778-1999

    198,500 items ; 650 containers plus 16 oversize and 3 classified ; 275.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, businessman, diplomat, and consultant to United States presidents. Diaries, correspondence, speeches and writings, interviews, an oral history, organizational records, reports, photographs, printed matter, clippings, and travel files documenting Linowitz's career as an attorney, executive for Xerox Corporation, ambassador to the Organization of American States, co-negotiator of the...

  9. Joseph Alsop and Stewart Alsop papers, 1699-1989

    114,000 items ; 324 containers plus 1 classified ; 130.5 linear feet ; 8 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Authors and journalists. Correspondence, writings, interviews, notes, subject files, office files, financial papers, family papers, clippings, printed material, and other papers relating primarily to Joseph Alsop's family and personal life; acquaintance with prominent politicians, public figures, writers, and scholars; work as a journalist; World War II experiences in China; and research and...

  10. William Holmes Walker papers, 1855-1982

    10 items ; 2 containers ; .6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Early Mormon leader, pioneer settler of Utah, missionary to South Africa, and patriarch of the Mormon Church. Memoir, diary, and scrapbook reflecting the life of Walker and Mormon Church history.