BOX IX. 2 – Travel mementos
Folder 2 of 2
Original copies of selected travel maps and one
1. “Mexico,” a tribute to Old Mexico by Dorothy Dix.
Booklet for National Railways of Mexico. Clayton Rand Publisher,
Gulfport, Mississippi, USA, 1934.
2. “Edinburgh Capital of
Scotland,” travel brochure. Published by The Corporation of the City of
3. “S.S.’Tanda,’ E.T. Pilcher, R.N.R., Commander.
Sailing from Sidney for Brisbane, Townsville, Rabaul, Manila, Hong King,
Shanghai, Moji, Kobe, Osaka, Nagoya and Yokohama, 15th July, 1931. List
of first Saloon Passengers. Re. Father Cane, Mr. Featherstone-Phibbs,
Mrs. Featherstone-Phibbs, Mrs. A. Gilmer, Mrs. E.A. Hargreaves and
child, Mr. T.R. Macdonald, Mrs. T. Mildren, Mr. J.S. Murdoch, Mrs. E.M.
Nolte, Mr. A.H. Sims, Mrs. A.H. Sims and Mr. Wah. Ship’s officers are
also listed on the card that shows tour of trip and ports of call along
the Asian eastern shoreline.
4. “E. & A. Line T.S.S. ‘Tanda’ Menu
for Sunday, 2nd August, 1931. Off Marinduque Isd. Clocks will be
retarded 12 mins. Tonight.” Colored photo of ship.
AFRICAN MOTOR TOURS, French Line, Compagnie Generale Transatlantique, 19
State Street, New York. Brochure from the New Orleans Office on 205 St.
6. “Program Presented by The Woman’s Christian
Temperance Union of Manila Honoring Mrs. Elizabeth Meriwether Gilmer
(‘Dorothy Dix’) At Hugh Wilson Hall, August 5, 1931 8:00 o’clock.”
7. “Author’s Route.” Map of the Middle East including Turkey and the
Cairo, Egypt, delta area, ns.,nd.
8. Map in black and white
showing the Scandinavian and the Mediterranean cruise tours. Includes
ports of calls. Printed in England, nd.
9. “Itineraire Des
Auto-Circuits Nord-Africains De La…Transatlantique, en chemin de fer
[ferry], and Caravane au desert, ns.,nd.
10. The United States of
America Passport for Elizabeth M. Gilmer, Hotel Bretten Hall, New York
City, U.S.A. No. 112990. Age 57 years, Height 5’1”, forehead medium,
eyes black, nose straight, mouth small, chin round, hair gray,
complexion dark, face round and no distinguishing marks. Place of birth
Montgomery County, Nov. 18, 1862. “This passport is valid for a period
of six months and expires MAR 2 1920.”
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