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A steam voyage down the Danube with sketches of Hungary, Wallachia, Servia, Turkey, etc by Michael J. Quin

Author:
Quin, Michael J (Michael Joseph) 1796-1843  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 399 pages, [1] folded leaf of plates map 16 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Danube River
Europe
Date:
1836
Topic:
Travel  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DB446 .Q5 1836
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_976612

The frontier lands of the Christian and the Turk comprising travels in the regions of the lower Danube, in 1850 and 1851 by a British resident of twenty years in the East

Title:
Travels in the regions of the lower Danube DSI
Danubian principalities, the frontier lands of the Christian and the Turk, in two volumes
Author:
Skene, James Henry  Search this
Former owner:
United States Department of State Library DSI  Search this
Physical description:
2 volume, [2] leaves of plates (1 folded) illustrations, map 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Balkan Peninsula
Moldavia
Romania
Wallachia
Date:
1853
19th century
Topic:
Travel  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DR14 .S54 1853
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_955422

Robert and Elizabeth Webb photographs of world travels

Creator:
Webb, Robert Watkins, 1906-1998  Search this
Names:
Webb, Elizabeth N. (possible photographer)  Search this
Extent:
53 Slides (53 black and white copy slides)
20 color slides (circa)
1,500 Prints (circa, silver gelatin (some in photo albums))
1,000 Items (circa 1000 copy color prints (made from slides))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Prints
Photographs
Place:
India -- description and travel
Japan -- Description and Travel
Singapore -- Description and Travel
Serbia -- description and travel
Scotland -- description and travel
Russia -- Description and Travel
Sri Lanka -- Description and Travel
Spain -- description and travel
South Africa -- Description and Travel
Chile -- description and travel
Somalia -- description and travel
Palestine -- description and travel
Peru -- Description and Travel
Nepal -- Description and Travel
Norway -- description and travel
Egypt -- description and travel
Portugal -- description and travel
Romania -- description and travel
Philippines -- Description and Travel
Poland -- description and travel
Kenya -- Description and Travel
Israel -- Description and Travel
China -- Description and Travel
Morocco -- description and travel
Mozambique -- description and travel
Mexico -- description and travel
Montenegro -- description and travel
Croatia -- description and travel
Denmark -- description and travel
Czech Republic -- Description and Travel
Burma -- Description and Travel
Bulgaria -- description and travel
Canada -- Description and Travel
Austria -- description and travel
Brazil -- Description and Travel
Borneo -- description and travel
England -- description and travel
France -- description and travel
Ecuador -- Description and Travel
Holland -- Description and Travel
Guatemala -- Description and Travel
Greece -- description and travel
Germany -- description and travel
Ireland -- description and travel
Iran -- Description and Travel
Italy -- description and travel
Hungary -- description and travel
United States -- description and travel
Thailand -- description and travel
Taiwan -- description and travel
Switzerland -- description and travel
Yugoslavia -- description and travel
Yucatan -- Description and Travel
Date:
1938-1996
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made by Robert and Elizabeth Webb in numerous locations across the world, including Asia (China, Japan, Taiwan, Philippines, Borneo, Singapore, Thailand, Burma, Nepal, India, Sri Lanka, and Russia); the Balkans (Czech Republic, Croatia, Yugoslavia, Montenegro, Serbia, Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary, and Poland); Europe (Spain, England, France, Italy, Greece, Switzerland, Austria, Denmark, Holland, Norway, Germany, Ireland, Scotland, and Portugal); the Middle East (Egypt, Iran, Israel, and Palestine); Africa (Kenya, Morocco, Somalia, Mozambique, and South Africa); South America (Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Brazil, Yucatan, and Guatemala); and North America (Canada, Florida, Washington state, Alaska, Hawaii, California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah). The photographs largely document architecture and art, including historical sites, though there are additional images of parades, transportation, cities, villages, markets, waterways, and people.

Commercial slides in the collection are by Swiss-Foto, E. Djupdraet, Herz-Color-Dias, Hong Kong Color Slide Service, SK Slide Co., Lehnert & Landrock, Douglas Whiteside, Vacation Films, Arctic Circle Enterprise, HI-FI Color Slides, Pana-Vue Slides, CP Inc., Jordan's Colour Lab, Hawaii Chrome, Syon House, John Decopoulos, La Goelette, and Zerkowitz. Notes by Robert Webb and original photograph albums are also available with the collection.
Biographical/Historical note:
Robert Watkins Webb (1906-1998) graduated from Southern Methodist University and received his medical degree from Tulane University in 1933. Before starting his psychiatry practice in Dallas, Webb traveled around the world, returning on the SS Normandie to New York (1938). An amateur photographer, Webb documented this and subsequent foreign trips, later submitting some of his photographs to the Dallas Museum of Art. He served four years in the Army during World War II,stationed primarily in Port Moresby, New Guinea. He later became chief psychiatrist of the Veterans Administration clinic in Washington, DC, from 1946-1950. In 1952, he married Elizabeth Nutting, a psychiatric social worker, while cruising the Mediterranean.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 98-9
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University holds Robert W. Webb photographs.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Architecture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 98-9, Robert and Elizabeth Webb photographs of world travels, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.98-9
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-98-9

This Orphanage Did More Than Find Homes for Children of the Holocaust. It Helped Them Reclaim Their Humanity

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Interviews
Blog posts
Published Date:
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 14:46:24 +0000
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edanmdm:posts_03c63aeab313bea4c81f5441cf648603

The World’s Most-Visited Castles and Palaces

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
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Published Date:
Thu, 05 Feb 2015 18:39:42 +0000
Topic:
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Man’s Best Friend or the World’s Number-One Pest?

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
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Smithsonian staff publications
Conversations and talks
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Published Date:
Wed, 18 Jul 2012 15:57:00 +0000
Topic:
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Exploring the World’s Most Imperiled Rivers

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
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Smithsonian staff publications
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Published Date:
Wed, 01 May 2013 16:49:11 +0000
Topic:
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World War I Cemeteries & Memorials Around the World

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
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Smithsonian staff publications
Lectures
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Published Date:
Fri, 26 May 2017 19:28:12 +0000
Topic:
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These Stunning, Less-Visited Castles in Europe Are Straight Out of a Fairy Tale

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
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Smithsonian staff publications
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Published Date:
Fri, 12 May 2017 20:35:40 +0000
Topic:
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Is Europe Returning to Pre Cold War Divisions?

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
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Published Date:
Mon, 09 May 2016 13:06:43 +0000
Topic:
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New Zealand and Other Travel Locales That Will Break the Bank

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
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Smithsonian staff publications
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Published Date:
Thu, 12 Jan 2012 17:03:00 +0000
Topic:
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Traveling to the Danube? Here's What You Should Read, Watch and Download

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
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Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Tue, 10 May 2016 10:30:00 +0000
Topic:
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Christmas Markets Might Be the Best Reason to Spend the Holidays in Europe

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Tue, 03 Nov 2015 08:30:00 +0000
Topic:
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Try Your Hand at Organic Farming in Southwest Romania

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
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Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Tue, 17 May 2016 16:25:28 +0000
Topic:
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The Deadly Dilemma Facing Romania's Brown Bears

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Tue, 02 Dec 2014 14:00:00 +0000
Topic:
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Smithsonian Journeys Travel Quarterly: The Danube

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Mon, 18 Apr 2016 12:00:00 +0000
Topic:
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Data Source:
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The Peleș Museum, Sinaia, Romania / [text by Virginia Cristu, Carmen Rachiteanu, Dan Pobu]

Author:
Cristu, Virginia Muzeul Peleș English  Search this
Răchiteanu, Carmen  Search this
Popa, Dan  Search this
Subject:
Muzeul Peleș  Search this
Physical description:
[100] p. : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
Romania
Sinaia
Sinaia (Romania)
Date:
1974
Topic:
Museums  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
N3690.R9 S5413 1974
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_766487

Studia Universitatis Babeș-Bolyai. Geologia-geographia

Title:
Geologia-geographia
Author:
Universitatea "Babeș-Bolyai."  Search this
Physical description:
v. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Place:
Romania
Date:
1975
1989
1975-1989
Topic:
Geology--Periodicals  Search this
Geography  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Periodicals  Search this
Call number:
QE1 .C643
QE1.C643
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_332037

The land beyond the forest; facts, figures, and fancies from Transylvania, with map and illustrations

Author:
Gerard, E. (Emily) 1849-1905  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 403 p. : ill., map ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Transylvania (Romania)
Date:
1888
Topic:
Romanies  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
GN585.H9G36 1888
GN585.H9 G36 1888
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_342047

Notice sur la Roumanie. Productions - Industries

Author:
Exposition universelle de 1889 (Paris, France)  Search this
Physical description:
133, [28] p. 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Romania
Date:
1889
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
T803.G1 R6 1889
T803.G1R6 1889
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_209499

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