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1861 Jan. 15

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Letter from Benjamin Smith Lyman to J. Peter Lesley

Paris (France) - Lyman writes to accompany a small geological map of France, to be sent by way of an acquaintance returning to the U. S. He provides Mr. Lesley with a comparison of "water blast" machines and other processes used at the bloomery forges in the Valley of Andorra and those in the Southern U. S. Lyman requests that one of the reservoir pens Mr. Lesley favors be shipped to him in Fra... more

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

2005

Ambellan, Harold

Harold Ambellan memoir

Arles (France) - Autobiographical memoir of the sculptor and American expatriot to France, recorded in conversation with Victoria Diehl. Ambellan discusses his childhood and family in Buffalo and early interest in art; the impact of the Great Depression; studying art and sculpture; hitchiking to Florida and hopping a train back to Cleveland; Chellenor Prize; move to New York (1932) and ... more

Harold Ambellan Memoir

1926 Aug. 11

Lyman, Frank, 1852-1938

Letter from Frank Lyman to Howard A. Dalton

Paris (France) - Describes trip to Eiffel Tower, and tour of Paris.

Lyman Family Papers

1949 June 26

Halpern, Joel Martin

Letter from Joel M. Halpern to Nettie and Carl Halpern

France - Letter written by Joel Halpern to his parents during his trip to Europe in 1949. In this letter he describes his time in northwestern France. Specifically he discusses his time in Reims, France. He described the Cathedral de Notre Dame and also a champagne factory. Halpern also described seeing a number of cemeteries from World War One, predominately British and Canadia... more

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1879 June 4

Lyman, Frank, 1852-1938

Letter from Frank Lyman to Joseph Lyman

Paris (France) - Mentions failing health of Will Butler, plans to sightsee and enjoy leisure activities before starting at Ecole des Mines, and describes health issues of aunt and visits of Delano family.

Lyman Family Papers

1860 Sept. 18

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Letter from Benjamin Smith Lyman to J. Peter Lesley

Murat (Cantal, France) - Lyman describes the features and accommodations of the town from which he is writing.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1926 Aug. 10

Lyman, Frank, 1852-1938

Letter from Frank Lyman to Howard A. Dalton

Paris (France) - Describes travel to Paris, recalls receiving cables from Dalton, and mentions trip through Belgium and Holland.

Lyman Family Papers

1949 June 23 – 1949 June 24

Halpern, Joel Martin

Letter from Joel M. Halpern to Nettie and Carl Halpern

France - Letter written by Joel Halpern to his parents during his trip to Europe in 1949. This letter describes some of his time in London, England, Calais, France and the countryside of northwest France. He describes the Horse Guards, Buckingham Palace, Trafalger Square, Whitehall and Number 10 Downing Street. Halpern also describes Folkestone, England and Calais, France and that both ... more

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1859

Lyman, Joseph, 1812-1871

Travel diary: Europe

France - Describes travels in France, Italy, Switzerland, and Germany, commenting on weather, daily routine, landscapes, and cities. Includes expenses and account sheets related to the trip.

Lyman Family Papers

1949 Aug. 2 – 1949 Aug. 3

Halpern, Joel Martin

Letter from Joel M. Halpern to Nettie and Carl Halpern

Switzerland - Letter written by Joel Halpern during his trip throughout Europe in 1949. This letter was written over a few days in August of 1949 through southern France and into Switerland. The letter describes his trips through Fre?jus, Toulon, Marsaille, Arles, Avignon, Grenoble, Aix-les-Bains, Zermatt, Gornergrat and into Geneva. The letter describes having seen Mont Blanc and th... more

Joel M. Halpern Papers