Inventory of the Daisy Crisler Papers 1904-1914 Crisler, Daisy Papers Mss. Acc. 2009.458

Inventory of the Daisy Crisler Papers 1904-1914

A Collection in the
Special Collections Research Center
Accession Number Mss. Acc. 2009.458


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Repository:
Special Collections Research Center
Identification:
01/Mss. Acc. 2009.458
Title:
Daisy Crisler Papers 1904-1914
Quantity:
0.05
Alternate Extent Statement:
2 folders.
Creator:
Crisler, Daisy arrangement
Language of Materials
The papers are in: English

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Preferred Citation

Daisy Crisler Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.

Acquisition Information

The materials were acquired by Special Collections Research Center on 09/28/2009.

Processing Information

Accessioned and minimally processed in September 2009 by Ute Schechter, Warren E. Burger Archivist, with further arrangement by Liam Anastasi-Murphy, SCRC staff, in September 2009.

Biographical Note

Information provided by the seller:"The shipping web site said there was a Daisy Crisler who sailed on board the S.S. Haverford from England on July 29th, 1914. She is 28 years old on this passenger list." Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: <a href="http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Daisy Crisler">http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Daisy Crisler</a>.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of letters written to and received by Daisy Crisler of Canton, Georgia for the years 1904 and 1914. The letters were written for the most part during ship voyages to Europe. Letters addressed to Daisy Crisler in 1904 were sent by her friend 'Fannie.'  Daisy's letters from 1914 describe her own travel experience in great detail. One of the letters is written in a different handwriting and mailed from Georgia. Most letters are written on letterhead of ships and hotels. Countries visited include Spain, Switzerland, England and Russia.For a more detailed description and selected excerpts, both provided by the seller, see finding aid link below.

Index Terms

    Genre/Form of Material:

  • Letters (correspondence)
  • Geographic Name:

  • England--Description and travel--20th century.
  • Europe--Description and travel.
  • Russia--Description and travel--20th century.
  • Spain--Description and travel--20th century.
  • Switzerland--Description and travel--20th century.
  • Topical Term:

  • Ocean travel--1900-1910
  • Ocean travel--1910-1920
  • Women travelers--Diaries.
  • Women--Travel.

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • England--Description and travel--20th century.
  • Europe--Description and travel.
  • Russia--Description and travel--20th century.
  • Spain--Description and travel--20th century.
  • Switzerland--Description and travel--20th century.

Detailed Description of the Collection

Folder: 1
Letters
1904
Folder: 2
Letters
1914