Mrs. Mary Hale Lovett’s Travel Diary

When the Lovetts, along with Carrington Weems, toured the world visiting academic institutions, Mary Hale Lovett kept a diary. The diary in its entirety is online here. Although her notes about their travels are interesting, the diary itself and the information contained therein is fascinating. Not only is it filled with various facts ranging from coastal tide data to holidays celebrated all over the U.S., but it also shows what information was important for someone in 1908. Here’s a section about what to do during various accidents:

Mrs. Mary Hale Lovett's world tour travel diary

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