The full content of this document is only available to subscribing institutions. More information can be found via

Title Mildred Cox Howes Travel Diaries, 1901 to 1925
Author/Creator Howes, Mildred Cox (1888-1973)
Date 26 Jun 1901 - 10 Sep 1925
Document type Travel Journal
Description Diaries of Mildred Cox Howes of Brookline and Chestnut Hill, 1896-1973, includes travel diaries for 1902, 1910-15, 1924, and 1925; and a yachting diary for the summer of 1901. Entries include accounts of time spent with family members such as her father William Emerson Cox, her mother Josephine Nickerson Cox, her husband Osborne "Howsie" Howes, her sister-in-law Edith Perkins Cox, her daughter Pricilla Howes Nickerson, and her governess Laura A. Young (know as Val) and time spent sailing. Travel accounts include camping trips, fishing, and hunting trips in Maine, Montana, and Canada and time spent aboard the yacht around Rhode Island.
Theme(s) Children and Families  Women and Tourism  Beachfront: Seaside and Coastal Destinations  The Great Outdoors  
Regions United States of America  North America  
Country/State Maine  Montana  Rhode Island  Canada  
Ships The Hildegarde
Keywords yacht, women, river, sailing, flowers, swimming, children, family, health, weather, train, walking, beach, transport, hotel, music, carriage ride, knitting, sport, storm, shopping, Boy Scouts, fishing, camping, wildlife, hunting, bathing, horse riding, mountains, hiking, accident, waterfall, clothing, canoeing, hotel
Collection Mildred Cox Howes Diaries, 1896-1973
Reference Ms. N-1447
Library Massachusetts Historical Society
Language English
Copyright Reproduced by kind permission of Gregory Jay Smith