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  • Collection: Lovett World Tour 1908-1909

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The Chinese Eastern Railway was a single tracked line providing a shortcut for the world's longest railroad, the Trans-Siberian Railway from near the Siberian city of Chita via Harbin across northern inner Manchuria to the Russian port of…

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Handwritten envelope addressed to Major H.S. Hale, from Edinburgh, from his daughter Mary Hale Lovett, who was tour educational institutions with her husband, Edgar Odell Lovett, of the then Rice Institute. The Lovett's children stayed at the home of…

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Letter asking Ms. Hale to please address her correspondence to Dr. and Mrs. Lovett care of the Embassy of the United States of America, Tokyo, Japan.

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Letter from Rice Institute President Edgar Odell Lovett to his sister-in-law Annie Hale, while traveling in Japan at the end of the world tour for Rice Institute. In the letter, he details the travel and homecoming plans for himself and his wife…

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Printed breakfast menu on board the S.S. Mongolia, on which Dr. and Mrs. Edgar Odell Lovett of Rice Institute traveled in April, 1909.

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Pamphlet detailing the first and second cabin rates and schedules for the Pacific Railway Company's line of "Empresses" (steamships). Stamped in red across the pamphlet cover are the words " All C.P.R. Steamers are equipped with Marconi wireless…

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Train schedule information gathered by the Lovett and Weems party as they traveled by rail from Houston to Montreal and then began their transatlantic journey aboard the H.M.S. Ireland.

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The Kanaya Hotel opened in 1873 and is one of Japan's oldest and best-known western-style establishments.
This item was collected on the world tour taken by Rice Institute President Edgar Odell Lovett, his wife Mary Hale Lovett, and Secretary for…

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Map created in 2009 detailing the route taken by Edgar Odell Lovett, Mary Hale Loevtt and F. Carrington Weems for the Rice Institute.