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Collection Reference Number GLC00687.094
From Archive Folder Papers of George May Powell 
Title A.A. Kendall to Professor James Strong about being a lady's travelling companion for Professor Strong's trip
Date n.d.
Recipient Strong, James  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description re: She seeks a traveling companion on the Professor's trip as advertised.
Subjects Travel  Women's History  Woman Author  Religion  Middle East  
People Powell, George May (1835-1905)  
Place written Warren County, Pennsylvania
Theme Religion; Foreign Affairs; Women in American History
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Additional Information Powell was a Lincoln supporter and served as a statistician in the Treasury Department during the Civil War. Active in religious work as a young man, he was the secretary and manager of the Evangelistic Press Association and led a topographical corps through Egypt and North Africa to create Sunday School maps of Palestine and the Holy Land. Powell participated in the American Forestry Commission, the Grange and Patrons of Husbandry, the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences, and the National Geographic Society. He was active in Sabbath reform work.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945