Harriet C. Adams
American Explorer and Lecturer
1875 – 1937 A.D.
Harriet C. Adams, an American explorer and lecturer, born at Stockton, Calif. She traveled through Mexico and became a student of Latin American affairs in 1900, after which she made a three years’ journey through Central and South America, traveling forty thousand miles, visiting every country and reaching many points before unknown to any white woman. After lecturing in the United States in 1906 – 1908, she crossed Haiti in saddle, 1910, and then traveled through the Philippines, and from Siberia to Sumatra, studying ancient races allied with earliest America peoples.
In 1916 she became a war correspondent at the French front, and in 1917 again lectured throughout the United States.
Mrs. Adams is a fellow and member of various geographical and scientific associations throughout the world.
Reference: Famous Women; An Outline of Feminine Achievement Through the Ages With Life Stories of Five Hundred Noted Women By Joseph Adelman. Copyright, 1926 by Ellis M. Lonow Company.