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Guide to the American woman's travel diary, 1878

American Woman's Travel Diary, 1878 - Duke Digital Collections Digitized Content
A digitized version of this diary is available at: American Woman's Travel Diary, 1878 - Duke Digital Collections.

Abstract

American woman traveling in Europe.

The diary, begun on April 6, 1878, and ending on Nov. 9, 1878 in Augsburg, covers the travels of an American woman through England, France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, and Russia. Included are descriptions of visits to museums and royal palaces. While in Norway, the author met and spent time with Gen. and Mrs. Ulysses S. Grant. Formerly known as Anonymous diary, 1878.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Title
American woman's travel diary 1878
Language of Materials
English
Extent
1 v.
Location
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Collection Overview

The diary, begun on April 6, 1878, and ending on Nov. 9, 1878 in Augsburg, covers the travels of an American woman through England, France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, and Russia. Included are descriptions of visits to museums and royal palaces. While in Norway, the author met and spent time with Gen. and Mrs. Ulysses S. Grant. Formerly known as Anonymous diary, 1878.

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Contents of the Collection

Historical Note

American woman traveling in Europe.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], in the American woman's travel diary, 1878, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Processing Information

Processed by: Rubenstein Library Staff, April 1999

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, July 2011

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.