Inventory of the Georgette A. Chamberlain Papers, 1785-1917 (bulk 1877-1897)
This collection consists of four travel diaries and a genealogical album kept by Georgette A. Chamberlain of Washington, DC.
- David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
- Chamberlain, Georgette A.
- Georgette A. Chamberlain Papers, 1785-1917 (bulk 1877-1897)
- Language of Material
- 2.0 Linear Feet, 5 Items
- For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Four travel diaries (1877 Sept.-1917 July) and a genealogical album (1785-1893), the bulk dating 1877-1897, kept by Georgette A. Chamberlain of Washington, D.C. The diaries document her trips to New England (1877), the Southern States (1881 and 1886) and to Europe (1880, 1882, and 1897). The genealogical album includes material about the Varnum and Tenney families, Franklin Tenney (her father) and the National Hotel, Wsshington, D.C., where her father was proprietor for many years. Interspersed throughout the volumes are photographs, letters, and paper ephemera. During her travels to Germany (1897) she stayed and traveled with Princess Salm-Salm (Agnes Elizabeth Winona Leclercq) an American adventures, and widow of Prussian nobleman, Prince Felix Salm-Salm.
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[Identification of item], Georgette A. Chamberlain Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.
The Georgette A. Chamberlain Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase in 1986-1987.
Processed by Kimberly Sims, May 2011
Encoded by Kimberly Sims, 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.