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Guide to the Viscountess Emily Anne Beaufort Smyth Strangford Journal, 1859-1860

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Abstract

Author of travel books on the Near East. Married 8th Viscount Strangford in 1862.

Chiefly a journal of 141 pages (1859 Apr. 10-1860 July 7) describing a trip to Turkey and Lebanon, Apr.-Sept. 1859, and to Greece, May-July 1860. Beginning in Smyrna, Viscountess Strangford travelled to Rhodes, Mersin, Tripoli, Beirut, Baalbek, Athens, Attica, Pentelicus, Constantinople, and Belgrade. She described the locales, social life and customs of the Lebanese, a Druze wedding, and fighting between the Druzes and Christians. Included are drawings and other sheets laid in, including one in French, possibly by Marius Fontane. Also includes an albumen print of Viscountess Strangford.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Strangford, Emily Anne Beaufort Smythe, Viscountess, d. 1887.
Title
Viscountess Emily Anne Beaufort Smyth Strangford Journal 1859-1860
Language of Materials
English
Extent
2 items, 0.2 linear feet
Location
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Collection Overview

Chiefly a journal of 141 pages (1859 Apr. 10-1860 July 7) describing a trip to Turkey and Lebanon, Apr.-Sept. 1859, and to Greece, May-July 1860. Beginning in Smyrna, Viscountess Strangford travelled to Rhodes, Mersin, Tripoli, Beirut, Baalbek, Athens, Attica, Pentelicus, Constantinople, and Belgrade. She described the locales, social life and customs of the Lebanese, a Druze wedding, and fighting between the Druzes and Christians. Included are drawings and other sheets laid in, including one in French, possibly by Marius Fontane. Also includes an albumen print of Viscountess Strangford.

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Contents of the Collection

Historical Note

Emily Anne Beaufort Smyth Strangford was an author of travel books on the Near East. She married 8th Viscount Strangford in 1862.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], in the Viscountess Emily Anne Beaufort Smyth Strangford Journal, 1859-1860, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Processing Information

Processed by: Rubenstein Library Staff

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.