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Travel--19th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Smith, S. to Smith, B.W.


Identifier: 2015-21-0-1
Content Description

Smith S. to Smith B.W. 2015-21-0-1 Hand written letter from Smith S. wondering why Smith B.W. had not been hear from. The Grist Mill needs to be finished and cannot get time away. Invites Smith B.W. to visit before Smith S. leaves Connecticut for Virginia.

Dates: 1839-10-29

Emerette Colt Strong diary


Identifier: 00-1972-127-0
Scope and Contents The Emerette Colt Strong diary (1972-127-0) contains entries from March 8, 1874 through May 9, 1874. Emerette provides detailed daily accounts as she travelled across the country from New York to California by train. She provides descriptions of the cities that they stopped at along the way, as well as written sketches of the landscape, economy, and architecture of the country as she travelled west. Also represented in the diary are occassional histories of select cities or historic...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1874; Other: Date acquired: 01/06/1972

James C.L. Wadsworth journal


Identifier: 00-2011-71-0
Scope and Contents

The James C.L. Wadsworth journal (2011-71-0) was penned by Wadsworth in 1846 and 1847. The journal chronicles his voyage from New York to San Francisco which began on November 27, 1846 and ended April 24, 1847. In the journal he discusses passing in sight of Cape De Verde, and Falkland Islands, and Cape Horn. He also writes about stopping at the Island of Juan Ferdandez. The item is currently housed in 3A Box 22.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1846-1847; Other: Date acquired: 03/06/2011