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Clara Conklin, Travel Papers

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: RG-12-21-10

Scope and Contents

These papers relate to Clara Conklin's travels, career, and personal life. Only the early correspondence and one article relate to her academic career at the University of Nebraska. The correspondence from James H. Canfield relates to Conklin's appointment as an instructor in German and French languages. Most of the collection relates to European travel between 1896-1902. Passenger lists include those from the following cruise lines: American Line, 1906; Holland-America Line 1898; Red Star Line, 1886 and 1888; Compagnie Generale Transatlantique, 1895. The souvenir books are those published in booklet form for tourists and may include actual black and white prints, printed copies of photographs, or postcards. Some postcards are hand-colored. The majority of the booklets, postcards, and photographs provide information on the publisher and their location. The newspaper clippings include a tribute to Clara Conklin written by J.E. Lawrence.

Dates

  • 1889-1938

Creator

Extent

1.00 Boxes

0.5 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

French

Spanish; Castilian

Italian

German

  • Cruise ships Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
  • Cuba Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
  • France Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
  • Germany Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
  • Photographs Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Ships--Passenger lists Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
  • Spain Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
  • Travel Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries Repository

Contact:
Archives & Special Collections
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries
P.O. Box 884100
Lincoln NE 68588-4100 United States
402-472-2531