Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: The action, condition, or cultural concept of visiting different cities, countries or regions, especially distant or unfamiliar places, whether by necessity or for pleasure or education. One common purpose of travel is to see different sights and acquaint oneself with cultures different from one's own.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Automobile Travel Diary
Collection — Box MISC-07, Folder: MSS-0109
Content Description The Automobile Travel Diary documents three trips by car in 1917 and earlier. The white travelers are based in Manatee, Florida, and recount travel by earlier automobile including staying at auto camps, hotels, and farmhouses. The first undated trip begins in Manatee, Florida, and concludes in Sacramento, California. The second undated trip begins in Handley, Texas, and returns to Manatee, Florida. The final trip recounted in the diary is dated 1917 and begins in Manatee visiting sites in...
Dates: circa 1910-1917
Margaret A. Baker Diary
Collection — Box MISC-03, Folder: MSS-0123
Content Description The diary of Margaret A. Baker follows her trip by railroad from Portland, Maine, U.S.A. to Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The diarist records details of their train travel departing from Portland with a stopover in New Hampshire. She describes the mountains, hotels, as well as other scenes in towns and cities. The following partial transcription and description was provided by the seller:"September 23rd, A day to which we had been looking forward with the most pleasant...
Travel Diary and Almanac
Collection — Box MISC-02, Folder: MSS-0051
Content Description A travel journal of a family’s move from near Ashland, Nebraska to near Arcata, California via train recorded in an incomplete copy of an unidentified almanac for 1874. The almanac begins with April 1874 and includes 89 pages of printed material including engravings. The journal or diary section at the end of almanac includes notes for all but seven days for 1874. Some of the engravings include: German draught oxen, walls of Bologne, France, royal tiger, kangaroos, American elk, a...