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Mr. Canly Scotland and European Travel Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4069

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a very detailed travel diary of a young man and his family traveling in Scotland and Europe in 1860. He describes learning how to make a pot of coffee, fishing expeditions, and having to apply to the American ministry in London for a passport after having left his in Dundee, Scotland.

There is a note in pencil inside the front cover that states, "Diary kept by my father when in Europe 16 yr old."

Dates

  • 1860

Creator

Biographical / Historical

In 1860, Canly was a young man from Mobile, Alabama, visiting with family in Scotland, Belgium, and Germany.

Extent

0.03 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Detailed travel diary of a young man and his family traveling in Scotland and Europe in 1860.

Provenance

purchased from M. Benjamin Katz, 2014

General

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Processed by

Martha Bace, 2014

Creator

Source

Title
Guide to the Mr. Canly Scotland and European Travel Diary
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
November 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266
205.348.0500