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Alma Simpson Travel Journals

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4204

Content Description

The collection consists of two composition books containing photographs, postcards, clippings, travel ephemera, and handwritten descriptions of Alma Simpson's travels with her family during the summers of 1923 and 1925. Both have detailed handwritten accounts illustrated with snapshots, postcards, as well as some brochures and paperwork from lodges and car rentals.

The first book has information about the family's trip from their home in Montclair, New Jersey, to Niagara Falls in 1923 and a trip through Pennsylvania to Washington DC in 1924. The second covers their 1925 summer trip from Pennsylvania to Niagara Falls again, and then on to New York and Massachusetts.

Dates

  • 1923-1925

Creator

Biographical / Historical

Alma Simpson lived in Montclair, New Jersey in the early 1920s.

Extent

.3 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Overview

A detailed account of a family's travels during the early 1920s as described by an independent young college woman during her summer vacations.

General

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Source

Creator

Title
Guide to the Alma Simpson Travel Journals
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
August 2017
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