The Katherine Corbitt Diaries (VMF034)


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Collection Outline

Diary 1895: June 29 - Sept. 22.

1895: June 22 -.

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Corbitt, Katherine
Title: The Katherine Corbitt Diaries (VMF034)
Dates: June 22 - Sept. 22, 1895.
Quantity: 2 items
Identification: VMF034

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Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

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Administrative Information

Processed: March, 1970. HH,

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Box/folder
2/Corbitt

Diary , 1895: June 29 - Sept. 22. (Limp brown simulated leather covers; lined paper, black ink. 67 p. 6 1/2 × 8 1/2")

Diary of Miss Katherine Corbitt on the commercial De Potter's Annual Long Summer Tour. Diary includes description and travel notes of England, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, France and Scotland, written in Miss Corbitt's hand. 53 p. Also contains memorabilia of the trip including lists of fellow passengers, tickets, programs, route maps, tour guides, pressed flower souvenirs, etc., many laid in, others pasted onto existing pages. Appears to be very interested in paintings and lists many of those viewed, with some comment; 14 p. Travel from New York to Liverpool via Queenstown, Ireland, was on Cunard's R. M. S. /Etruria/. Other arrangements by train, boat, local transport. Return voyage was on Cunard mail S.S. /Campania/ from Liverpool to New York, where Miss Corbitt took a train to St. Louis, arriving Sept. 24.

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Box/folder
2/Corbitt

, 1895: June 22 -. (Limp red simulated leather covers; lined paper, black ink. 15 p. 8 1/2 × 6 1/2".)

Diary of unknown person on the commercial De Potter's Annual Long Summer Tour. Diary includes description and travel notes of England, Belgium, and Germany. Diary ends prematurely in early July. Author probably travelling companion of Miss Corbitt.

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