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William E. Bartlett, Jr. travel journal

Identifier: MS 2511


In this travel journal, William E. Bartlett, Jr. describes his 1847 trip to Paris, France as well as to other European cities including Amsterdam, Cologne, Dusseldorf, and Le Havre.


  • 1847


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0.4 Linear Feet (1 volume)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Alfred Goodman in June 1981.

Scope and Contents

In his travel journal, William E. Bartlett, Jr. primarily described his trip to Paris, France in 1847. Subjects that he discussed or mentioned include: weather and wind reports on voyage; street life; gardens and zoos; museums and palaces (such as the Louvre, the Bastille, Fontainebleau, Versailles, and the Tuileries); and the people he met and travelled with. He also included lists of paintings in the Louvre and Palais de Luxembourg. In addition to his personal sketches, he reproduced his passport and letters of introduction into his journal. Cities mentioned other than Paris include Amsterdam, Cologne, Dusseldorf, and Le Havre.

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  • 2020-02-25: Manually entered into ArchivesSpace by Sandra Glascock

Repository Details

Part of the H. Furlong Baldwin Library Repository

H. Furlong Baldwin Library
Maryland Center for History and Culture
610 Park Avenue
Baltimore MD 21201 United States