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Diary, 1919

 Item — Box: Small Collections Box 94, Folder: 1, Object: 3

Scope and Contents

In March 1919, Hermann receives permission to take a furlough in Paris, which is described in his regular diary and also a supplemental diary. On March 16 he departs St. Sebastian by train for Paris with a layover in Joul, returning on March 21. While in Paris he takes the subway to Versailles and tours the palace and gardens. H he tours the Latin Quarter, the Museum of Luxemburg, the Pantheon, the University of Paris Law Library, the Tower of Clovis, tht Church of St. Genevieve, and Sarbourne Chapel. He goes on a cruise of the Seine River and sees Notre Dame, the Church of St. Gervais, the Tower of St. Germaine, the Eiffel Tower, the Statue of Liberty, and Mount Marc. While on a bus tour he sees the Hotel DeVille, the Church of Gervais, Notre Dame, the Palace of Justine, Sainte-Chapelle, the Louvre, the Arc de Carrousel, the Eiffel tower, the Chamber of Deputies, the Pantheon de la Guerre, the Statue of Washington, the Palais de Glass, the Grand Palais, the Place de la Concorde, the Palace Royal, and the Church of Madeleine. He also takes in a show at the Casino de Paris.


  • Creation: 1919


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From the Collection: 0.25 Linear Feet


From the Collection: English