Edith M. Clayes Travel Diary
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Travel diary of Edith M. Clayes of a voyage from California to Washington, D.C. Clayes visited, among other places, the Panama Canal; Havana, Cuba; Key West, St. Augustine and Miami, Florida; Richmond, Virginia; and the Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, Maryland areas. She writes about her personal experiences as well as the history of the places visited.
The cover of the diary is made of wood board with a leather spine. The cover is attached with hob nails, is gilded in places and has a picture of Madonna of the Gauduca by "Raphael" Florence.
- Creation: 1931
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Edith M. Clayes was the wife of Wellington Clayes, a General Practice Physician. In 1910, they lived in San Francisco, California, but were in Burlingame, California by 1920 and were still there in 1930. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .
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- Guide to the Edith M. Clayes Travel Diary
- Finding Aid Authors: Anne T. Johnson.
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- The collection description/finding aid is written in English