USS Franconia Travel Diary (Europe)
Scope and Contents
Diary, 1929, of the trip of an American college student to Hamsburg, Germany, who traveled with his parents and his brother aboard the SS Franconia. Countries visited include Denmark, Sweden, Germany, France, Scotland and England. Entries include information about his departure, his activities aboard ship, and fellow passengers. Also includes details of the locations which they visited, hotels they stayed at, as well as the restaurants, shows they saw, and operas they attended.
- Creation: 1929
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchase, March 2011. Accession 2011.116
Accessioned and minimally processed by Benjamin Bromley in March 2011.
- Guide to the USS Franconia Travel Diary (Europe)
- Finding Aid Authors: Benjamin Bromley, Public Services Archives Specialist.
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- The collection description/finding aid is written in English