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A Cross Country Trip, 1890

 Item
Identifier: HC.MC-801-06-004

Scope and Contents

The photo album follows an individual's month-long journey from Chicago, Illinois, through Canada and the northwestern, southwestern, and central portions of the United States. Photographs are mostly of nature scenes, with some railroads and bridges included, as well as photographs of the Chicago Stock Yards. Many of the photos are labeled.

Dates

  • 1890

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Historical Note

Photographs taken by an unknown photographer in 1890.

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language

English

Overview

"A Cross Country Trip, 1890" is a photo album that follows an individual's month-long journey from Chicago, Illinois, through Canada and the northwestern, southwestern, and central portions of the United States before returning to Chicago. It includes images from Manitoba, British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, Utah, Colorado, Kansas, and Illinois. While on this trip, the photographer captured images of the Chicago Stockyard, various industrial complexes, wildlife, canyons, rivers, and Native Americans.

Arrangement

The photographs are arranged in a single volume. There is not a particular order to the photographs.

Acquisition

A Cross Country Trip, 1890 was donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in December, 2011 by Thomas H. Garver.

Related Materials

Drumm / Mills Family photo album (HC.MC.801.06.002)

Processing Information

Processed by David Canada; completed September, 2016.
Title
A Cross Country Trip, 1890
Author
David Canada
Date
September, 2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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