Guide to the Journal of a Trip from Liverpool to San Francisco, 1895

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Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Journal of a Trip from Liverpool to San Francisco
Dates: 1895
Identification: SC/LSF
Physical Description: 0.21 linear feet
Language of Materials: English
Repository: Special Collections
Abstract: This is a handwritten travel diary of a young Englishwoman's first visit to the United States. It dates from April to June of 1895 and begins with her voyage on the "Teutonic" to New York. The journal includes her train journey across the United States. The second half of the journal is concerned with her stay in San Francisco, and a visit to the Hotel Del Monte in Pebble Beach.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Genre/Form of Material:

Diaries
Ephemera
Paper records

Geographic Name:

California -- Description and travel
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Description and travel
United States -- Description and travel

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Conditions Governing Access:

The collection is open for research use.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item], [date], Journal of a Trip from Liverpool to San Francisco , Special Collections and Archives, Oviatt Library, California State University, Northridge.

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Scope and Contents

This is handwritten travel diary of a young Englishwoman's first visit to the United States. It dates from April to June of 1895, and begins with her voyage on the "Teutonic" to New York. The journal includes her train journey across the United States. The second half of the journal is concerned with her stay in San Francisco, and a visit to the Hotel Del Monte in Pebble Beach. The author describes her stay at the Palace Hotel and visits to many San Francisco landmarks. The journal includes sketches, photographs, newspaper clippings, pressed flowers, and other ephemera.