Travel diary of an American gentleman on a European tour

Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

Catherine Parker

Department of Special Collections
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Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 3975
Title: Travel diary of an American gentleman on a European tour
Dates of Creation: 8 May 1833-7 Mar 1834
Extent: 1 volume
Language(s) of Material: English


The travel diary was compiled by an unidentified American gentleman.

Scope and Content

The author is unidentified but internal evidence suggests that he was an American who was well-travelled in Europe although he had not visited for many years. He was travelling alone and his chief interests were historic sites, art galleries and places of picturesque beauty. He visited the following places:

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased, Alastor Rare Books, 11 Feb 2016.

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS. Eng. e. 3975, fol. 1

Access Point(s)

Belgium--Description and travel--1800-1918

England -- Description and travel -- 1801-1900

Europe -- Description and travel -- 1800-1918

France -- Description and travel -- 1800-1918

Germany--Description and travel--1800-1918

Ireland--Description and travel--1800-1918

Italy--Description and travel--1800-1918

Netherlands--Description and travel--1800-1918

Switzerland--Description and travel--1800-1918

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