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June Harris travel diary

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 5320

Content Description

Travel diary of USC student June Harris documenting her trip from Los Angeles to and across Europe in the summer of 1921. The diary is stamped on the cover "ΑΧΩ/My Trip to Europe/June Harris"; on the inside flyleaf is inscribed "May June Harris/623 So. Bonnie Braie/Los Angeles, Cal. U.S.A./From Clarence Dixon June 6, 1921". Entries begin Saturday, June 18, 1921, when Harris and her parents boarded the train to Montreal (where they would depart for Southampton on the Corsican) and end on Sunday, September 18 when she arrived back in Los Angeles. The diary contains entries for virtually every day of the trip. Also included are a few loose pieces of ephemera (tickets) and some stamps that have been affixed to a few pages.

Dates

  • 1921 June 18-September 18

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Extent

0.75 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Travel diary of USC student and Alpha Chi Omega sorority sister June Harris documenting her trip from Los Angeles to and across Europe in the summer of 1921. The diary contains entries for virtually every day of the trip. Also included are a few loose pieces of ephemera (tickets) and some stamps that have been affixed to a few pages.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from The Bookshop, August 4, 20917.

Creator

Title
Finding aid for the June Harris travel diary
Status
Completed
Author
Sue Luftschein
Date
2017 September
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles California 90089-0189 United States