Manuscript Collection

David Bancroft Johnson Travel Journals - Accession 32 - M9 (32)

Title

David Bancroft Johnson Travel Journals - Accession 32 - M9 (32)

Files

Identifier

Accession 32 - M9 (32)

Inclusive Dates

1908-1909

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

427 Pieces

Language

English;

Historical Note

Dr. David Bancroft Johnson (1856-1928) was the founder and first president of Winthrop who served from 1886 until his death on December 26, 1928.

Scope and Content Note

The David Bancroft Johnson Travel Journals Collection consists of a diary of a trip taken by David Bancroft Johnson, Founder and First President of Winthrop, to Belgium, Holland, Germany, Switzerland, France, England, and Scotland during October- December 1908. The journals contains descriptions of areas visited, social life and customs. Also included is a description of his trip to Denver, Colorado in July 1909 in which he describes the area and its people.

Provenance

Transferred from Dean of the Library's Office.

Keywords

Travel, Diaries, Education, Educational practices, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Switzerland, France, England, Scotland, Denver Colorado, Social life and customs, Winthrop

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

David Bancroft Johnson Travel Journals - Accession 32 - M9 (32)

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