Jordan, John W. (John Woolf), 1840-1921
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||John Woolf Jordan (1840-1921) was a Philadelphia historian specializing in genealogies and personal histories, especially
those of Pennsylvania families. This scrapbook comprises a single volume containing clippings of John W. Jordan's travel narrative,
"Random Notes of a Week's Visit to England" from an unknown publication; also included are picture postcards and photographic
illustrations of the ships on which he traveled and locations he visited, several of which are accompanied by handwritten
annotations. The notes detail Jordan's sea voyage to and from England and his experiences exploring the counties of London,
Surrey, and Sussex. Jordan's voyage took place between July 8 and August 6, 1911.
24 x 19 cm
||Gift of Shaun Mullen, 2012.
||Processed and encoded by Elyse Brown, September 2012. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard