John W. Jordan, "Random Notes of a Week's Visit to England" scrapbook


Creator: Jordan, John W. (John Woolf), 1840-1921
Date(s): 1911
Call Number: MSS 0093, Item 0025
Language: Materials entirely in English.
Abstract: 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.
Physical Description: 1 volume (28 pages) 24 x 19 cm
Source: Gift of Shaun Mullen, 2012.
Processing: Processed and encoded by Elyse Brown, September 2012. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard