Anna Ticknor Papers, 1835 - 1837Manuscript MS-1249

Introduction to the Collection

Contains eight diaries documenting Anna Ticknor's European travels from 1835-1837. The diaries contain detailed descriptions of activities, including stagecoach rides, booksellers' dinners, and visits to artists' galleries and factories. Anna's first diary begins on May 25th, 1835 and the eighth concludes on December 13, 1837. No detailed entries exist after this date, though a rough outline of events from December 12, 1837 to January 3, 1838 includes the names of friends who called, theaters they attended, and the arrival of letters.

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