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Title Ernest Ripley Spaulding Diary
Author/Creator Spaulding, Ernest Ripley (fl. 1929-1930)
Date 2 Oct 1929 - 18 Sep 1930
Document type Travel Journal
Description Diary kept by Ernest Ripley Spaulding, 1929-30, while on an automobile trip from Boston to San Diego, California and back. Diary entries describe the route taken, towns along the way, stops at friends' houses, historic sites and cultural institutions, the countryside, and daily activities. Includes a list of all rivers crossed on their journey at the back of the diary.
Theme(s) Road, Rail and Air Travel  
Regions United States of America  
Country/State Montana  California  New Jersey  Tennessee  Arkansas  Texas  Arizona  Alabama  Washington  
Keywords weather, fashion, motor car, mountains, accommodation, river, battlefield tours, hotel, scenery, history, agriculture, food, culture, city, African American, hot springs, alcohol, American Indian, luggage, government involvement, development, correspondence, sightseeing, church, women, Yellowstone, geyser, Buffalo Bill
Reference Ms. N-951
Library Massachusetts Historical Society
Language English
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