Archer, Edward R. (fl. 1830-1917) Memorandum book of E.R. Archer
Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01896.161
Author/Creator: Archer, Edward R. (fl. 1830-1917)
Place Written: Europe
Date: 20 July 1878 to 31 December 1878
Pagination: 102 p. ; 17 x 11 cm.
Summary of Content: Front cover: ”Notes on a trip to Europe in 1878--” Inside back cover: ”Memorandum book of E. R. Archer Richmond, Virginia July 20, 1878.” From the front [to back], the book acts as a narrative diary, and includes drawings and descriptions of machinery for water works, steel manufacturing, and other industrial pursuits. From the back [to front], the book is an expense account beginning shortly before Archer embarked on the trip. The middle of the book recounts vacation in Ireland, Scotland, London, Paris and Germany with a list of purchases made in these countries. Calf bound, title inscribed on front cover in Archer’s hand.
People: Archer, Edward R.
Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900
Keywords/Subjects: Travel;, Global History and US Foreign Policy;, Global History and US Foreign Policy;, Art, Music, Theater, and Film;, Industry;, Science and Technology;, Finance;, Economics;
LOC Search Terms: United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865., United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Naval operations., United States. Navy--History--Civil War, 1861-1865., Confederate States of America. Navy.Order Image