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Hess-Read-Hess vacation automobile trip

Summary Information
Title: Hess-Read-Hess vacation automobile trip
Dates: 1928
Creator: Read, Worth G.
Extent: 1.5 cubic feet
Location: Mezzanine
Language: English
Collection Number: Mss 17
Abstract:
The collection comprises a detailed story of a vacation automobile trip, July 27, 1928 to August 31, 1928 in a car furnished by Fred. E. Hess. The travelogue was written by Worth G. Read and George H. Hess, Jr.

Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries. Literary Manuscripts Collections, Manuscripts Division

Access and Use
Access Restrictions:

Available for use in Manuscripts Division reading room.

Copyright:

Copyright has been retained by the creators.

Preferred Citation:

Worth G. Read Travel Diary (Mss 17), Literary Manuscripts Collection, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection comprises a detailed story of a vacation automobile trip, July 27, 1928 to August 31, 1928 in a car furnished by Fred. E. Hess. The travelogue was written by Worth G. Read and George H. Hess, Jr., typed by John A. Tauer, and the picture section was made by Virginia Peterson. The book consists of three volumes stored in a wooden case and was bound and distributed by Vernon P. Turnburke.

Related Material

See also the Hess Collection of Dime Novels in the Children's Literature Research Collections, the University of Minnesota.

Subject Terms
Index Terms
  • This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • Read, Worth G.
  • Hess, George H., 1873-1954.
  • Peterson, Virginia
  • Automobile travel -- United States -- 1928
Detailed Contents
 Location  Title
 
Volume 1  
Note Typewritten log of the auto trip; 387 pages.
Includes daily log of travel and indices for volumes 2 & 3.
 
Volume 2  
Note Illustrations to supplement log. Consists of snapshots, picture post cards, commercially-produced views of scenic area of tourist attractions pasted in photograph album.
 
Volume 3  
Note Guide books, menus, and other literature acquired during the trip.