Hess-Read-Hess vacation automobile
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.
Minnesota Libraries. Literary Manuscripts Collections, Manuscripts
Access and Use
Available for use in Manuscripts Division reading room.
Copyright has been retained by the creators.
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.
See also the Hess Collection of Dime Novels in the Children's
Literature Research Collections, the University of Minnesota.
- 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
- Read, Worth
George H., 1873-1954.
- Automobile travel -- United
States -- 1928
Note Typewritten log of the auto trip; 387 pages.
Includes daily log of travel and indices for volumes 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.
Note Guide books, menus, and other literature acquired during the