Emerette Colt Strong diary, 1874
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Brief Description:

The Emerette Colt Strong diary (1972-127-0) contains entries from March 8, 1874 through May 9, 1874. Emerette provides detailed daily accounts as she travelled across the country from New York to California by train. She provides descriptions of the cities that they stopped at along the way, as well as written sketches of the landscape, economy, and architecture of the country as she travelled west. Also represented in the diary are occassional histories of select cities or historic individuals. Of particular interest are her entries about Salt Lake City, Brigham Young, and Mormonism.

The item is currently housed in 3A Box 3.

Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
7 South Street, P.O. Box 385
Litchfield, CT 6759
Phone: 860-567-4501
Fax: 860-567-3565
Email: archivist [at] litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org
Record Series Number: 00/1972-127-0
Created by: Strong, Emerette Colt (1841-1924)
Volume: 0.0
Acquired: 06/01/1972.
Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.
Subject Index
Strong, Emerette Colt
Travel--19th century
Genres/Forms of Material
Diaries
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Copyright has been transferred to the Litchfield Historical Society for materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Acquisition Notes: Mr. and Mrs. David E. Strong  Gift.
Related Materials: Emerette Colt Strong autograph album, 1860-1912 For more information please see http://litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org/archon/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=840&q=emerette+strong.
PreferredCitation: Emerette Colt Strong diary (1972-127-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut, 06759