Contents and Arrangement

Manuscript documenting itineraries through South America, circa 1855

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Content Description

Manuscript documenting itineraries through South America. Title page reads: "Itinéraire de Carthargène à Popaya, Lima et Santa Crux". Dealer's description: "De Bogotá and Popayan (Colombia), Quito (Ecuador), Lima (Peru); followed by itineraries for to Antigua (Guatemala). Although the heading for the last itinerary indicates that it continues to trips from Lima to Santa Cruz (Bolivia); Lima to Santiago (Chile); Santa Cruz to Asunción (Paraguay); Asunción to Rio de Janeiro (Brazil); Rio de Janeiro to Montevideo (Uruguay); and finally from Santa Fe de Bogotá via Medellin (Colombia), Panama City (Panama) and Nicaragua Mexico, the description does not... The first runs through Cartagena, Santa Fe. A series of itineraries in French for trips through South and Central America..., including important archaeological sites, such as Cusco."


Arranged alphabetically by the name of the creator, with unattributed materials at the end.

Collection History


Purchased from Asher Rare Books in October 2022 (AM 2023-057).


The collection is open and will continue to grow.


No material was separated during processing.

Processing Information

Item processed and described by Armando Suárez in December 2022, incorporating some description provided by the dealer.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

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Credit this material:

Manuscript documenting itineraries through South America; General Manuscripts Miscellaneous Collection, C0140, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
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Existence and Location of Copies

Parts of this collection are available on microfilm, cataloged separately as RCPXM-7497696.

Subject Terms:
Genre Terms:
Manuscripts -- 19th century.
South America -- Description and travel -- 19th century -- Sources.