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Collection Overview

Creator:
Beach, George R. (George Raimes), 1903-1990
Title:
George R. Beach Travel Journals
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/qv33rw70p
Dates:
1956-1988
Size:
22 items, 2 Volumes, and 5.6 linear feet
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists of bound, typed transcripts of journals kept by George R. Beach (Princeton Class of 1926) on his travels around the world with family and friends, spanning the years from 1956 to 1988.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection consists of bound, typed transcripts of journals kept by Beach (Princeton Class of 1926) on his travels around the world with family and friends, spanning the years from 1956 to 1988. During the 32 years covered by these 39 volumes, the Beaches visited many countries, including Spain, France, South America, Mexico, India, Iran, Africa, Thailand, Tahiti, Australia, Scandinavia, and England. Several of the journals are accompanied by volumes of photographs, and many volumes are bound in such exotic materials as fur, bark, fabric, and leathers from elephant, ostrich, and various reptiles.

Arrangement:

Arranged chronologically.

Collection Creator Biography:

Beach, George R. (George Raimes), 1903-1990

George R. Beach was an American businessman, traveler, and civic leader. Beach was a member of the Princeton University Class of 1926.

Collection History

Acquisition:

This collection was bequested to the University by George R. Beach's estate in 1992.

AM 1993-49

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information:

Folder inventory added by Nicholas Williams '2015 in 2012.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

George R. Beach Travel Journals; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/qv33rw70p
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184