Contents and Arrangement

Notes of a Journey Summer of 1916 Through the Navajo Country, 1916

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Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Typescript diary additionally titled "Notes of a journey taken by George C. Fraser and George C. Fraser, Jr., June 24, 1916 to August 3, 1916 to Acoma, Meteor Creater, San Francisco Mountains and through the Navajo Country." Includes approximately 340 silver gelatin snapshots, ranging from 4x5 cm. to 5.5x17 cm. Most of the photographs have type-written or hand-written caption information, which also correspond to a guide to illustrations provided at the front of the diary. Additionally there are clippings, hand-drawn diagrams, etc. 259 pages according to original pagination.


This series is arranged chronologically.

Collection History

Custodial History

The glass lantern slides were given the Princeton Geology Department by the Fraser family following Fraser's death, and were subsequently transferred to the library.

The collection was transferred to the Rare Books division in 2010.

Processing Information

Finding aid expanded and updated by Valerie Addonizio in 2009 and 2012.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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Credit this material:

Notes of a Journey Summer of 1916 Through the Navajo Country; George C. Fraser Collection, WC038, Rare Book Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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