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"A sentimental ramble through a part of the United States. Containing an accurate register of the several conversations, sentiments and opinions of the several travellars [sic] and inhabitants by the way"

 Collection
Call Number: MS C6

Overview

Evidently an admirer of Irish-born English novelist and clergyman Laurence Sterne, Fenton wrote this account of his travels through Ohio, Pennsylvania and Maryland in the early years of the 19th century. Loose items found in the volume have been physically separated and are located at MS P112.

Dates

  • 1822 - 1867

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Extent

1 volume (1 volume + 4 folders) : Binding: ¼ leather, paper boards, loose. Pagination: [3]p., pages 2-16, 63-64, 67-98, 101-140, 143-226, 229-278, 283-288, 291-369 [4p.] Material: Paper. Scribe: Author. Title is from title page in volume. ; 25 x 17 cm

Physical Location

MS C6

Physical Location

MS P112

Custodial History

Author’s signature on flyleaf, family documents laid in.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Wheden, before 1960.

Title
Guide to Samuel Fenton's Travel Account Collection
Subtitle
"A sentimental ramble through a part of the United States. Containing an accurate register of the several conversations, sentiments and opinions of the several travellars [sic] and inhabitants by the way"
Author
Finding aid prepared by js/sm; revised by ksc, 2006. Finding aid encoded by skt, 2006.
Date
2006
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in <language encodinganalog="language">English.</language>
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/2047781584
Preferred citation
Samuel L. Fenton collection, Department of Special Collections, MS C6, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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