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A Cross Country Trip, 1890

Identifier: HC.MC-801-06-004

Scope and Contents

The photoalbum follows an individual's month-long journey from Chicago, Illinois through Canada and the Northwestern, Southwestern, and Central portions of the United States. Photographs are mostly of nature scenes, with some railroads and bridges included, as well as photographs of the Chicago Stock Yards. Many of the photos are labeled.


  • 1890-09-02 - 1890-10-14

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17)

Historical note

Photographs taken by unknown photographer in 1890.


.1 Linear Feet (1 volume)




"A Cross Country Trip" is a photo album that follows an individual's month-long journey from Chicago, Illinois through Canada, the Northwest United States, and Southwestern United States before returning to Chicago. It includes images from Manitoba and British Columbia, Canada, Washington State, Oregon, Utah, Colorado, Kansas, and Illinois. While on this trip, the photographer captured images of the Chicago Stockyard, various industrial complexes, wildlife, canyons, rivers, and Native Americans.


The photographs are arrangd in a single volume. There is not a particular order to the photographs.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The photoalbum was donated to Special Collections, Haverford College, in December 2011 by Thomas H. Garver.

Related Materials

Drumm/Mills family photo album (HC.MC 801.06.002)

Processing Information

Processed by David Canada; completed September 2016.
A Cross Country Trip, 1890
David Canada
September, 2016
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