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Richmond Barnes Williams travel journals,

Title
Richmond Barnes Williams travel journals, 1925-1986.
Author
Williams, Richmond B. (Richmond Barnes), 1903-1986.

Details

Description
1.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Diaries.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • Williams, Richmond Barnes - Estate
Biography (note)
  • Richmond Barnes Williams (1903-1986) was an American business executive and world traveler.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Finding aid available in repository.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 3339
Author
Williams, Richmond B. (Richmond Barnes), 1903-1986.
Title
Richmond Barnes Williams travel journals, 1925-1986.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Travel journals of Williams are in the form of original typescript copies arranged in chronological order and they record every aspect of his travels from their inception and planning to the return home. Journals of trips abroad begin with his trip, 1925-1926, to Great Britain and the Continent. Succeeding trips took him to most of the countries of Europe, North Africa, the Near East, Central Asia, and the Far East. His travels in North America were mainly in the period of 1930s to 1950s.
Biography
Richmond Barnes Williams (1903-1986) was an American business executive and world traveler. He worked in the Long Lines Dept. of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company from 1926 until his retirement in 1968. He traveled extensively in the U.S., Canada and abroad.
Indexes
Finding aid available in repository.
Occupation
Executives.
Research Call Number
MssCol 3339
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