Paul R. Strain Columbian Exposition Diary

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0330
Creators:
Strain, Paul R., 1879-1954
Dates:
1893.
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.15 Cubic feet
1 box
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A diary kept by Paul R. Strain during his visit to the Exposition, October 1893. It describes various buildings he toured and the exhibits that caught his attention, and records his personal impressions of the Exposition. The diary takes the form of hand-written notes.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Paul R. Strain of Colliers, West Virginia, attended the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, October 1893, with his father, Thomas H. Strain, who received the Blue Ribbon for Spanish Merino Wool at the Exposition. Paul Strain was fourteen at the time and this was his first long-distance trip.

Administration
Processing Information
Collectioon processed by Craig Orr, 1989.
Author
C.A. Orr
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by Paula M. Strain, 1989, April 14.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Preferred Citation
Paul R. Strain Columbian Exposition Diary, 1893, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Exhibitions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Diaries -- 1890-1900 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chicago (Ill.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893 Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Strain, Thomas H. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives