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Name of Collection: Thomas (Rosswell W. and Lorraine H.) Travel Collection   

Accession Number: AM10-38                               

Given By:  Victoria Klauk

Date of Receipt: September 25, 2007   

Extent: .50 cu.ft.         

Inclusive Dates: circa 1950’s – 1970’s 

Form of Material (Letters, Minutes, etc.):

This collection contains the travel diaries of Rosswell W. Thomas and Lorraine H. Thomas, along with related materials, as follows:

  1. Travel diary: 1957, Naples, St. John’s Island
  2. Travel diary: 1959, Europe
  3. Travel diary: 1959, Hong Kong, Japan, Bangkok, Cambodia
  4. Travel diary: 1964, Olympics (Japan), New Zealand, Australia
  5. Travel diary: 1967, Africa
  6. Travel diary: 1968, Mexico, Yucatan, Easter Island
  7. Travel diary: 1968, Galapagos Islands
  8. Photo identification: 1968-69, Africa, Portugal, Hattiesburg (MS)
  9. Photo identification: 1969, Ecuador, Galapagos
  10. Photo identification: 1971, Mediterranean, Aegean, Adriatic
  11. Photo identification: 1976, Hattiesburg (MS) & other areas
  12. Guidebook: African Safari
  13. Guidebook: South America
  14. Miscellaneous notes
  15. Slides: travel photos
  16. Miscellaneous postcards

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