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almanacs

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Publications, usually annuals, containing a variety of useful facts of miscellaneous nature, or statistical information; originally included projections of coming days, months, and holidays.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Travel Diary and Almanac

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: MSS-0051
Content Description

A travel journal of a family’s move from near Ashland, Nebraska to near Arcata, California via train recorded in an incomplete copy of an unidentified almanac for 1874. The almanac begins with April 1874 and includes 89 pages of printed material including engravings. The journal or diary section at the end of almanac includes notes for all but seven days for 1874.

Some of the engravings include: German draught oxen, walls of Bologne, France, royal tiger, kangaroos, American elk, a ...