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Emma Lee Walton Journal

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-103
Abstract Travel journal in two volumes kept by Emma Lee Walton (1874-1951) of Chicago on a trip to Europe in 1922-1923. Also includes her 1922 passport.
Dates: 1922

Enos S. Vail journal of a trip from New York to Michigan

 Item
Identifier: Midwest-MS-196
Abstract Handmade pocket diary in which Enos S. Vail recorded his trip from his uncle John Randall’s home near Akron, New York, to Michigan, 23 September-14 October 1839.
Dates: 1839

Harold L. Stuart Travel Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Stuart
Abstract Scrapbooks compiled by Chicago investment banker Harold L. Stuart documenting his travels in Europe from 1912 to 1939. Contains travel ephemera and written narratives of each trip.
Dates: 1912-1939

James and Josie Tomes Travel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Maps-Tomes
Abstract Abstract: Collection of maps and travel ephemera related to the travels of James and Josie Tomes. Material covers Africa, Asia, Europe, and North America, with most material on Europe and North America. Also includes material related to James Tomes’ genealogy research, much of which required travel in the United States and Europe.
Dates: 1928-2008; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2000

LeRoy Blommaert Collection of Railroad Timetables and Advertising Materials

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Blommaert 2
Abstract Railroad timetables, guides, advertising material, and other railroad ephemera collected by LeRoy Blommaert. Materials document over a century of railroad travel and tourism throughout the United States, with some items from Canada, Mexico, England, and Switzerland.
Dates: 1850-1982; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1970

Official State & Provincial Road Map Collection of the United States & Canada

 Collection
Identifier: Maps-Official-State & Provincial
Abstract Road maps issued by official state and provincial government agencies in the United States and Canada (over 2,500 maps, published 1924-ongoing).
Dates: 1924-2020; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2015

Road Maps and Travel Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Maps-Travel-Ephemera
Abstract Growing collection of printed road maps and travel ephemera issued to promote local tourism. Scattered worldwide geographic coverage, but most extensive for the United States, Canada, and Europe.
Dates: 1876-2018; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1990

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Travel -- Africa 2
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Chicago 1
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Ephemera -- Canada -- 1930-2012 1
Ephemera -- United States -- 1924-2020 1
Europe -- Description and travel 1
France 1
Germany 1
International travel 1
Itineraries 1
Manuscripts, American 1
Maps 1
Maps (documents) 1
Maps (documents) -- Canada -- 1930-2012 1
Maps (documents) -- United States -- 1924-2020 1
Menus 1
Ocean travel 1
Postcards 1
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Railroads 1
Railroads -- Canada 1
Railroads -- England 1
Railroads -- Illinois 1
Railroads -- Mexico 1
Railroads -- Switzerland 1
Railroads -- United States 1
Receipts (Financial records) 1
Road maps 1
Road maps -- Canada -- 1930-2012 1
Road maps -- United States -- 1924-2020 1
Roads -- Canada -- Maps 1
Roads -- United States -- Maps 1
Scrapbooks 1
Thematic maps -- Canada -- 1930-2012 1
Thematic maps -- United States -- 1924-2020 1
Tourism -- Canada 1
Tourism -- Maps 1
Tourism -- Middle West 1
Tourist maps 1
Tourist maps -- Canada -- 1930-2012 1
Tourist maps -- United States -- 1924-2020 1
Transportation timetables -- 1801-1850 1
Transportation timetables -- 1851-1900 1
Transportation timetables -- 1901-1950 1
Transportation timetables -- 1951-2000 1
Travel 1
Travel -- Canada 1
Travel -- Middle West 1
Travel -- Oceania 1
Travel -- South America 1
Travel literature 1
United Kingdom 1
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United States -- Maps 1
Women 1
World War, 1914-1918 1
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