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Collection 2484 - Joseph F. Taylor Diary, September 13-16, 1893

Creator: Taylor, Joseph F., tourist

Provenance Note: The Joseph Taylor Yellowstone Park travel diary was purchased by the Montana State University Library from Robert Sherwood of Cambridge, New York, on February 21, 2006.

Historical Note: Joseph Taylor was a tourist in Yellowstone National Park from September 13 to September 16, 1893.

Content Description Note: While at Yellowstone, Taylor purchased a copy of A. B. Guptill's All About Yellowstone National Park (St. Paul: F. Jay Haynes, 1893) and recorded diary entries on one page describing his visit. Taylor traveled by stage coach from Mammoth Hot Springs, visiting the Lower and Upper Falls of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and took a boat trip around Yellowstone Lake before departing to the Fountain Hotel.

Updated: 5/28/09