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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 7, February 1, 1855-April 12, 1856

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Identifier: D03942

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 7, February 1, 1855-April 12, 1856

Description: Includes an account of his family history and descriptions of his visits with family and friends in England; witnessing a procession for Louis Napoleon in London; traveling in Paris with his brothers, Charley and Edwin; his friend Harry Price's mental illness and incarceration in a London asylum; his journey across the Atlantic to New York on the ship, Washington; the marriage of Fanny Fern and James Parton; meetings of the Ornithoryncus Club in New York; and Alfred Waud's elopement with Mary Brainard. Diary is labelled by Gunn as No. 9.

Rights: NoC-US

Place:

Dates: 1855-1856

Type(s): Diary

Maker/Creator: Gunn, Thomas Butler, 1826-1903

Subjects: Diaries
Artists
Authors
Bohemians (New York artistic and literary movement)
Marriage
Mental illness
Publishers and publishing
Travel
Women
Newspapers
Asylums
Ocean travel

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