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Transportation & the Rise of Mass Tourism: Travel Literature

Below are two indexes of archival material spanning the US and Europe. Keyword searching is a good place to start, but also pay attention to the metadata at the left hand sides of the pages. Keywords might include honeymoons, pack animals, roads, Fred Harvey, or any search curiousities you may have.  



A National Index to Archival Materials Online

The Digital Public Library of America is well on its way toward achieving its ambitious goal of bringing together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, museums, and cultural heritage sites, and making them freely available to students, teachers, researchers, and the general public.

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The Europeana Digital Archive


We transform the world with culture! We want to build on Europe’s rich heritage and make it easier for people to use, whether for work, for learning or just for fun.

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Created by the European Library,  overview of travel artifacts, Travelling Through History

The European Library