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Barry Faulkner papers, circa 1858-1973

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Series 5: Diaries, 1922-1956
(Boxes 2; 6 folders)

Five travel diaries from 1922 to 1924 document Faulkner's trips to Europe, Africa, and Asia including stops in France, Italy, Egypt, and Turkey. Entries describe Faulkner's impressions of places, architecture, artwork, tourist sites, restaurants, and accomodations. Topics include French churches, the artwork of Andrea Mantegna and Piero della Francesca, the tombs of Luxor, and Turkish marketplaces. Also found with the diaries are a few sketches, a list of expenses, and a chronology for March and April of 1924.
There is also a diary Faulkner kept during the summer of 1956 documenting general social, artistic, and daily events. Topics include Gifford Beal, Maxfield Parrish, Paul Manship, Eric Gugler, Saint-Gaudens Memorial trustee meetings, and gardening. Also found in this diary is a short biographical sketch of Faulkner and a list of works gifted to friends.
This series has been scanned in its entirety.

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