Articles on railway excursions

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Transcript of a series of articles that appeared in the Athenaeum , 1842-1843, giving itineraries and descriptions of monuments that could be visited in day excursions by railway from London, the first headed 'The Bye Paths of England' and signed 'M' ( Athenaeum , 1842, pp.634-5), the others headed 'Days' Excursions out of London' ( Athenaeum , 1843, pp.715-7, 736-7, 754-6, 819-20, 882-4, 904-6).

Administrative / Biographical History

No information available at present.

Conditions Governing Access

Access to the items in the collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the controlled environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Access to archive collections may be restricted under the Freedom of Information Act. Please contact the University Archivist for details.

Acquisition Information

Given via the BRA in 1975.

Other Finding Aids

Collection level description.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

130 x 108 mm

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

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