Mexican Travel Journal

Collection Summary

Title: Mexican Travel Journal
Call Number: MS 89-19
Size: 0.5 linear feet
Acquisition: Source unknown
Processed by: AHC, 6-2-1989; JEF, 3-16-1998; MN, 9-2014
Restrictions: None

Literary Rights

Literary rights were not granted to Wichita State University. When permission is granted to examine the manuscripts, it is not an authorization to publish them. Manuscripts cannot be used for publication without regard for common law literary rights, copyright laws and the laws of libel. It is the responsibility of the researcher and his/her publisher to obtain permission to publish. Scholars and students who eventually plan to have their work published are urged to make inquiry regarding overall restrictions on publication before initial research.

Content Note

Newspaper articles written by Kansas newspaper editors while visiting Mexico in 1888 are arranged together in this journal titled Kansans in Mexico. The editors describe Mexico's geography, industry, agriculture and social conditions. El Paso del Norte, Zacatecas, Queretaro and Mexico City were among the cities on their tour. Articles are arranged in the journal according to the newspaper in which they were published.

Administrative History

Kansas newspaper editors traveled to Mexico in 1888 and their respective columns were collected in the journal, Kansans in Mexico. Among those making the trip were A. G. Stacey of the Kansas City Journal; E. P. Baker of the Topeka Commonwealth; C. C. Baker, Kansas state printer; R. M. Field of the Kansas City Times; Dell Keizer of the Topeka Capital; R. C. Van Horn of the Kansas City Journal; M. M. Murdock of the Wichita Eagle; J. O. Campbell of the Arkansas City Traveler; Ed P. Greer of the Winfield Courier; A. P. Riddle of the Minneapolis (Kansas) Messenger; Charles F. Scott of the Iola Register; Thomas A. Osborn, former governor of Kansas; C. S. Gleed, Regent of the University of Kansas; and L. C. Panizzardi of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad. A handwritten dedication in the front of the book is from C. S. Gleed to E. W. Kinsley.

Detailed Description: Box and Folder Listing

Box 1 FF 1 Contains the journal titled Kansans in Mexico which consists of a bound copy of articles written by Kansas newspaper editors during a visit to Mexico in 1888.