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The 1888 Mexican Travel Journal consists of a bound copy of newspaper articles written by Kansas editors during a visit to Mexico in 1888. The journal, entitled Kansans in Mexico, contains descriptions of geography, industry, agriculture, and social life of Mexico. Among the Mexican cities that the editors visited were El Paso del Norte, Zacatecas, Queretaro, and Mexico City. 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.0. 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, ex-governor of Kansas; C.S. Gleed, Regent of the University of Kansas; and L.C. Panizzardi of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad. Articles are divided according to the newspaper in which they were published. A handwritten dedication in the front of the book is from C.S. Gleed to E.W. Kinsley.
Processed by: AHC, 6-2-1989; JEF, 3-16-1998