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Photographs relating to a world tour on bicycle which Sachtleben began from England and completed in New York City, from 1890 to 1893. Also contains prints, letters, clippings and other papers relating to his stay in Turkey from 1895 to 1896, where he was sent by Outing Magazine to investigate the disappearance of a fellow American cyclist, Frank G. Lenz.
William L. Sachtleben (1868-1953) rode around the world on bicycle from 1890 to 1893 included Asia in 1891-92. He was accompanied by his college chum Thomas G. Allen, Jr.
(Boxes: ½ letter, 1 ov)
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