Finding Aid for the Faith Dennis Travel Journals and Scrapbooks, 1913-1985 (bulk 1934-1978)

Processed by December 2009; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé.
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.


Descriptive Summary

Title: Faith Dennis Travel Journals and Scrapbooks
Date (bulk): 1913-1985 (bulk 1934-1978)
Collection number: 1816
Creator: Faith Dennis
Extent: 20 boxes (10.0 linear ft.)
Abstract: Travel journals and scrapbooks created by Faith Dennis, curator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1913-1985.
Language: Finding aid is written in English.
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Faith Dennis Morris, 2008.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Faith Dennis Travel Journals and Scrapbooks (Collection 1816). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 6672214 

Biography

Faith Dennis was a curator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, for many years. She died in Essex Connecticut on 14 March 1997 at the age of 104 years.

Scope and Content

The collection documents Faith Dennis' travels through Europe, South America, Africa, Canada and the United States, 1913-1985. She kept meticulous records of her trips, including details of expenses, accommodations and tours, as well as comments on art, architecture and culture. Her scrapbooks contain photographs and postcards as well as ephemera and receipts collected on each trip.

Organization and Arrangement

The collection has been arranged by date, following the chronology of her travels.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Dennis, Faith---Archives.
Art museum curators---United States---Archival resources.

Genres and Forms of Material

Scrapbooks.


Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

Spain, France, Majorca 1936

Physical Description: Journal.
Box 1, Folder 2

Spain, France, Majorca 1936

Physical Description: Scrapbook.
Box 1, Folder 3

Spain, France, Majorca 1936

Physical Description: Loose items and miscellaneous.
Box 1, Folder 4

Italy, France, England 1913 -1914, 1929, 1932

Physical Description: Journal.
Box 1, Folder 5

Italy, France, England 1929, 1932

Physical Description: Scrapbook.
Box 1, Folder 6

Italy, France, England 1929, 1932

Physical Description: Loose items and newspaper clippings.
Box 2, Folder 1

Ireland 1937

Physical Description: Journal.
Box 2, Folder 2

Ireland 1937

Physical Description: Scrapbook.
Box 2, Folder 3

France 1938

Physical Description: Journal.
Box 2, Folder 4

France 1938

Physical Description: Scrapbook.
Box 2, Folder 5

France 1938

Physical Description: Loose items.
Box 3, Folder 1

France, Portugal, England 1950

Physical Description: Journal.
Box 3, Folder 2

France, Portugal, England 1950

Physical Description: Scrapbook.
Box 3, Folder 3

France, Portugal, England 1950

Physical Description: Newspaper clippings.
Box 3, Folder 4

E/L Ranch 1939

Physical Description: Scrapbook.
Box 3, Folder 5

E/L Ranch 1939

Physical Description: Loose items.
Box 4, Folder 1

France 1952

Physical Description: Journal.
Box 4, Folder 2

France 1952

Physical Description: Scrapbook.
Box 4, Folder 3

France 1952

Physical Description: Newspaper clippings.
Box 4, Folder 4

Spain, Switzerland 1955

Physical Description: Journal.
Box 4, Folder 5

Italy, Austria 1959, 1963

Physical Description: Journal.
Box 4, Folder 6

Spain, Switzerland 1955

Physical Description: Scrapbook.
Box 4, Folder 7

Spain, Switzerland 1955

Physical Description: Loose items.
Box 5, Folder 1

England, Scotland 1957

Physical Description: Journal.
Box 5, Folder 2

England 1957

Physical Description: Scrapbook.
Box 5, Folder 3

Scotland 1957

Physical Description: Scrapbook.
Box 5, Folder 4

England, Scotland 1957

Physical Description: Loose items.
Box 6, Folder 1

England, Scotland 1957, 1958

Physical Description: Journal.
Box 6, Folder 2

England 1958

Physical Description: Journal.
Box 6, Folder 3

England 1958

Physical Description: Scrapbook.
Box 6, Folder 4

England, Scotland 1958

Physical Description: Loose items and miscellaneous.
Box 7, Folder 1

France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Italy 1959

Physical Description: Journal.
Box 7, Folder 2

France, Switzerland, Bavaria, Austria, Venice 1959

Physical Description: Scrapbook.
Box 7, Folder 3

Northern Italy, Switzerland, France 1959

Physical Description: Scrapbook.
Box 7, Folder 4

France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Italy 1959

Physical Description: Loose items.
Box 7, Folder 5

France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Italy 1959

Physical Description: Miscellaneous and newspaper clippings.
Box 8, Folder 1

Holland, Luxembourg, Belgium 1961

Physical Description: Journal.
Box 8, Folder 2

Luxembourg, Belgium 1961

Physical Description: Scrapbook.
Box 8, Folder 3

Holland 1961

Physical Description: Scrapbook.
Box 8, Folder 4

Holland, Luxembourg, Belgium 1961

Physical Description: Loose items.
Box 9, Folder 1

Greece 1962

Physical Description: Journal.
Box 9, Folder 2

Greece 1962

Physical Description: Scrapbook is empty except for a few pictures, the rest were apparently meant to be adhered later, and have been organized as loose items.
Box 9, Folder 3

Greece (I) 1962

Physical Description: Loose items.
Box 9, Folder 4

Greece (II) 1962

Physical Description: Loose items.
Box 9, Folder 5

Greece (III) 1962

Physical Description: Loose items.
Box 9, Folder 6

Greece (IV) 1962

Physical Description: Loose items.
Box 10, Folder 1

Scandinavia, Prague, Austria 1963

Physical Description: Journal.
Box 10, Folder 2

Scandinavian Town 1963

Physical Description: Scrapbook.
Box 10, Folder 3

Scandinavian Town 1963

Physical Description: Loose items.
Box 10, Folder 4

Czechoslovakia, Austria 1963

Physical Description: Scrapbook.
Box 10, Folder 5

Czechoslovakia, Austria 1963

Physical Description: Loose items.
Box 11, Folder 1

East Africa, Egypt 1966

Physical Description: Journal.
Box 11, Folder 2

Ethiopia, Africa, Egypt 1966

Physical Description: Scrapbook.
Box 11, Folder 3

Ethiopia, Africa, Egypt 1966

Physical Description: Loose items.
Box 11, Folder 4

France, Portugal 1964

Physical Description: Journal.
Box 11, Folder 5

France, Portugal 1964

Physical Description: Scrapbook.
Box 11, Folder 6

France, Portugal 1964

Physical Description: Loose items.
Box 12, Folder 1

Peru 1965

Physical Description: Journal.
Box 12, Folder 2

Peru 1965

Physical Description: Scrapbook.
Box 12, Folder 3

Peru 1965

Physical Description: Loose items.
Box 12, Folder 4

Italy, Switzerland, Germany 1965

Physical Description: Journal.
Box 12, Folder 5

Italy, Switzerland, Germany 1965

Physical Description: Scrapbook.
Box 12, Folder 6

Italy, Switzerland, Germany 1965

Physical Description: Loose items.
Box 13, Folder 1

Switzerland 1967

Physical Description: Journal.
Box 13, Folder 2

Switzerland 1967

Physical Description: Scrapbook.
Box 13, Folder 3

Switzerland 1967

Physical Description: Loose items.
Box 13, Folder 4

Mexico, Arizona 1966

Physical Description: Journal.
Box 13, Folder 5

Mexico, Arizona 1966

Physical Description: Loose items.
Box 13, Folder 6

Mexico, Arizona 1966

Physical Description: Scrapbook consists of Polaroid photographs and loose items that have been organized into photo pages
Box 14, Folder 1

England, Germany 1969

Physical Description: Journal.
Box 14, Folder 2

England, Germany 1969

Physical Description: Scrapbook.
Box 14, Folder 3

England, Germany 1969

Physical Description: Loose items.
Box 14, Folder 4

Russia 1967

Physical Description: Journal.
Box 14, Folder 5

Russia 1967

Physical Description: Scrapbook.
Box 14, Folder 6

Russia 1967

Physical Description: Loose items.
Box 15, Folder 1

Israel, Sicily 1969

Physical Description: Journal.
Box 15, Folder 2

Sicily 1969

Physical Description: Scrapbook.
Box 15, Folder 3

Sicily 1969

Physical Description: Loose items.
Box 15, Folder 4

Israel 1969

Physical Description: Scrapbook.
Box 15, Folder 5

Israel 1969

Physical Description: Loose items.
Box 16, Folder 1

Mississippi River Cruise 1970

Physical Description: Scrapbook.
Box 16, Folder 2

Mississippi River Cruise 1970

Physical Description: Loose items.
Box 16, Folder 3

Yucatan, Guatemala 1971

Physical Description: Journal.
Box 16, Folder 4

Yucatan, Guatemala 1971

Physical Description: Scrapbook.
Box 16, Folder 5

Yucatan, Guatemala 1971

Physical Description: Loose items.
Box 17, Folder 1

Ireland 1972

Physical Description: Journal.
Box 17, Folder 2

Ireland 1972

Physical Description: Scrapbook.
Box 17, Folder 3

Ireland 1972

Physical Description: Loose items.
Box 17, Folder 4

Seychelles, Indian Ocean 1971

Physical Description: Journal.
Box 17, Folder 5

Seychelles, Indian Ocean 1971

Physical Description: Scrapbook.
Box 17, Folder 6

Seychelles, Indian Ocean 1971

Physical Description: Loose items.
Box 18, Folder 1

France, Spain 1977

Physical Description: Journal.
Box 18, Folder 2

France, Spain 1977

Physical Description: Scrapbook.
Box 18, Folder 3

France, Spain 1977

Physical Description: Loose items.
Box 18, Folder 4

Iran, Afghanistan 1974

Physical Description: Journal.
Box 18, Folder 5

Iran, Afghanistan 1974

Physical Description: Scrapbook.
Box 18, Folder 6

Iran, Afghanistan 1974

Physical Description: Loose items.
Box 19, Folder 1

Morocco 1973

Physical Description: Journal.
Box 19, Folder 2

Morocco 1973

Physical Description: Scrapbook.
Box 19, Folder 3

Morocco 1973

Physical Description: Loose items.
Box 19, Folder 4

France 1978

Physical Description: Journal.
Box 19, Folder 5

France 1978

Physical Description: Scrapbook.
Box 19, Folder 6

France 1978

Physical Description: Loose items.
Box 20, Folder 1

Mexico 1934

Physical Description: Journal.
Box 20, Folder 2

Mexico 1934

Physical Description: Scrapbook.
Box 20, Folder 3

Mexico 1934

Physical Description: Loose items.
Box 20, Folder 4

West Indies 1977

Physical Description: Journal.
Box 20, Folder 5

England 1985

Physical Description: Journal.
Box 20, Folder 6

England 1974

Physical Description: Scrapbook.
Box 20, Folder 7

England 1974

Physical Description: Loose items.