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Access and Use

Acquisition Information:

Part of the original donation of William M. Darlington’s family library to the University of Pittsburgh in 1918 and 1925 by his daughters, Edith Darlington Ammon and Mary Carson Darlington.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.


No copyright restrictions.

Processing Information:

This collection was processed by Matt Gorzalski in August 2008.

Custodial History:

This collection was located in the Darlington Memorial Library in the University’s Cathedral of Learning until 2007 when it was moved to the ULS Archives Service Center for processing, storage, preservation and service. However, it remains in the custodianship of the ULS Special Collections Department.


  • Christopher Gist's journals: with historical, geographical and ethnological notes and biographies of his contemporaries by William M. Darlington (J.R. Weldin, Pittsburgh: 1893). Accessible online at the Internet Archive website:

Related Material:

Darlington Family Papers, 1753-1921, DAR.1925.01, Darlington Memorial Library, University of Pittsburgh

Ohio Company Papers, 1736-1813, DAR.1925.02, Darlington Memorial Library, University of Pittsburgh

Preferred Citation:

Christopher Gist's Journals by William M. Darlington, 1882-1893, DAR.1925.14, Darlington Collection, Special Collections Department, University of Pittsburgh