Guide to the John R. Bickley Diary, 1949 DAR.1949.03

ULS Archives & Special Collections

Summary Information

Repository
ULS Archives & Special Collections
Title
John R. Bickley Diary
Creator
Bickley, John R.
Collection Number
DAR.1949.03
Date
1949
Extent
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract
John R. Bickley was an Instructor of Modern Languages at the University of Pittsburgh in the mid twentieth century. His diary documents an excursion to Europe in 1949. Digital reproductions of the collection are available online.

Preferred Citation

John R. Bickley Diary, 1949, DAR.1949.03, Darlington Collection, Archives & Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh Library System

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Biography

John R. Bickley was an Instructor of Modern Languages at the University of Pittsburgh in the mid twentieth century. He received his Doctorate of Philosophy from Pittsburgh in 1935, publishing his dissertation, entitled The French "roman pacifiste,",1916-1933 in the same year.

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Scope and Content Notes

The travel diary documents J.R. Bickley's European travels in August of 1949. The diary provides brief descriptions of the sites, restaurants, and hotels Bickley visited in France, Spain, Switzerland, and Italy. The majority of the diary is in English, while a small portion is written in French.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ULS Archives & Special Collections, June 2008

University of Pittsburgh Library System
Archives & Special Collections
Website: library.pitt.edu/archives-special-collections
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Access Restrictions

No restrictions.

Copyright

No copyright restrictions.

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.

Acquisition Information

Gift to the Darlington Memorial Library in 1949.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Matt Gorzalski in May 2008.

Existence and Location of Copies

Digital reproductions of the collection are available online.

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Related Materials

Related Material

  • John R. Bickley's dissertation, along with references to him in The Owl student yearbook, are located within collections in the University Library System, University of Pittsburgh.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Université de Paris. Collège de Navarre.
  • École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts (France).

Genre(s)

  • Diaries
  • Travelogs

Geographic Name(s)

  • Barcelona (Spain) -- Description and travel
  • Europe -- Description and travel
  • France -- Description and travel
  • Genoa (Italy) -- Description and travel
  • Italy -- Description and travel
  • Madrid (Spain) -- Description and travel
  • Marseille (France) -- Description and travel
  • Paris (France) -- Description and travel
  • Reims (France) -- Description and travel
  • Rome (Italy) -- Description and travel
  • Spain -- Description and travel
  • Switzerland -- Description and travel
  • Zurich (Switzerland) -- Description and travel

Personal Name(s)

  • Bickley, John R.

Subject(s)

  • Travel
  • Travel writers
  • Travelers' writings

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Previous Citation

John R. Bickley Diary, 1949, DAR.1949.03, Darlington Collection, Special Collections Department, University of Pittsburgh

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Collection Inventory

  BoxVolume
John R. Bickley Diary, 1949 11
("John R. Bickley Diary," online pending)

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