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Charles G. Davis "A Trip to Panama in 1913" Diary

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 49
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 50-(49)

Scope and Contents

November 22-December 16, 1913   A 100 page manuscript notebook with dozens of full page and smaller hand-drawn color illustrations. A Trip to Panama in 1913 is the travel journal made by Charles G. Davis, a builder of model wooden naval vessels and author of several books about sailing and ship history, on the S.S. Carrillo from New York to Panama via Cuba and Jamaica in 1913. Davis describes native peoples, traveling companions, and ship personnel. There are details about Panama and Jamaica. Davis visited businessmen, people from United Fruit Company and others.


  • 1913


Conditions Governing Access

Open to the public. No known restrictions.

Biographical / Historical

An obiturary for Charles G. Davis appeared in The New York Times, January 26, 1959, p.29.


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Box 3, Folder 49

Charles G. Davis "A Trip to Panama in 1913" Diary
Manuscript Collection 50 (49), Manuscripts, The Latin American Library, Tulane University
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