University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Kent Hemingson travel and tourist collection, circa 1950s-1960s

Creator Hemingson, Kent
Title: Kent Hemingson travel and tourist collection
Dates: circa 1950s-1960s
Identification: camh-arc-004082
Extent: 1 inches
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Historical Note

Before the era of widespread electronic map accessibility and online reviews to create travel itineraries, Americans would traverse the continent by paper. This collection contains materials used by automobile travelers in the 1950s and 1960s.

Scope and Contents

The Kent Hemingson travel and tourist collection contains a variety tourism publications from Colorado, Florida, Wyoming, Utah, and other locations. This collection includes state tourism guides, city promotional literature, newspaper clippings, guides to tourist attractions, maps, and placemats.


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no use restrictions on this collection. Publisher is responsible for complying with copyright law.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Kent Hemingson Travel and Tourist Collection, circa 1950s-1960s, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Processed by Blaine Finstein, February 2019.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

2.325/AAA64.1 Tourist guides and maps, undated

2.325/AAA64.1 Newspaper clippings, undated

2.325/AAA64.1 Royal Gorge materials, circa 1952, undated

2.325/AAA64.1 Chuck Wagon Drive Inn, undated