Elizabeth Clarke Scrapbook, 1897 | The American Library Association Archives
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Scrapbook of Elizabeth Clarke (1897) on her trip to England arranged by ALA. The English Excursion (June 26-August 22, 1897) was organized by the ALA European Trip Committee for ALA members to attend the Second International Library Conference in London, England. The scrapbook contains information on the trip (March 1897), International Library Conference program (July 13-16, 1897), itinerary, program for the Merchant of Venice at the Royal Lyceum Theatre (July 15, 1897), Stratford map, articles about the conference and trip from the Osterhout Free Library newsletter, correspondence to Elizabeth Clarke from W.E. Parker and H.E. Davidson of the Library Bureau, luncheon invitation from the Mayor of Bath (July 22, 1897), receipts and financial information, visitor information, ephemera, and photographs.
Photographs include attendees, on board the steamer, Inkeeper's Lodge (Stratford-Upon-Avon), Shakespeare's birthplace, Anne Hathaway's Cottage, Piccadilly, Hyde Park, Old Curiosity Shop (London), Cambridge campus, and Melrose Abbey.