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Highland Notes

Collection Data

Description
A scrapbook titled Highland Notes by W. T. Howell containing a typewritten diary of trips, newspaper and magazine clippings, and New York State reports on the Hudson Higlands. Includes illustrations, maps, mounted photographs, and plans.
Names
Howell, W. T. (William Thompson), 1810-1870 (Creator)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1905 - 1912
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 1447
Topics
Explorers -- New York (State)
Hudson Highlands (N.Y.) -- Discovery and exploration
Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.) -- Description and travel
Explorers
Genres
Diaries
Photographs
Sketches
Maps
Notes
Content: BINDER'S TITLE: The Hudson Highlands Diary
Biographical/historical: Born in Newburgh, NY, in 1873, William Thompson Howell was a hiker and explorer widely recognized for his advocacy of state parks and wilderness protection.
Additional physical form: Originally published in 1933 by the Fresh Air Club and reprinted in 2010 by Bog Meadow Publishing.
Physical Description
Extent: .56 linear foot (2 volumes)
Identifiers
MSS Unit ID: 1447
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19527538
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ad974720-c62c-012f-5d36-58d385a7bc34
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