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There are other diaries on display in the Museum’s exhibitions. See a diary of a gold rush prospector in the On the Water exhibition. In 1849, Alexander Van Valen traveled by ship from New York, around Cape Horn on the southern tip of South America, and north to California. See rap artist MC Lyte’s diary on display in the exhibition, Thanks for the Memories.
Please visit the Museum's Archives Center Web site for more information about the Earl Shaffer Papers (1903–2002).
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