This volume was compiled in Egypt, where Gliddon lived for 23 years, and was copied from his original manuscripts for Samuel G. Morton by Edward M. Kern in Philadelphia in 1842. It includes drawings and illustrations.

Background note

George R. Gliddon was an archaeologist and Egyptologist.

Collection information


Deposited by the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia and accessioned, 11/1952 (90663).

General physical description

1 volume, 259 p.

Early American History Note

This notebook contains a manuscript copy of George Gliddon's account of Egypt. The notebook contains numerous sketches.

Indexing Terms


  • Drawings.
  • Manuscript Essays
  • Sketchbooks

Personal Name(s)

  • Gliddon, George R.(George Robins),1809-1857.
  • Kern, Edward Meyer, 1823-1863
  • Morton, Samuel George, 1799-1851


  • Americans Abroad
  • Egyptian language--Writing, Hieroglyphic
  • International Travel