A Boston Brahmin Abroad: George Ticknor, Hispanism, and Dartmouth

George Ticknor, Journal, Madrid, 1818

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Title

George Ticknor, Journal, Madrid, 1818

Caption

In these journal pages, Ticknor describes his days of study during the summer of 1818 with José Antonio Conde, and other social activities. Ticknor spent long uninterrupted days studying Spanish grammar and literature. "A life," he writes, "better than any I had led in Europe from the complete power it gave me over my own time."

Creator

George Ticknor

Date Created

1818

Rights

Public domain

Bibliographic Citation

George Ticknor, Journal, 1818, George Ticknor Papers, MS-983 Box 2 Folder 7, Rauner Special Collections Library.

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Case Number

Case 2

Item Number

Item 5