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W.J. Megginson Travel Collection, ca. 1980s-2000s

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Arrangement

The collection was kept in the original order it was given. There are three series based on format.

Series 1, Travel Literature

Series 2, Maps

Series 3, Postcards

Scope and Contents

The collection contains travel literature consisting of brochures, maps, vacation guides, event schedules, historical information, museum guides, tours, restaurant guides, and travel/visitor guides.

There is literature on the Piccolo Spoleto Festival from 1982-2006, a festival held annually in Charleston, S.C. that features events featuring local and regional artists.  The Elderhostel Travel Tours for seniors promoted lifelong learning and education through travel. Literature includes itineraries, rosters, certificates, menus, and brochures. There are 76 unused postcards from the 1950s and 1960s.