Featured Item: Summer Vacation, 1898


On a summer outing in 1898, Harvard librarian Frank Carney photographed his friends as they tested the strength of the Rye Beach to Halifax, Nova Scotia leg of the transatlantic cable, laid in 1874.

Read more about Frank Carney and his vacation adventures in the finding aid to his papers.

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