Richard Pearson Strong Diary

This diary chronicles Dr. Richard Pearson Strong's travels and work throughout Liberia, from June 29, 1926 to November 21, 1926, as part of the Harvard African Expedition. The diary begins in Europe and follows Dr. Strong's journey to the Canary Islands and Freetown, Sierra Leone before arriving in Monrovia, Liberia and beginning the Expedition's study of the interior.

*Richard Pearson Strong's full diary chronicles his journey from approximately June 29, 1926 to May 16, 1927. The diary begins in Europe and follows Dr. Strong's travels to the Canary Islands and Freetown, Sierra Leone before arriving in Monrovia, Liberia. The diary follows the Expedition into Liberia and ends with elephant hunting in eastern Congo. For the purposes of this website, which focuses on Liberia, a partial version of the diary has been uploaded that ends with Dr. Strong's exit from Liberia and excludes his elephant hunting expeditions in the Congo.

Creator

Richard Pearson Strong

Date

June 29, 1926 to November 21, 1926

Type

Diary

Citation

Richard Pearson Strong, “Richard Pearson Strong Diary,” A Liberian Journey: History, Memory, and the Making of a Nation, accessed November 23, 2017, http://liberianhistory.org/items/show/3633.