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Manuscript accounts for the bark Waverly whaling ship

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS E274

Overview

The Waverly was a 327-ton New Bedford whaler owned by David B. Kempton. This account book records the purchases of each of 34 officers and crewmen who served aboard her during her 4-year voyage in the Indian and Pacific oceans.

Dates

  • April 1859-May 1863

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Extent

1 volume ; 32 cm x 20 cm

Physical Location

MS E274

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Ten Pound Books, 2007

Title
Guide to the Accounts of the Bark Waverly
Subtitle
Manuscript accounts for the bark Waverly whaling ship
Author
Finding aid prepared by amc, 2008. Finding aid encoded by amc, 2008, 2008.
Date
2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
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Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/8088737252
Preferred citation
Accounts of the Bark Waverly, Department of Special Collections, MS E274, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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