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Diary for 1860, commenced on a passage from Sydney, New South Wales, to Bombay, East Indies [i.e. India, and thence to England], by Mrs. John H. Wilson

Call Number: MS C55
Overview Diary kept aboard a ship (not named in the diary) on a commercial voyage from London (departed April 5, 1859) to Sydney, Australia and via Bombay, India back to England (arriving Hull, July 27, 1860) by Mrs. John H. Wilson, wife of the ship's captain. The diary records the second part of the voyage, beginning sometime after leaving Sydney with the approach to Malabar Coast on January 1, 1860, and going on to describe the stay at Bombay (January 15-March 1, 1860), the voyage from there to St....
Dates: January 1-July 27, 1860

James William Gambier logbook

Call Number: MS E187

One logbook with logs of two voyages in the ships Sylvia and Ellborough. Both logs have been kept in the same volume, reading from opposite ends in reverse directions. Voyages were between England and off the coasts of China and Japan. One voyage took place from Hongkong to England via the Cape of Good Hope.

Dates: 1867 - 1870

John P.W. Johnson papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P353

Photocopies of the English translation of Johnson's travel narrative, the cover and first page of the original Swedish version, and a cover letter written in 1961 by the translator, John Otto, explaining the difficulties he had doing the translation; four letters, in Swedish, to Johnson's sister in 1896, '_897, 1905, and 1908; and a newspaper clipping about Peterton Grade School, n.d. The travel narrative, written in 1885, describes Johnson's trip from Osage City, Kan. to Sweden. in 1884.

Dates: 1884 - 1908

Julius Gottlieb Papers

 Collection — folders: 1-4
Call Number: RH MS P316
Overview Handwritten travel narrative in German, typewritten German transcription, and typewritten English translation of Julius Gottlieb's journey from Bosen, Germany to Pleasanton, Kansas in 1884. Gottlieb wrote his narrative in 1885 and his daughter, Selma Kallis, made the transcription and translation at a later date. Kallis' translation includes explanatory footnotes. Also included in Gottlieb's papers are several items collected on his trip, such as a baggage claim check and a vaccination...
Dates: 1884-1885