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Filters: Ocean travel--History--20th century in subject [X] Ships' logs in format [X]

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Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Logbook kept aboard the schooner Arabia
Date(s):1908
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0164
Abstract:This logbook chronicles the voyage of the fishing schooner Arabia from Gloucester, Massachusetts, to the Western Banks of Newfoundland in September 1908.
Subjects:Voyages and Travels--History--20th century | Ocean travel--History--20th century | Fishing schooners | Seamen | More Subjects
Creator:Jordan, John W. (John Woolf), 1840-1921
Title:John W. Jordan, "Random Notes of a Week's Visit to England" scrapbook
Date(s):1911
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0025
Abstract:John Woolf Jordan (1840-1921) was a Philadelphia historian specializing in genealogies and personal histories, especially those of Pennsylvania families. This scrapbook comprises a single volume containing clippings of John W.[...] Jordan's travel narrative, "Random Notes of a Week's Visit to England" from an unknown publication; also included are picture postcards and photographic illustrations of the ships on which he traveled and locations he visited, several of which are accompanied by handwritten annotations. The notes detail Jordan's sea voyage to and from England and his experiences exploring the counties of London, Surrey, and Sussex. Jordan's voyage took place between July 8 and August 6, 1911.
Subjects:Ocean travel--History--20th century | Travel--History--20th century | Travel writing--History--20th century | Historians | More Subjects