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Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Journal of a lady’s travels in Georgia
Date(s):1851
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0133
Abstract:This anonymous journal documents a woman's travels through the state of Georgia in November 1851.
Subjects:Voyages and travels--History--19th century | Georgia--Description and travel
Creator:Gray, George Arthur
Title:Voyage to China: To China and back
Date(s):1863-1869
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0030
Abstract:These four volumes contain three handwritten variations of the travel narrative of nineteenth-century American sailor George Arthur Gray recorded on his roundtrip voyage from Boston to China between March 1863[...] and May 1866. The original diary entries were expanded into a full narrative, which Gray apparently hoped to publish. The narrative focuses on Chinese social customs, the Chinese coast, and the details of a sailor's life.
Subjects:Voyages and travels--History--19th century | Americans--China--History--19th century | Seamen | China--Description and travel
Creator:Ives, Mary Olmstead, 1853-1904
Title:A year in England
Date(s):1893-1896
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0042
Abstract:This travel journal documents two trips to London, England, taken by Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, resident Mary Olmstead Ives in the 1890s. Mary, who accompanied her husband Frederic Eugene Ives and son[...] Herbert, described the journey by steamship to England, as well as events, social engagements, landmarks, tours, and local customs.
Subjects:Ocean liners--History--19th century | Color photography--History--19th century | Voyages and travels--History--19th century | London (England)--Description and travel | More Subjects
Creator:Washburn, Selina C.
Title:Selina C. Washburn travel diary
Date(s):1854
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0080
Abstract:American Selina C. Washburn kept this travel diary during her 1854 voyage from Boston, Massachusetts, to London, England, and Paris, France. Selina and her sister Sarah accompanied their father Cyrus[...] Washburn on a business trip and her diary records her impressions of persons encountered, shops visited, and sightseeing excursions.
Subjects:Voyages and travels--History--19th century | Women travelers--19th century | Travelers | England--Description and travel | More Subjects
Creator:Brinck, John C., 1811-1900
Title:John C. Brinck autobiographical sketch
Date(s):1893
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0097
Abstract:This volume contains an autobiographical sketch of John C. Brinck’s childhood in upstate New York, mercantile career in New York City, and travels to the Midwest, covering the period between[...] 1811 and the early 1890s.
Subjects:Voyages and travels--History--19th century | Merchants--United States--History--19th century | United States--Description and travel | New York (N.Y.) | More Subjects
Creator:Billing, Louis, active 1865-1866
Title:Louis Billing travel diary
Date(s):1865-1866
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0119
Abstract:This diary documents the 1865 journey of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, resident Louis Billing to England, where he visited relatives. He stayed with the family of his cousin William Mansell and other[...] Billing relatives. Short trips were taken to other destinations in the United Kingdom and two months were spent in France. Billing commented on his relatives and ancestral history, described architecture and cathedrals, and made strongly patriotic comparisons between England and America. Billing served in the Union Army and mentioned English interest in the politics of abolition.
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Subjects:Voyages and travels--History--19th century | Travelers | England--Description and travel | Gloucester (England)--Description and travel
Creator:Durfee, P. B.
Title:My Journey to Memphis
Date(s):1866-1867
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0024
Abstract:This journal belonged to P. B. Durfee and chronicles two trips from Providence, Rhode Island, to Memphis, Tennessee, where he worked as a clerk during the 1860s.
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Subjects:Railroad travel--United States--History--19th century | Voyages and travels--History--19th century | Clerks of the works--Diaries | Clerks of the works | More Subjects
Creator:Grindell, John, 1828-1901
Title:The overland narrative of John Grindell: Platteville, Wis., to California 1850 : typed carbon copy
Date(s):1850
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0031
Abstract:This typed transcript of a journal chronicles Platteville, Wisconsin, resident John Grindell's 1850 overland journey west during the California Gold Rush.
Subjects:Frontier and pioneer life--West (U.S.)--History--19th century | Overland journeys to the Pacific | Voyages and travels--History--19th century | Pioneers--West (U.S.)--Diaries | More Subjects
Creator:Mitchell, Colby C., -1841
Title:Journal of Rev C. C. Mitchell from New York/Boston to Smyrna 1841
Date(s):1841
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0052
Abstract:This journal, belonging to missionary Colby C. Mitchell, chronicles his 1841 journey from Boston, Massachusetts, to Smyrna, Turkey. It describes life aboard the ship and some sightseeing in Turkey and[...] Rhodes.
Subjects:Missionaries--Middle East--Diaries | Missionaries--Middle East--History--19th century | Voyages and travels--History--19th century | Missionaries | More Subjects
Creator:Morton, James Madison, 1803-1881
Title:James M. Morton travel journal
Date(s):1859-1870
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0053
Abstract:The journal of Massachusetts resident James Madison Morton contains accounts of two trips to South Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama taken in 1859 and 1861. It also contains brief notes and[...] memoranda dated from 1859-1870.
Subjects:Voyages and travels--History--19th century | Travelers--Diaries | Travelers | Alabama--Description and travel | More Subjects
Creator:Rohrman, Joseph Hall, 1820-1874
Title:J. Hall Rohrman travel journal
Date(s):1872
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0106
Abstract:The travel journal of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, tinsmith J. Hall Rohrman describes in very detailed language an 1860 trip to Missouri and travels within eastern Pennsylvania from 1871 to 1872. Three[...] religious writings, presumably by Rohrman, have been inserted into the journal.
Subjects:Church history--19th century | Voyages and travels--History--19th century | Travelers--Diaries | Tinsmiths | More Subjects
Creator:Stockton, Sarah Marks, 1829-1887
Title:Sarah Marks Stockton travel journal
Date(s):1858-1860
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0118
Abstract:This journal of New Jersey resident Sarah Marks Stockton chronicles her travels in Italy and stay in Rome as a member of high society from 1858 to 1860. Stockton’s journal[...] contains extremely detailed autograph entries describing her stay in Italy with her children while her husband John P. Stockton served as the American minister to the Papal States.
Subjects:Upper class--Italy--History--19th century | Voyages and travels--History--19th century | Rome (Italy)--Social life and customs--19th century | Italy--Description and travel | More Subjects
Creator:Pepys, Walter Courtenay, 1840-
Title:Walter Courtenay Pepys travel journal
Date(s):1866-1868
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0120
Abstract:The journal of Englishman Walter Courtenay Pepys chronicles trips to Italy, France, Monaco, and Algeria in 1867. Entries describe travel conditions, landmarks visited, hotels, meals, and social engagements.
Subjects:Tourism--Europe--History--19th century | Voyages and travels--History--19th century | Algeria--Description and travel | France--Description and travel | More Subjects
Creator:Mary (Steamship)
Title:Steamship Mary logbook
Date(s):1869
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0165
Abstract:This volume is the logbook for the American steamship Mary, chronicling her voyages between Alabama and Florida in 1869.
Subjects:Voyages and travels--History--19th century | Logbooks--19th century | Climatology--Observations--History--19th century | Shipping--United States--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Needham, George G., 1842-
Title:Diary of George G. Needham
Date(s):1855-1864
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0054
Abstract:This five-volume private diary documents the life of New York City resident George G. Needham, who began the diary at age thirteen and kept it until he was twenty-two, giving[...] a description of the everyday life and physical geography of New York in the mid-nineteenth century.
Subjects:Education--New York (State)--New York--History--19th century | Grenades--Design and construction--History--19th century | Ophthalmology--History--19th century | Students--Diaries | More Subjects
Creator:Snow, Theodore William, 1810-1872
Title:Journal of voyage to England- travels in England, Wales, Ireland Scotland voyage home, March 29th - Oct. 25th 1834 : Journal of a voyage to Rio de Janeiro-Bahia-Pernambuco New York, Dec 15th 1835
Date(s):1834-1872
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0068
Abstract:Reverend Theodore William Snow's travel journal chronicles three separate trips to the British Isles and Brazil in the 1830s. Snow’s ink and pencil entries fill a marbleized paper-covered account book[...] and detail travel by ship, landmarks and structures seen, events, social customs, and religious practices.
Subjects:Religion and culture--Europe--History--19th century | Travel--Guidebooks--History--19th century | Voyages and travels--History--19th century | Ocean travel--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Ward, Thomas, Jr., active 1860
Title:Thomas Ward travel journal
Date(s):1860
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0078
Abstract:This journal was kept by Thomas Ward, Jr., and chronicles his sightseeing trip to England, Ireland, Scotland, Belgium, France, Germany, Switzerland, and Italy in 1860. Entries provide a record of[...] the voyage and a summary of each day of sightseeing.
Subjects:Tourism--Europe--History--19th century | Voyages and travels--History--19th century | Travelers--Diaries | Travelers | More Subjects
Creator:King, Louis
Title:E.L.L.K. poems and journal
Date(s):1870
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0153
Abstract:This volume chronicles four voyages made by the Brig Romance between Baltimore, Maryland, and Navassa Island in the mid- to late-nineteenth century. The creator, identified as “E.L.L.K.” (possibly Louis King),[...] wrote the entire volume in poetic verse.
Subjects:Historic ships--20th century | Voyages and travels--History--19th century | Seafaring life--History--19th century | Poetry--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Title:Journal of a voyage to investigate manufacturing in England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland
Date(s):1811-1812
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0157
Abstract:This journal was kept by an unknown American travelling in England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland in 1811-1812. The author provided detailed accounts of British and Irish infrastructure and manufacturing efforts,[...] as well as descriptions of local landmarks, scenery, and customs.
Subjects:Voyages and travels--History--19th century | Travelers--Diaries | Textile factories--England--Yorkshire--History--19th century | Manufacturing industries--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Beale, Joseph Hoare, -1848
Title:Joseph Hoare Beale journals
Date(s):1796-1848
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0002
Abstract:The Joseph Hoare Beale journals, 1796-1848, consist of nine volumes kept by a world traveler of the late eighteenth to late nineteenth-centuries. Beale, who may have been of Irish origin[...] and served as secretary to Lord Thomas Pitt in Ceylon before traveling to America, recorded weather observations, activities, and expenses in the five "daily weather diaries." He also produced a holograph of Sir Thomas Moore's "Sacred Melodies."
Subjects:Climatology--Observations--History--19th century | Medicine--Formulae, receipts, prescriptions--History--19th century | Formulas, recipes, etc--History--19th century | Secretaries--Diaries | More Subjects
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