New Bedford Whaling Museum,-- Kendall Institute
Logbook, kept by Ebenezer Chase, relating to whaling voyage to the Atlantic and Indian oceans -- Includes descriptions of whales and elephant seals seen or taken, accidents at sea, mutiny, punishment on ship, and natives at Sumbawa, Indonesia, not allowing crew to disembark; and whale stamps, anchor drawings, and profile portraits. Other places represented include Kerguelen (Desolation) Islands, Java, Dunedin, and Rio de Janeiro
New-York Historical Society
Business correspondence, invoices, accounts, bills, receipts, statements, prices current, etc., 1791-1832, of shipping merchant Jacob Le Roy of New York City and his firm Le Roy & Son; along with a few legal and financial papers pertaining to the Le Roy family -- Correspondence chiefly pertains to trade with the Netherlands, France, England, and the West Indies during 1813-1816. Letters relate specifically to the export and import of such goods as tobacco, logwood, coffee, cotton, brandy, mace, iron, hides, rum, window glass, tea, sugar, etc.; and to the settlement of accounts, shipping problems, the international situation, trade conditions, credit and exchange, claims against the government of Java, etc. Included are many letters to and from Rosewell Lyman Colt, Baltimore, a partner in the firm, and to Le Roy, Bayard & McEvers, New York. Some of the firm's other correspondents were: the Amstedam merchants, Van Staphorst & Co., Wilhelm and Jan Willink, and Van Eeghen & Co.; in ... Read More
University of Georgia - Special Collections Libraries
The collection consists of papers of James L. Sibley, Jr. from 1907, 1926, and 1928. Includes a letter (1907) from Sibley, in Java, to his aunt, Mrs. Albert S.J. Gardner describing the famous Buddhist temple, Boro Boedor, with minute details of the carvings (part of the letter is missing) and a typescript diary kept by Sibley from January - August, 1926 while working in Liberia under the auspices of the Phelps-Stokes Fund. Diary entries discuss Sibley's work and travels, the people, their customs, houses, schools, missions, mode of travel, and outlook. The diary is illustrated with photographs, evidently taken from a printed report of Sibley's. The collection also includes the AFRICAN LIFE LEADERS (Primer, 1st, 2nd, 3rd) and THE LIBERIAN ARITHMETIC, textbooks edited by Sibley and published in 1928
New York State Historical Documents
Collection documents Merrill's tenure as Director and Secretary of the Board of Managers of the New York Botanical Garden
New York State Historical Documents
Collection consists of two unpublished manuscripts by Finsch, in German, "Beschreibender Katalog der Ethnologischen Sammlung," an extended catalog with text figures, relating to Pacific ethnographic specimens purchased from Finsch by the American Museum of Natural History in 1898; and "Betrage zur Volkerkunde des Westlichen Sudsee," consisting of text describing the inhabitants, dwellings, customs, etc. of various areas of the Southwest Pacific including Ontong Java, the Caroline, Marshall, and Gilbert Islands, New Guinea, and Bismarck Archipelago, with numerous text figures, and approximately 200 watercolor plates, some mounted for exhibit
National Library of Australia
Collection consist of daily activities and social scenes in Java; Taronga Zoo Sydney; Aboriginal Australian people and other scenes in Central and Northern Australia during Francis Birtles trip in 1914
Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
The majority of the collection deals with Vaughan's trip to the Orient (chiefly Japan, India and Indonesia) with Ruth St. Denis, Ted Shawn and the Denishawn Dancers in 1925. Boxes 1 and 2 contain the following kind of material: Clifford Vaughan's music notebooks, photographs, postcards, booklets, maps, programs and ephemera all regarding the trip (much of the material is in Japanese). Also included is some ephemera about Clifford Vaughan (a biography of Vaughan, written after his death, and order forms for his music on CDs) and the Denishawn Dancers, mostly clippings, several publications owned by Vaughan, probably purchased during the trip, as well as programs for the Denishawn Dancers and a Tribute to Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn by "H. H." Box 1 also contains a folder of modern letters regarding the Denishawn Dancers and their history; these are between Jane Sherman Lehac, Margaret Vaughan Meyer, and Michelle Mathesius
Smith College - Neilson Library
The Elisabeth Telling Papers include extensive correspondence (1902-36) with her family describing her travels; diaries (1902-65); photographs and slides; writings; and her artwork. Her writings include published articles and her unpublished manuscript, "An Artist In Guatemala." Notable correspondents include playwright Stuart Walker, Sophia Smith Collection Director Margaret Storrs Grierson, sculptor Alice Morgan Wright, and artist Robert Eskridge
Yale University
The records include reports to the Department of State from diplomatic representatives of the United States stationed abroad and may consist of notes, correspondence, clippings and other materials exchanged with foreign officials
Indiana University - Archives of Traditional Music
Part 1. Field recordings collected by Judith Becker: Gamelan Sekati. Suluks sung by the dalang during a waging kulit performance. Patterns used on drums played with the gamelan, sung drama called Langen Mandra. East Javanese street music -- Part 2. Tapes dubbed at Radio Republic Indonesia: Story Dewa Rutji sung in Matjapa verse forms. Performance at 1952 Anniversary of Indonesian Independence. East Javanese style gamelan music. Music from the Islands of Eastern Indonesia -- Part 3. Copies of field recordings: Modern gamelan music collected by the Bagong Kussudiardjo Dance Company in 1968 and by Ki Nartosabdho's technicians at his concert on June 16, 1971. Provincial gamelan ensembles from East Java collected by Michael Crawford -- Part 4. Copies of commercial discs (Lokananta Records): Kuwi Apa Kuwi ARC-001A, Gara Gara BRD 014, Ki Nartosabdho ARD 037. Ki Nartosabdho BRD 017


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