State Library of Victoria
Handwritten copy of Matthew Dillan Cox's diary, 1871-1875. Transcribed, most probably, in 1971. Diary describes extensive travels around Australia
State Library of Victoria
Diaries of Henry Alexander's experiences wandering and travelling around the world, principally in the Southern Hemisphere, and including Australasia. Also includes some exercise books which appear to contain lecture notes
Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library
Consists of three diary volumes, 22 letters, and a page of miscellaneous notes written while the Mendinhalls were on a tour of Europe and Egypt from July 18, 1905 to August 24, 1906. The letters are numbered and were sent to friends, Minnie, Sue, Nan, and Sadie collectively. Those numbered 2-6, 8, 10-13, 15, 18-26, and 28 are part of the collection and compliment diary entries. Together the documents offer a detailed record of Estelle Mendinhall's itinerary, her social life in Europe, and the sights that she saw on the trip
Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library
This volume opens with pages of poetry, including a transcription of Francis Scott Key's "In Defence of America". The bulk of the manuscript is devoted to recounting Gracie's journey to his native Scotland and England, commencing on September 1, 1815. The travel account offers a description of historic sites, hotels, people met, theater, and scenery. Comments about his daughter, Eliza, and her husband, Charles King, and their children are also present -- In particular, Gracie contrasts the behavior and manners of the people he is visiting with Americans, in most instances New Yorkers. He reports on visits to factories and craftsmen, describing the production of household objects in the early years of the Industrial Revolution. Gracie was particularly fascinated with the use of steam power. During the trip, Gracie visited a cotton manufactory, a calico printing house, a tape manufactory, witnessed iron being recast, and saw a demonstration of glassblowing. In 1888, Gracie's son, Peter, ... Read More
Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library
Records a voyage made by the trading ship Mount Hope in 1802 and 1803 to transport sugar, coffee, saltpeter, and flour between Newport, R.I. and the Isle of France, now Mauritius. Breese note daily progress of the journey, including the latitudinal and longitudinal position of the ship, wind directions, miles traveled each day, weather conditions, course direction, necessary repairs to the ship, encounters with other vessels on the way, and progress on loading and unloading at the dock. Breese also penned in random thoughts, quotes from well known authors, essays, anecdotes, poems, extracts from periodicals, and comments about people. He was particularly opinionated about the Irish and women
Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library
This manuscript opens with Greene's account of a voyage from New Bedford, Ma. to the Azores, where he was going to recover from ill health. In his narrative, Greene described weather conditions, his impressions of crew members, encounters with whales, islands along the way, going through customs, and other amusing incidents that occurred during the journey
Harvard University - Schlesinger Library
Collection includes letters to Thomas Florian Currier from his brother Horace about working conditions in the Amesbury Mills, Celia Thaxter, effects of the war, etc., 1861-1862; diaries of Susan E. Currier, Helen Wyman and Thomas Franklin Currier; letters of Susan E. Currier to her family while traveling in Europe, 1910, and other correspondence, 1910-1950; and correspondence of Florence W. and Thomas Franklin Currier, 1908-1929. Also many notebooks and financial accounts, mostly of Thomas Franklin Currier
State Library of New South Wales - Dixson Library
Album of sketches, many published by Thomas McLean from a series "Sketches of travellers". Several are not captioned. Compiler is unknown
State Library of New South Wales - Dixson Library
I. "Everyday life on the Snowy River Diggings. Being vol. 3rd of Matter of Fact Remarks on Common Place Things made during a Voyage Round the [world] by W.A.H." 22 October 1860 - 31 January 1861. Describes journey from Terara, N.S.W. to Kiandra goldfield, N.S.W. and his life on the diggings, where he worked in the Australian Store. II. "Homeward bound Aberdeen Clipper Line, Sydney to London, ship "Oliver Cromwell". 500 tons. Vol.4 and conclusion of a Tour Round the World by W.A. Holme. 31 January - 23 July 1861. Describes journey from Kiandra to Terara, life there and return voyage to London from Sydney
University of Toledo
Collection consists of correspondence, bachelor's thesis, postcards, printed materials, and scrapbook materials