National Library of Australia
Typescripts & photocopies of the following items: 1. Copy of Sir David Wedderburn's "Journal", vols. iv & v, April 1874 to Jan. 1875 covering his visit to Australia and New Zealand. The "Journal" begins on 1 April 1874 in Italy & describes his journey to Australia, arriving in Albany WA in late May. From there he travelled to South Australia, Victoria and Tasmania before proceeding to Sydney in late July. In Aug. he travelled to Queensland, returning to Sydney in early Oct. On 19 Oct. Wedderburn left Australia to travel on to New Zealand. Also held is a 19 p. transcript of the entries for the period 10-26 June 1874, from "Journal" vol. iv. It describes Wedderburn's journey to & his arrival in Hobart, ascent of Mt. Wellington, reflections on convict heritage of Tasmania, visit to the Tasmanian Museum, meeting with Sir Robert Officer, travels in Tasmania & stay with the Archer family near Longford. He returned to Melbourne on 27 June 1874. 2. LÌ€ife Sketch, 1835-1882', by D.A. Percival, ... Read More
National Library of Australia
MS Acc11.062 comprises six items relating to Rose and Louis Claude de Saulces de Freycinet. (1) Manuscript transcription of the complete version of the journal of Rose de Saulces de Freycinet, kept during her voyage onboard L'Uranie, 1817-1820, transcribed by Charles Duplomb, with corrections by Baron Charles de Freycinet, Paris, 1925-1927. The transcription is of significance because the full version of Rose de Freycinet's journal has never been published
National Library of Australia
Detailed journal describing Wrede's travels, his business and financial activities, and his social life. It begins with his voyage from Plymouth to Sydney and refers to travels to Berrima, Goulburn and Boorowa, an overland journey to Port Phillip, visits to Launceston, Hobart, New Norfolk, and Adelaide, and lengthy stays at Melbourne. There are accounts of meetings with Aborigines, dances, kangaroo hunting, horse racing, cricket matches, various flirtations, and his engagement in Melbourne to Marianne Hodgson. There are many references to sales and auctions of musical instruments, financial disputes and land purchases. The journal ends with the return journey to England, on various ships. It took 16 months and included stays at Surabaya, Singapore, Penang, Calcutta, Madras, Trincomalee, Port Louis (Mauritius), Cape Town and St Helena. Also a letter from P. Monaghan to Wrede, 18 Jan. 1853
National Library of Australia
Journal of a voyage from London to Melbourne on the "Agamemnon" (Nov. 1871-January 1872), travels in Victoria, New South Wales, Tasmania and New Zealand, voyage from Auckland to Honolulu on "Nevada" (April-May 1872). The entries are very detailed and refer inter alia to shipboard life, sightings of birds and fishes, ships newspaper, books read, impressions of Melbourne, Victorian statistics and facts, visits to concerts, opera, botanic gardens, impressions of Ballarat, Bendigo, Dandenongs, Launceston, Hobart, Sydney, Parramatta, Blue Mountains, Australian Museum, travels in South Island of New Zealand, impressions of Invercargill, Dunedin, Christchurch, Hokitika goldfield, meeting with uncle Richard Bethell at Burnham, travels in Hawaii, topography of Hawaii
National Library of Australia
MS Acc10.094 comprises the journal kept by Elizabeth Dixon while she was on board the barque 'Standerings' travelling from Sydney to London in 1842, and a reprint produced in 2010 by John Devinish Twells of a transcript of the journal which was printed in 1946 for private circulation (1 folder)
Lehigh University - Linderman Library
This collection of letters contains the experiences of ordinary people in wartime conditions. The correspondence covers a 20 year-time frame on either side of World War II. Of special interest is the correspondence regarding the Japanese invasion of China and Malaysia
National Library of Australia
"Notes written by Mr. David Noakes of a trip to the colonies of Australia and New Zealand." Brief description of voyage per S.S. Oraya to Sydney & S.S. Redondo to Brisbane, followed by brief notes of visits to Toowoomba, Southport, Gympie (stayed at Daff's Hotel: went down Phoenix gold mine), Maryborough. Then per S.S. Aramac to Sydney & to Garana, 4 horse coach to Oberon, Mt. Victoria, Wentworth, etc. Then per S.S. Jubilee to Auckland, & Oxford (Ralse's Hotel), Hot Springs, 3 horse buggy to Wairekei, Taupo, Tarawera, Napier, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin & home to Gilbury by S.S. Ormuz. Brief & sketchy. 46p., cloth. August 2, 1889 - May 7, 1890
National Library of Australia
Handwritten journal begun in Ladrone Papage, China containing an account of a voyage to Van Diemen's Land and New South Wales in the Young Queen. Contains detailed description of Hobart and New South Wales. Also contains verse
National Library of Australia
Journals, correspondence, diaries and notes kept by Johnson on his voyage to Australia; his travels and experiences in Australia. He made reference to Binalong, Yass, Gunning, Adelong and the Ovens Valley. Also included transcripts of letters, 1858-1860