Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = NAHSTE
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The 'passport' letters written in Arabic are numbered in pencil and have been identified tentatively (in 1987, by a member of the Dept. of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies) as follows: - Letter 1: Open letter addressed to a local notable and headman requesting them to afford the bearer every assistance in the course of the journey. Signed by a Russian official, and bearing a Russian seal-stamp. ...
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of three bound volumes being Sir John Fraser's journal of a tour made around the world in 1935. Each volume contains many pages of black and white photographs along with pages of typescript text describing the journey. The first entry in the journal is dated Tuesday 22 January 1935 and describes the Langholm Hotel and the start of the journey to Southampton to catch the ship (RMS 'Aquitania') bound for New York. A journey across the USA by train followed,...
Journal of European tour, 1889-1890, undertaken by Harry Lindsay Somerled MacDonald and Lilian Margaret Coke
Scope and Contents The journal is in the form of a folio notebook, 69pp with additional blank pages. Original marbled wrappers. It is a diary covering two journeys abroad. The first journey began in December 1889 and took Harry Lindsay Somerled MacDonald and Lilian Margaret Coke on a trip from London to Paris, Marseilles, Corsica, Algiers, Cannes, Nice, Genoa, Rome, Naples, Palermo, again Rome, Florence, Venice, Milan, over the Allps, Zurich, heidelberg, Brussels, and back to London on 2 July 1890. The second...
Scope and Contents Drafts and collect reading material connected to Jameson's literary output, manuscripts submitted for publication in his journal, and travel write-ups and observational notebooks.
Scope and Contents The manuscript material is composed of files of research including: travel in medieval Scotland; travel pre-1600; royal pilgrimages; pilgrims and hospitals; 16th century travellers; roads; bridges; ferries; early maps; James VI visit; coaching and stage-coaches; turnpike roads; 17th and 18th century travellers; mountains; Wade and Highland roads; 19th century travellers; mail coaches; smacks and steamers; and, railways.
Fonds — Box CLX-A-327
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two sketchbooks by Scottish writer R. M. Ballantyne:1. The first sketchbook is made of approximately 85 leaves, almost all of which bear original drawings (pencil, ink and ink-and wash), cartoons, sketches and preliminary ideas. Some are highly finished images intended for a subsequently abandoned book of his fishing trip to Norway, as well as material for the published 'Freaks on the Fells'. On the first blank is Ballantyne's presentation inscription to the...