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Travel writing

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = CW

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

7 x Diaries of James Tennant and Sheena Kendall written - 1919-1924 - while in Japan and describing the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-768
Identifier: Coll-1746
Content Description 7 x diary volumes, bound by Asprey in dark green morocco, titles to spines and front boards gilt. Each volume with one page per day and additional blank pages at the rear.The 7 x diary volumes, taken as a whole, present a vivid, evocative and informative picture of the life of the British expatriate merchant community in Japan in the period immediately following the First World War, brutally interrupted by the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1 September 1923. The 1923 diary entries of father...
Dates: 1919 - 1924

Archive of Sheena Lillian Tennant Kendall

Identifier: Coll-2055
Content Description This fonds consists of autograph sheet music, printed music sheets, notebooks, and diaries of Sheena Lillian Tennant Kendall, "one of the first women composers" who studied under the famous Parisian composer and music teacher Nadia Boulanger. Most items are related to Kendall's music and her music- and theatre-related social activities in Munich and in London, but there are also three diaries describing her trip to India in 1912-1913. ...
Dates: 1902-1933

Commonplace book of William H. Peyton

 Item — Box CLX-A-389
Identifier: Coll-2058
Content Description Commonplace book of William H. Peyton, indexed, c. 80,000 words. Copious notebook kept some of the time when the writer was visiting France and Switzerland, with references to Darwin and Huxley, and an autobiography at p. 181. Dated 1893-1898.
Also includes enclosures (mainly newspaper clippings), gathered in one folder.
Dates: 1893-1898

Diary of Chisholm’s travels in Germany and Italy; notes and extracts from publications on Scotland, the historical geography of Europe; extracts from McCrindle’s translations of Greek writers on India, [c 1899-1912]

Identifier: Coll-68/63
Scope and Contents Diary of Chisholm’s travels in Germany (?1899) and Italy (1900); notes and extracts from publications on Scotland, the historical geography of Europe, including extended extracts from Philippson’s Europa, Vidal de la Blache, etc; extracts from McCrindle’s translations of Greek writers on India; [c1899-1912]; ms, 1 bound notebook.
Reference according to Chisholm's alpha-numerical system: i7
Dates: [c 1899-1912]

Diary of geologist James Nicol when he was an Edinburgh University student

Identifier: Coll-1914
Scope and Contents This is the manuscript diary of James nicol (1810-1879), an Edinburgh University student in medicine and natural history, who would later become a geologist and Professor of Natural history at the University of Aberdeen. The journal was written between the 10th of October 1840, to the 21st of March 1841, when he attended the Winter Session at Berlin University. Enclosed in the volume are typed notes, giving a rather detailed index of the diary's contents. In his journal, James Nicol describes...
Dates: 10 October 1840-21 March 1841

Extracts from Nansen’s account of his polar voyage, [c 1897]

Identifier: Coll-68/127
Scope and Contents Extracts from Nansen’s account of his polar voyage; [c1897]; ms, 11 cards in envelope.
Dates: [c 1897]

Journal of a tour round the world taken by Sir John Fraser (1885-1947)

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1296
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,...
Dates: 1935

Notebook and some loose notes chiefly relating to Ewart's travels in Mexico, 1905

Identifier: Coll-14/8/7
Scope and Contents Notebook written in from both ends. Notes contains observations on horses sighted as well as travel experiences.
Dates: 1905

Notebook on 'The Baths of La Battaglia' by James Dennistoun

Identifier: Coll-1913
Scope and Contents Notebooks containing manuscript notes by James Dennistoun, on 'The Baths of La Battaglia & Neighbourhood', that is to say the saline springs of Battaglia Terme, in the region of Padua, Italy. It also contains a loose note entitled 'Note as to Petrarch's cat mummy at Arqua'.Contents of the notebooks, as described in a typed note at the beginning:- Description of the Baths, pp. 1-31- Description of places in neighbourhood, pp. 31-85- Ingredient & Efficacy of Springs,...
Dates: 1839

Notes on a trip to London, c 1864

Identifier: Coll-97/CW439
Scope and Contents Alexander Carmichael's account of a visit to London.
Dates: c 1864