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Travel writing

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

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

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

Diaries of Sheena Tennant Kendall and Herbert Moorhouse Kendall written 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...
Dates: 1919-1924

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...
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]

Gay Scotland, Issue 145, Sep 2003

Identifier: GD61/10/2/68
Scope and Contents The cover shows a photograph of Craig Hill and the Reichstag Building in Berlin. This issue includes articles on: the opening of the LGBT Centre for Health and Wellbeing; the launch of Lesbians in Peer Support (LIPS); companies in Britain preparing to poll their staff on their sexuality; a homophobic attack in Brighton; the use of chat rooms to meet people for unsafe sex an the risk of HIV; a report from LGBT Youth Scotland’s representatives for the Scottish Youth Parliament...
Dates: Sep 2003

Gay Scotland, Issue 147, 2003

Identifier: GD61/10/2/70
Scope and Contents The cover shows a model with blue hair, eye make up, and a fur coat, and reads: “absolutely flawless”. This issue includes articles on: a study showing the effects of anti-LGBT discrimination; a new project from the LGBT Centre for Health and Wellbeing called All Women; the nightclub Bennet’s keeps it late-night licence after a licensing board review; discrimination against lesbians and gay men in the Scottish Parliament’s provisions to tackle domestic violence; the United States...
Dates: 2003

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...
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