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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:

Notebook of a visit to Pitcairn Island in 1848, bearing the name Edward William Pritchard on front cover

 Fonds — CLX-A-1582
Identifier: Coll-1821
Content Description This notebook of a visit to Pitcairn Island in 1848 has a slightly damaged spine.On the inside front board is written...: Edward William Pritchard / Assistant Surgeon / HMS Calypso, 20 guns, Pacific.The notebook states on an early page...: 'Private opinions on things in general / Collections of mutual writing / During a cruise on the Pacific Station / between / Valparaiso, Callao, Pitcairns island, / Tahiti, Navigator, and Feegee...
Dates: 1848

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-...
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

Notes on Cornwall, c early 1860s

Identifier: Coll-97/CW463
Scope and Contents

Notes on Cornwall.

Dates: c early 1860s

Papers of Reginald Davies

Identifier: Coll-191
Scope and Contents

The papers consist of correspondence about the Sudan between 1901 and 1961, and include photograph albums, loose photographs and slides, verses, addresses, articles, and biographical information. Contained within is correspondence with Freya Stark (1893-1993). There is also diary-based material covering 1920 to 1934. The material is both in manuscript and typescript form.

Dates: 1901-1961

Papers of Sir Robert Christison (1797-1882), 1822-1887

 Sub-Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1817/2
Scope and Contents This sub-fonds consists of the papers of Sir Robert Christison (1797-1882), toxicologist and physician, President of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (1838/40 and 1846/48) and President of the British Medical Association (1875). Manuscript notebooks for autobiography (4 notebooks) Notes of highland expeditions and holidays, etc. 1854-1881 (Skye with Dr Sharpey, 1854; Braemar...
Dates: 1822-1887

Papers of the Balfour-Melville family

Identifier: Coll-1934
Scope and Contents Papers of four members of the Balfour-Melville family: Evan Whyte Melville Balfour-Melville, James Balfour-Melville of Strathkinness, John Whyte-Melville of Strathkinness, and Mary Louisa Dundas, later Mrs J. H. Balfour-Melville. 15 notebooks containing mainly lecture notes, essays, etc., that belonged to Evan Whyte Melville Balfour-Melville, ca 1910-1962. Diary of James Balfour-Melville...
Dates: 1817-1867; c 1910-1962
p. 27
p. 27

Personal papers of Katie Halley, a Scotswoman abroad in London

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-352
Identifier: Coll-1843
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a diary, correspondence, an account book, a photograph and an envelope containing hair, all from the personal papers of Katie Halley, a Scottish woman who lived in London in the 19th century. Her papers offer a vivid insight into her daily life abroad and her desire to maintain her Scottish roots.

Dates: 1866-1881
Coll-20/1/9/9: The Temple of Jupiter Olympus with the Acropolis in the distance. Athens
Coll-20/1/9/9: The Temple of Jupiter Olymp...

Photographs and Diaries of John Shaw Smith

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-250
Identifier: Coll-20
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of: a folder containing a typescript copy of a diary of a journey from Italy to the Holy Land, covering the period 18 December 1850 to 6 September 1852; two microfilms of diaries covering the period 1849 to 1850; and five boxes of photographs showing scenes of Ireland, Paris, Switzerland, Rome, Pompei, Athens, Istanbul, Jerusalem, Cairo, Thebes, Abu Simbel, Nubia, Petra, and more.

Dates: 1849-1852

Small notebook recording observations on horses and some travel details, 1906

Identifier: Coll-14/8/8
Scope and Contents

Notebook written in from both ends. Also includes some details of Ewart's travels in Skye on behalf of the Congested Districts Board.

Dates: 1906