Found 8 collections related to Voyages and travels -- 19th century

Lambert Bercier, Ursula
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3022
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A brief letter (2 p.) written by Ursula Lambert Bercier, 31 May 1825 at Le Havre, France to Miss Caroline Byrnes in care of a friend in New York, describing her family's pleasant 25-day voyage to Le Havre on Captain Macy's ship, and her... more
Seton, S. W. (Samuel Waddington), 1789-1869
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18773
.17 linear feet (1 volume)
Samuel Waddington Seton's diary documents an 1806 trip from New York to Canton, China, aboard the ship Magdalen, and his return voyage on the Jefferson
Mitchell, Maggie, 1837-1918
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4552
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists predominantly of letters written between 1854 and 1890 to American actress Maggie Mitchell and her husband and manager, Henry T. Paddock from family, friends, and fans. Letters discuss a voyage to Hong Kong and Japan; personal... more
Kennedy, Robert Lenox, 1822-1887
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4480
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Miscellany consists of a notebook belonging to New York City merchant Robert Minturn documenting a voyage to England and Scotland and inscribed to Kennedy, and an informal indenture from Benjamin Douglas Silliman granting Kennedy use of "that... more
Valk, James S
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3120
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary kept by James S. Valk, 1836-1879. Describes his youth in Hanover, Germany; emigration to New York, and via Isthmus of Panama, to California; mining of gold and platinum at Gold Beach, Oregon; an 1856 Indian attack; slaying of Ben Wright;... more
Bell, John W.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 252
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
John W. Bell lived in Utica and Albany, New York. He kept this diary (2 vols.) during a voyage from New York to San Francisco via Cape Horn on board the schooner "Gager" from February 14-September 12, 1849. The ship stopped at Rio de Janeiro,... more
Smith, John T. (John Thomas), 1868-1938
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22960
1.59 linear feet (1 box, 4 volumes)
John T. (John Thomas) Smith (1868-1938), was the son of confectioner Edward Smith (born Edward Colgan) and Anne Grady Smith. He lived his entire life at 154 Greenwich Street in Manhattan, also the site of the family's main candy store. The... more
Schütte, Edward
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19083
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
A commonplace book kept by Edward Schütte circa 1833 containing geographical and statistical notes about America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia; statistics relating to the British Royal Marines and Royal Navy in 1832; and memoranda on the... more