Found 25 collections related to Travelers -- Diaries

Rhinelander, Philip
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2561
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Philip Rhinelander kept this diary from May 1, 1838-January 3, 1839 while on a journey from New York City to Liverpool and during subsequent sightseeing through Scotland, England, Ireland, France, Italy, and other locations
Raser, William
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2529
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
Notes on Paris: living conditions, expenses, food, churches, libraries, schools, museums, theatres, bridges, manufactures, etc. Also diary of a trip from Paris to Bordeaux via Orleans, Blois, Tour, Poitiers, and Ruffec. Detailed description of... 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
Gordon, Clara Reed
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4418
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
An account by Clara Reed Gordon of her visit to the 1939 New York World's Fair accompanied by her husband. Typescript with pictorial matter pasted in.
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
Tromp, A. E
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3033
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
A. E. Tromp kept this diary, which is written in Dutch, on a visit to the United States in 1825. Entries concern the history of steamboat navigation on the Hudson River, as well as steam ferries and horse-drawn boats in the United States and Canada
Coffin, Alexander H., 1805-1890
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4754
linear feet (1 other item)
Alexander H. Coffin is believed to be the author of this diary of a journey from Richmond, Virginia to Union Town in Monroe County, Virginia (now Union, West Virginia), kept ca. 1830-1834. The volume indicates that its author lived in Pleasant... more
Sawyer, Asaph
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2683
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary in the form of letters to his wife, etc., on a journey from Maine to California by boat. Account begins at Aspinwall (now Colon), Panama, resumed at city of Panama where first dated entry appears. Describes manners, dress, worship, etc. of... more
Cooper, Charlie
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 662
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Charles Cooper of Great Britain kept this diary in 1853 while on a five-week visit to New York. The diary is illustrated with watercolor sketches
Parsons, Charles W. (Charles William), 1823-1893
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2345
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Charles W. Parsons kept this diary in 1836-1837. He made entries in June 1836 during a tour of three Massachusetts towns - Salisbury, Alford, and Newburyport - where he went both in search of genealogical information and to give information on the... more
Miller, C[?]
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17766
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
This travel diary was kept by C[?] Miller from January 1-December 31, 1856 and contains brief entries made during a journey from Wisconsin to Vermont and then to the author's home in New York (at Morrisania?). Entries describe preparations and... more
Curtis, Charles Boyd
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 709
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Charles Boyd Curtis kept this diary during his European travels in 1895
Allen, R. J. (Richard J.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6193
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Richard J. Allen, Jr. kept this journal of a voyage on board the clipper ship M.P. Grace from New York to San Francisco, from June 22-October 26, 1881 (journal entries for September 21-October 25 are missing). The volume also includes an abstract... more
Lotto, Frederick S
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1809
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Frederick S. Lotto kept these diaries while traveling. One diary was kept between June and August 1902 while Lotto was on a Gaze Tour, beginning in Paris on July 7 and ending in Dublin on August 29. The diary begins with his departure from New... more
Denslow, Dwight B
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 772
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Dwight B. Denslow and his wife, Louise A. Denslow, kept this diary during travels by sea and land between November 9, 1861-July 1, 1862. They toured Europe, the Mediterranean, Egypt and the Holy Lands, sailing from Brooklyn, New York. Entries... more
Batterbury, George
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6291
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Manuscript journal of George Batterbury of Bathford, England, dated 1832 to 1849 and including an account of his voyage from England to the United States
Endicott, George, 1802-1848
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 932
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
American lithographer George Endicott kept this diary on a trip to Europe from August 10-November 21, 1847, where he toured France, Belgium, and England. Entries describe his 35 day voyage on board the "American Eagle;" landing at Plymouth,... more
Loskiel, George Henry, 1740-1814
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1807
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
George Henry Loskiel was presiding bishop of the northern district of the American province of the Moravian Church in the early nineteenth century. He kept this diary, titled "Extempore on a Wagon" in 1803; it was later published. The diary is a... more
Prentiss, George Lewis, 1816-1903
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2488
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
George Lewis Prentiss made brief daily entries in this diary from January 1-December 31, 1860. He was in Europe through September and subsequently in New York City
Dillenback, George P.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 812
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary entitled "Wakiva Ahoy!" kept by writer George P. Dillenback. Describes a voyage from Liverpool and London, returning via St Marys Harbor, North Sidney, New London, and Larchmont, in which the author relates incidents of the voyage, World... more
Whitehouse, George W
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3314
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
George W. Whitehouse kept this diary during a trip to Boston, New York, and Albany in July 1844. Entries describe his travels
Miller, Hiram
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1999
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Hiram Miller made entries in this diary between August and September 1833, during a trip to Schenectady via Albany and the Hudson River, from Schenectady to Skaneateles and Auburn on a canal boat, and on his return home. Miller commented on towns... more
Townsend, Isaiah, 1777-1838
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3017
.13 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary belonging to Isaiah Townsend of Albany, NY., Nov. 26 1840-Feb. 18, 1841. Describes a voyage on board the sailing ship Roscius from New York to Liverpool, thence through England, France, and Italy, with descriptions of his fellow voyagers,... more
Roods, John Q
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2618
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
John Q. Roods of Newark, Ohio kept this diary and notebook from September 28-November 10, 1847, recording details of his trip from Newark to Cleveland, Ohio, thence to Wisconsin Territory, where he visited Sheboygan, Milwaukee, East Troy,... more
Jones, Alfred Goldsborough
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1585
1.26 linear feet (6 volumes)
Alfred Goldsborough Jones was a lawyer in New York City. His journals cover the period of 6 June 1840 to 27 November, 1867, and give some account of his education at Columbia and Harvard, circa 1840-1843; his legal training and practice of law;... more