Found 22 collections related to Voyages and travels

Williams, Richmond B. (Richmond Barnes), 1903-1986
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3339
1.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Richmond Barnes Williams (1903-1986) was an American business executive and world traveler. He worked in the Long Lines Dept. of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company from 1926 until his retirement in 1968. He traveled extensively in the... more
Hill, Samuel, 1777-1825
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1397
3 v., 1 oversize folder
The Samuel Hill papers consist of his autobiography, his journal of a voyage of the brig Ulysses, unidentified poetry, and writings by F. Stanhope Hill about Samuel Hill, all bound in one volume; a bound copy of the autobiography in negative... more
May Flower (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1923
.15 linear feet (1 volume)
This log book of the May Flower consists of two logs bound together, one dated February 29, 1859-July 20, 1860 and the other dated September 18, 1860-October 7, 1861. James T. Seaver, a seaman of Chelsea, Massachusetts, kept the logs and William... more
Goldsmith, Max.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4416
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
U.S. Passport, May 8, 1914, issued to Max Goldsmith, and other papers related to his travels in Europe including photographs, and a menu from the American steamer "Red Cross."
Watson, Thomas O
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3239
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
An attempt to explain the changed of the winds experienced by the Cunard steamship Siden from Liverpool to New York, January 1867. Also the Liverpool and Valencia gales August 21-23, 1868...concluding with examples from practical experience off... 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
Hinton, Arnold C., 1940-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 509
1 folder (58 items)
The Arnold C. Hinton Letters consist of letters Hinton wrote from Nigeria and Benin as well as Germany, France, England and Switzerland while on photography assignment or doing free lance photography. Most of the letters are addressed to Ramona... more
Kaye, Colin C
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1624
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Diary of Colin C. Kaye of Larchmont, New York. Describes a trip to the United Kingdom and Europe, visiting Glasgow, Belfast, London, Paris, Brussels, Antwerp, The Hague, Rotterdam, and interesting points in the vicinities of these centers.... more
Edwards, David S., d. 1874
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 963
.2 linear feet (1 box)
David S. Edwards (d. 1874) was a surgeon in the U.S. Navy and served on various warships. In 1857 he was appointed Surgeon of the Fleet for the Pacific Squadron. Collection consists of journal, orders and other papers related to Edwards's naval... more
Bradley, George Y.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 364
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary of the first Powell expedition of exploration and survey down the Green and Colorado rivers, March 24-August 30, 1869. Author relates the events of the voyage by boat from Green River, Wyoming, to the mouth of the Virgin River
Winslow, Edward, 1722-1780
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3360
1 v. (97 [1] p.), 20 cm; 1 v. (97 [1] p.), 20 cm; 1 item (123 p. in case), 20 cm; 1 item (123 p. in case), 20 cm
Edward Winslow (1722-1780), a native of Boston and the son of Joshua and Elizabeth Winslow, graduated from Harvard College in 1741 and was ordained an Anglican priest in England in 1755, where he was appointed by the Society for the Propagation of... more
Blakeslee, Fred Gilbert, 1868-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 316
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Fred Gilbert Blakeslee (1868-1942) was an insurance executive and author of books and articles on fencing, arms and armor, and uniforms from around the world. Collection includes diaries and notebooks kept by Blakeslee describing his travels in... more
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
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
Duncan, James, d. 1848
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 859
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
James (John) Duncan (d. 1848), from Northern Ireland (County Down), emigrated to America and settled in Brantford, Ontario, Canada. He was the uncle of Canadian author Norman Duncan (1871-1916). Collection consists of Duncan's diary, copies of... more
Bowker, R. R. (Richard Rogers), 1848-1933
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 355
61 linear feet (126 boxes)
Records consist of general and family correspondence, personal papers, subject papers, writings and speeches, diaries and travel journals, financial records, papers of Bowker's father, Daniel Rogers Bowker, scrapbooks, photographs, printed matter,... more
Bense family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 264
1 linear foot (1 box)
J. Anne Bense and Evangeline Isabelle Bense were cousins or sisters from the Boston area who traveled with other family members for almost ten years at the end of the 19th century. Collection consists of diaries of J. Anne Bense and Evangeline... more
Bigelow, Poultney, 1855-1954
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 302
34 linear feet (64 boxes, 2 v.)
Papers consist of family and general correspondence, Bigelow's writings, biographical materials, papers of his first and second wives, and related materials. Family correspondence, 1864-1954, and general correspondence, 1880-1954, contain chiefly... more
Taintor, Edward C., 1842-1878
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2943
Edward C. Taintor (1842-1878) was an American who served in the Chinese Customs Service. The collection consists chiefly of Taintor's letters to his brothers and sisters, 1865-1870, describing his trip to China, daily life there, his travels to... more
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1541
William Henry Jackson was an American photographer, artist and writer best known for his landscapes of the American West. He acted as photographer for the U.S. Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories in 1870-1879, producing some of... more
Del Mar, Walter, 1862-1944
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 761
2.7 linear feet (6 boxes and 4 v.)
Walter Del Mar (1862-1944) was a banker, broker, journalist, and author. After establishing a banking firm in London which represented American interests, he returned to the United States in 1914 and wrote books on his extensive travels.... more
Ferguson family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18092
13.86 linear feet (33 boxes)
The Fergusons were an English family that settled in New York City beginning around 1802. The patriarch, Samuel Ferguson, was a prosperous merchant who established familial and commercial relationships with other wealthy and socially prominent New... more
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