Found 6 collections related to Ocean travel -- Personal narratives

Rollinson, William, 1762-1842
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2611
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
William Rollinson (1762-1842) was an English engraver who emigrated to New York in 1788-89.
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
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
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
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