"Sussex Owl" manuscript newspaper Edit

Summary

Identifier
MS 231
Finding Aid Date
2008
Description Rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Finding Aid Note
Stored onsite at the Woodson Research Center.

Dates

  • 1866-1867 (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.25 Linear Feet (Whole)
    (1 bound volume)

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Notes

  • Abstract:

    This is a 426-page handwritten newspaper, published from September-January, 1866-1867 on board the British troop ship Sussex during her maiden voyage from Kingstown, Ireland to Kurrachee, India [Karachi, Pakistan].

  • Biographical Note

    The first editor of the Sussex Owl was A. Nicols, Esq., who produced the first issue on September 10, 1866. Mr. A. Lot was apparently editor and publisher by the time the ship arrived at its destination.

  • Scope and Contents

    This is a 426-page handwritten newspaper, published from September-January, 1866-1867 on board the British troop ship Sussex during her maiden voyage from Kingstown, Ireland to Kurrachee, India [Karachi, Pakistan]. It contains 15 weekly issues, an introduction, 36 illustrations (pen and ink sketches) and indices to the issues and the illustrations.

  • Access Restrictions

    This material is open for research.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Stored onsite at the Woodson Research Center.

  • Restrictions on Use

    Permission to publish material from the "Sussex Owl" manuscript Newspaper, 1866-1867, must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library.

  • Acquisition Information

    Purchased from Edwards in July 1961. Recommended by Rice History Professor Hardin Craig.

  • Preferred Citation

    "Sussex Owl" manuscript newspaper, 1866-1867, MS231, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

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