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U.S.S. Jamestown logbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS 234
Finding aid note: Stored onsite at the Woodson Research Center.

Scope and Contents

This logbook contains entries of the daily routine and observations made by midshipman John H. Gibbons during the 1882 cruise of the U.S.S. Jamestown from San Francisco, California to Newport, Rhode Island as well as detailed descriptions of the ship and its decks. Also contains a photo of the U.S.S. Jamestown.

Dates

  • 1882

Creator

Access Restrictions

This material is open for research.

Conditions Governing Access

Stored onsite at the Woodson Research Center.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish from the U.S.S. Jamestown logbook, MS 234, must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

Biographical / Historical

John H. Gibbons was one of ten midshipmen aboard the U.S.S. Jamestown during its 1882 cruise.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Journal of a Pacific cruise of the U.S.S. Jamestown from January to June 1882 kept by midshipman J. H. Gibbons

Acquisition Information

This collection was purchased from Cedric Robinson in 1955 with the Friends’ fund (Whittington gift).

General Note

https://scholarship.rice.edu/handle/1911/35678

Portions of this collection are available online at: https://scholarship.rice.edu/handle/1911/35678
Title
Guide to the U.S.S. Jamestown logbook, 1882
Status
Completed
Author
Patricia Ladd
Date
2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas Repository

Contact:
Fondren Library MS-44, Rice University
6100 Main St.
Houston Texas 77005 USA