Voyages and travels
Subject Source: Fast
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 363
Overview This collection contains two documents, both written in German: one a marriage certificate, dated 1830, of Johann Heinrich Dreyer (Dreier) to Johanne Dorothee Evers; the second a passport for the Dreier family from Braunschweig, Germany to Texas (1846). An English translation of both documents is also included.
Dates: 1830 - 1846
Identifier: MS 050
Abstract: Correspondence; diaries; mss. of writings; publications; materials on organizations including Unesco and Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos Isles, conferences, including CCTA/IUCN Symposium on the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources in Modern African States (Arusha, Tanzania, 1961), Darwin Centennial Celebration (University of Chicago, 1959), and Ciba Foundation Symposium on Man and His Future (London, England, 1963), travel, and his tenure as professor at Rice Institute;...
Identifier: MS 474
Overview Correspondence forms the majority of this collection, ranging from 1897, with Julian Sorell Huxley (JSH) and his grandmother Henrietta exchanging letters, to 1994, shortly before the death of Lady Marie Juliette Huxley (MJH). The correspondence not only includes letters from Huxley family members and many twentieth-century intellectual, social, and cultural leaders, but it also provides extensive information about Juliette Huxley and her myriad activities. Also included in the collection is...
Identifier: MS 230
Overview These three bound volumes contain the logs of four Royal Navy frigates; the HMS Topaze, the HMS Achilles, the HMS Duke of Wellington and the HMS Agincourt.
Dates: 1874 - 1878
Identifier: MS 204
Abstract: This is a 38-page handwritten logbook containing dozens of general memos signed by proxy for various British Navy and Marine officers during the time period 1807-1809.
Identifier: MS 311
Abstract: On his 1835 trip from Georgia to Texas, Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar kept a manuscript diary. The journal is written in continuous narrative form, with frequent historical or descriptive passages inserted, covering the months June-October, 1835, the period during which Lamar apparently made his decision to settle in Texas permanently and join in the Texian battle for independence from Mexico.
Identifier: MS 203
Overview This collection consists of a 161-page handwritten logbook, penned (probably) by William Ward, whose name appears on the front pastedown endpaper. The majority of entries are Orders of the Day, letters, memoranda, and accounts of expenditures. Each entry is initialed by at least three officers; some are initialed by as many as eight officers.
Dates: 1721 - 1725
Identifier: MS 585
Overview This collection consists of the physical materials that are represented digitally in the Travelers in the Middle East Archive (TIMEA), a collection created to make possible the study of Western interactions with the Middle East, particularly travel to Egypt in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The materials are of diverse types: images in the forms of post cards, photographs, and stereograph films; articles, pamphlets, and travel guidebooks; maps, and souvenirs.
Dates: 1852 - 2004