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Beatrice Livingstone Travel Diary

Identifier: SC 01312

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Content Description

Travel diary along with itinerary, charted courses, pictures, and mementos kept by Beatrice Livingstone, wife of Lieutenant John Livingstone. Contains records of the travels of Beatrice L. Livingstone on Navy ships and cruise liners from 1926-1929. Ships include the USS Chaumont, SS President Madison, SS President Jackson, and SS Malolo. Ephemera includes newspapers, tickets, maps, telegrams, cablegrams, and pamphlets from the Panama Canal Zone, the Pacific coast of the United States, Manila, Shanghai, Peking, Kyoto, and Tokyo. Includes detailed descriptions, photographs of Beatrice Livingstone and her party, and maps from the USS Chaumont route from Annapolis, Maryland to Manila, Philippines in 1926 with stops in Guantanamo, Cuba; Coco Solo, Panama Canal Zone; San Diego, California; San Pedro, California; San Francisco, California; Honolulu, Hawaii; and Guam. Excursions from Manila include visits to Shanghai and Peking, China as well as the Yangtze River. Later trips include ephemera and photographs from Kyoto and Tokyo, Japan.


  • Creation: 1926- 1929
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1926


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.


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