Voyages and travels--Personal narratives
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Letter from Monc[ure] [Conway], S.S. Australia, to his wife, Ellen, while traveling to Sydney, Australia for a lecture tour. He writes of his love for her, events on the voyage, money matters, sights he has seen and his activities in Australia and other places and his thoughts on religion. September 19, 1883.
Diary, circa 1830s, of an unidentified traveler on the Ohio River in Ohio and Pennsylvania. It seems as though the creator was hired to secure accounts and money. Includes comments about the towns that they pass on the river, with the creator's observations and opinions on the towns. Also includes the names of and interactions with other people on the ships upon which he sails. There are also ledger entries at the end of the volume.
Diary, 1860, of John Montgomery of Wheeling, Virginia. Diary primarily concerns Montgomery's travel on various steamboats from Wheeling to Hennepin, Illinois and includes stops in St. Louis, Missouri, and Cincinnati, Ohio. Includes information on the public reaction to John Brown, crime on steamboats, animals seen while on the river, and observations about the relationship between rivers and the economy, among many other topics.
Diary, 1914, of the Youngblood family as they traveled from Red Deer Lake, Alberta, Canada, to Sandpoint, Idaho. The journey was taken in a horse drawn wagon and took from June to September of 1914. Topics include campsites, people that they met, goods purchased, and traveling through lands populated by Native Americans.