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Washington D. Harriman Travel Journal

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1163-sc

Scope and Contents

Journal recording details of a voyage of an unidentified vessel from Trapani, Italy in 1885. The journal covers the dates June 12 through June 30, and the first page indicates that this volume is a continuation of the journal. Information is given on an hourly basis and includes knots, direction, winds, distance traveled, latitude and longitude, and remarks about the weather and the seas.

Dates

  • 1885

Creator

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Historical Note

Washington D. Harriman was born about 1858 and lived in Prospect, Maine.

Extent

1 volume (31 cm)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Journal recording details of a voyage of an unidentified vessel from Trapani, Italy in 1885. The journal covers the dates June 12 through June 30, and the first page indicates that this volume is a continuation of the journal.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Dan Casavant Rare Books, Waterville, Me. in November 2006.

General

No finding aid - see Special Collections librarian for assistance.
Title
Guide to the Washington D. Harriman Travel Journal
Status
No Additional Box Or Folder List For This Small Collection
Date
2012
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 Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States
207-581-1686