Diaries: Travel log, Calcutta, St. Helena, Bombay, and Madras

Collection Type

  • Manuscripts

Date

1840-1844

Location Note

Folder 31

GUSN

GUSN-295551

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Description

This folder contains a journal of W.C.C.’s accounts of his time spent ashore in Calcutta and St. Helena in 1840 and 1841, in Bombay in 1842, and in Madras and Calcutta in 1844. It includes descriptions of the landscape, people, customs, and of W.C.C.’s activities while there. It also contains poetry and prose written by W.C.C. and sketches of the ship "Dorchester" and of coastlines seen from different vessels.

Details

Collection Code

MS037

Collection Name

John Codman (1898-1989) family papers

Reference Code

MS037.06.05

Record Details

Description Level

File part

Location Note

Folder 31