Finding Aid for the Journals of A. Menzies and Captain James Colnett, ca. 1787-1792

Processed by Manuscripts Division staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Lilace Hatayama
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 1999
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Journals of A. Menzies and Captain James Colnett, ca. 1787-1792

Collection number: 547

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff
Encoded by:
Lilace Hatayama
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, August 2002
© 1999 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Journals of A. Menzies and Captain James Colnett,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1787-1792
Collection number: 547
Extent: 1 oversize box
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Collection is restricted from copying.

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Additional Physical Form Available

A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
  • Public Services Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

  • Gift of Beverly Moeller, 1971.
  • The original Menzies' journal is located in the British Library, and the original Colnett's journal is located in the Public Record Office, London.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Journals of A. Menzies and Captain James Colnett (Collection 547). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of photocopies of Menzies' Journal of Vancouver's voyage, April to October, 1792, and Colnett's Journal aboard the Prince of Wales.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Menzies, Archibald, fl. 1763--Diaries.
Colnett, James, 1755?-1806--Diaries.
Photocopies.


Container List

 

Copies of Manuscript Journals of A. Menzies, and Captain James Colnett. 1787-1792

Creator/Collector: Moeller, Beverley Bowen, collector
Physical Description: (1 oversize box, ca. 700 photocopied pages)

Scope and Content Note

These manuscripts were used by Mrs. Moeller for her M.A. thesis in history at UCLA. The originals are located in the British Museum (Menzies' journal), and the Public Record Office, London (Colnett's journal).