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Journals, 1838-39, (bulk 1841-1842)
BANC MSS C-F 176 FILM
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Title:

Journals, 1838-39, (bulk 1841-1842)

Creator/Contributor:

Peale, Titian Ramsay, 1799-1885, creator

Abstract:

Kept while naturalist and artist on Charles Wilkes' U.S. exploring expedition to the South Seas. Occasional drawings included. Journals 1 and 2 cover voyage from Norfolk, Va. to the South Pacific. Journal, Sept. 22, 1841-Feb. 19, 1842 (filmed out of order) describes trek through Oregon and California, with comments on flora and fauna, topography, settlers and settlements, etc. Brief entries after departure from San Francisco to arrival in Singapore. Journal, Jan. 1-July 18, 1841, describes the Pacific Ocean voyage (stopping at numerous islands) and voyage to Oregon.

Date:

1838 (issued)

Subject:

Wilkes, Charles -- 1798-1877
United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842)
Voyages in the Pacific
Zoology -- California
Zoology -- Oregon
Botany -- California
Botany -- Oregon
California -- Description and travel
Oregon -- Description and travel
Singapore -- Description and travel

Note:

Originals in: Library of Congress.
FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Reproduction prohibited. Direct requests for copies or permission to publish to the Library of Congress.

Type:

Sketches.
Diaries.

Physical Description:

microfilm
Partial microfilm reel (372 exposures) : negative (Rich. 539:14) and positive.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS C-F 176 FILM

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Reproduction prohibited. Direct requests for copies or permission to publish to the Library of Congress.