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John Pringle Brodie journals : and related materials : typescripts, 1824-1919.
BANC MSS M-M 1707
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Title:

John Pringle Brodie journals: and related materials : typescripts, 1824-1919

Creator/Contributor:

Brodie, John Pringle, 1807-1869, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Waldteufel, J. A.

Creator/Contributor:

California Historical Survey Commission

Abstract:

Brodie's journals and notes, with relevant letters, grouped as follows: (folder 1); J.A. Waldteufel to Herbert E. Bolton. Ukiah, California, October 20-29, 1917; March 11, 1919. 3 p. L.S. Concerns use of the Brodie Mss. and scrapbook by the California Historical Survey Commission (folder 2); John Pringle Brodie. February 27, 1824-May 12(?), 1832. 25 p. Journal of Brodie's 1824 voyage from Scotland to Mexico via the West Indies, aboard the brig Jane; fragmentary note on an 1828 trip from Guadalajara to Colima, Mexico; and opening portion of his account concerning a trip from Guadalajara, to San Blas and beyond, covering departmure from Guadalajara on May 10, 1832, and arrival in Tepic on May 12.

Date:

1824 (issued)

Subject:

Ships
Indians of Mexico
Voyages and travels -- Mexico
Mexico -- Description and travel
West Indies

Note:

(cont.) (folder 3); Brodie's Journal, Mexico, May 10-12(?), 1832. An account of the Guadalajara-San Blas-Tepic trip, describing the countryside, various towns, and the people en route. 8 p. and a carbon copy (folder 4); Brodie's Journal, Mexico, May 13-August 7(?), 1832. Continuation of the account concerning the 1832 trip from Guadalajara, which was extended to Guaymas and Chinapa; describes the Indians of the region, notably the Yaquis and Opatas, and mentions fellow travelers. 51 p. and a carbon copy (folder 5); Brodie's Description of Guadalajara. Guanajuato, Mexico, June 23-July 20, 1831.
(cont.) Notes made during a business trip to Guanajuato. Consists principally of a description of the buildings, customs, and other features of Guadalajara, notably the Lancastrian school directed by Richard Jones, son-in-law of Joseph Lancaster. 15 p. and a carbon copy (folders 2-5); were transcribed from the original Mss., now in the Edward E. Ayer Collection of the Newberry Library, Chicago, for the California Historical Survey Commission, 1917-1919.
Also available on microfilm.

Type:

Diaries.

Physical Description:

5 folders in portfolio ; 28 cm.
partial microfilm reel (103 exposures) : negative (Rich. 416:5) and positive.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS M-M 1707

Origin:

Mexico