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Impressions of a colonial, to be read without criticism / John E Greenham

  • F1063
  • Item
  • 1895

Handwritten diary of John E. Greenham, from Ipswich, Queensland, of his voyage to England via Colombo and Suez Canal aboard the H.M.S. Ophir, from 20 March to 7 May 1895.
Also records his impressions of the cities of Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart and Adelaide during the voyage.

Greenham, John Ernest, 1871-1917

The ship's log, S. S. Wandana

  • F1187
  • Item
  • 1938

Diary of a trip from Brisbane to the Gulf of Carpentaria aboard the S.S. Wandana, June-July 1938.
Includes photographs, drawings and press clippings.

MacDiarmid, Mona


  • F1541
  • Item
  • 1838

Kept by Oswald Bloxsome on his voyage in the "Florentia" sailing vessel in 1838 to Australia with his wife and son , 4th April 1838 to 3rd Aug. 1838.

Bloxsome, Oswald

Diary, 1853-1854

  • F2281
  • Item
  • 1853-1854.

Diary of sea voyages in the' Warrior' from Plymouth to Lisbon, 1853 Aug 5 - Dec. 12; and the 'Africa' from Mersey River to Australia, 1854 Apr - July 5, stopping short of arrival in Australia.
4 notebooks bound into one volume, some blank pages cut out.

Welman, Joseph

The journey/ by John Thomas.

  • F2527
  • Item
  • 1862

Description of journey from Plymouth to Brisbane on board the City of Brisbane, 26 Feb - 14 July 1862. Describes living conditions, weather, meetings with other ships; also the Pine River and some native animals seen by author on the way to the reserve to select his piece of land.
The source of this diary is unknown.
The immigrants were addressed before leaving by H. Gordon Esq.
The party which went to Pine River consisted of J.J. Brown, R. & J. John Thompson, Bull & S. Lawn and a guide.

Thomas, John

Private journals, 1864-1881

  • F314
  • Item
  • 1864-1881.

Log of voyages made as master of various ships to and from England and the Americas, Hong Kong and Melbourne.

Hamon, Edward James

The Delessert manuscript/ by Desmond MacAulay.

  • F3258
  • Item
  • 2001

"The Delessert manuscript" accompanied an exhibition of the bound manuscript "Voyages l'Oceanie en 1844, 1845" by Eugene Delessert. The manuscript was exhibited at the Lionel Lindsay Gallery and Library Collection at the Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Qld., 2001.
The Fryer Memorial Library lent the work "Voyages dans les deux oceans Atlantique et Pacifique 1844 a 1847" for the exhibition.

MacAulay, Desmond

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