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Hawaii -- Description and travel

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

William Farrer diaries and letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1521
Scope and Contents

Contains seven handwritten volumes, plus typescripts which focus on Farrer's Hawaiian Mission, 1850-1854. Volume one contains accounts of his work in the California gold fields prior to his mission call. Volume seven is entirely in the Hawaiian language. Also included are photocopies of typescripts of 71 letters written to and by Farrer when he served in the Hawaiian Islands.

Dates: 1849-1860

The Hawaiian Islands

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230238500]
Identifier: MSS SC 344
Scope and Contents

Detailed handwritten description of the scenery and natural wonders of the islands as the unidentified author hikes the countryside and sails along the coast. Apparently written with the intent of publication so as to draw United States attention to the commercial, political and military value of the islands.

Dates: 1864

Brigham Johnson journals

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230241256]
Identifier: MSS SC 434
Scope and Contents

Holograph journals which relate experiences and observations while on his mission.

Dates: 1889-1892

Eleanor Kartchner diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230320431]
Identifier: MSS SC 2183
Scope and Contents

Typewritten diary with handwritten corrections. Kartchner kept this diary while on a trip to Hawaii from 26 Dec. 1974 to 5 Jan. 1975. She tells about her daily activities on the trip in some detail. At the end of the diary she wrote some suggestions for tourists visiting Hawaii.

Dates: 1974-1975