Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the U.S.S. Jamestown logbook, 1882



Descriptive Summary

Creator Gibbons, John H.
Title: U.S.S. Jamestown logbook
Dates: 1882
Abstract: Journal of a Pacific cruise of the U.S.S. Jamestown from January to June 1882 kept by midshipman J. H. Gibbons
Identification: MS 234
Extent: 1 lin. inch (1 folder)
Language Materials are in English.
Repository: Woodson Research Center,  Fondren Library, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Biographical Note

John H. Gibbons was one of ten midshipmen aboard the U.S.S. Jamestown during its 1882 cruise.


Scope and Contents

This logbook contains entries of the daily routine and observations made by midshipman John H. Gibbons during the 1882 cruise of the U.S.S. Jamestown from San Francisco, California to Newport, Rhode Island as well as detailed descriptions of the ship and its decks. Also contains a photo of the U.S.S. Jamestown.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This material is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish from the U.S.S. Jamestown logbook, MS 234, must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.


Index Terms

Subjects (Proper names)
U.S.S. Jamestown
Subjects
U.S. Naval history.
Formats
Logbook

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

U.S.S. Jamestown logbook, 1882, MS 234, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

Acquisition Information

This collection was purchased from Cedric Robinson in 1955 with the Friends’ fund (Whittington gift).


Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Series I: Logbook, 1882

Journal and log of USS Jamestown from San Fransisco, California to Newport Rhode Island, 1882