Guide to the U.S.S. Jamestown logbook, 1882 MS 234
John H. Gibbons was one of ten midshipmen aboard the U.S.S. Jamestown during its 1882 cruise.
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.
This material is open for research.
Permission to publish from the U.S.S. Jamestown logbook, MS 234, must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.
U.S.S. Jamestown logbook, 1882, MS 234, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.
This collection was purchased from Cedric Robinson in 1955 with the Friends’ fund (Whittington gift).
Portions of this collection are available online at:
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