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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series I: Logbook, 1879-1881

Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the U.S.S. Adams logbook, 1879-1881



Descriptive Summary

Creator Gibbons, John H.
Title: U.S.S. Adams logbook
Dates: 1879-1881
Abstract: Logbook of a cruise of the U.S.S. Adams along the Pacific coast of Central and South America from December 1, 1879 to February 23, 1881, kept by Cadet-Midshipman John H. Gibbons.
Identification: MS 235
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 four Cadet-Midshipmen aboard the U.S.S. Adams from 1879 to 1881.

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Scope and Contents

This logbook relates a voyage of the U.S.S. Adams from San Francisco, California around the Pacific coasts of Central and South America from December 1, 1879 to February 23, 1881 kept by one of its officers, John H. Gibbons. Within the logbook are detailed sketches of the ship’s decks as well as detailed descriptions of the ship’s technical parts, equipment, supplies, and crew. The journal entries describe daily activities aboard ship, some routine and others observatory.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This material is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish from the U.S.S. Adams logbook, MS 235, must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

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Index Terms

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

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

U.S.S. Adams logbook, 1879-1881, MS 235, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

Acquisition Information

This logbook was purchased from Cedric Robinsons in 1955 with the Friends of Fondren fund (Whittington gift).

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Series I: Logbook, 1879-1881

Logbook of U.S.S. Adams from San Francisco, California around Central and South America

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