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Restrictions

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series I: Newspaper

Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the "Sussex Owl" manuscript newspaper, 1866-1867 MS 231



Title: "Sussex Owl" manuscript newspaper
Dates: 1866-1867
Abstract: This is a 426-page handwritten newspaper, published from September-January, 1866-1867 on board the British troop ship Sussex during her maiden voyage from Kingstown, Ireland to Kurrachee, India [Karachi, Pakistan].
Identification: MS 231
Quantity: 0.25 Linear Feet (1 bound volume)
Language: English
Repository: Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Biographical Note

The first editor of the Sussex Owl was A. Nicols, Esq., who produced the first issue on September 10, 1866. Mr. A. Lot was apparently editor and publisher by the time the ship arrived at its destination.

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Scope and Contents

This is a 426-page handwritten newspaper, published from September-January, 1866-1867 on board the British troop ship Sussex during her maiden voyage from Kingstown, Ireland to Kurrachee, India [Karachi, Pakistan]. It contains 15 weekly issues, an introduction, 36 illustrations (pen and ink sketches) and indices to the issues and the illustrations.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This material is open for research.

Conditions Governing Access

Stored onsite at the Woodson Research Center.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to publish material from the "Sussex Owl" manuscript Newspaper, 1866-1867, must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library.

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Index Terms

Ships
Newspapers
Great Britain
Journalism -- England
Lot, A.
Nicols, A.
Bigge, T.S., Captain

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

"Sussex Owl" manuscript newspaper, 1866-1867, MS231, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Edwards in July 1961. Recommended by Rice History Professor Hardin Craig.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Series I: Newspaper

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1 "Sussex Owl" newspaper, 15 weekly issues, an introduction, 36 illustrations (pen and ink sketches) and indices to the issues and the illustrations, 1866-1867

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