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Guide to the "Sussex Owl" manuscript newspaper, 1866-1867 MS 231
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.
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.
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.
"Sussex Owl" manuscript newspaper, 1866-1867, MS231, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.
Purchased from Edwards in July 1961. Recommended by Rice History Professor Hardin Craig.