Inventory of the Stanley Archives
Henry Morton Stanley : journals and notebooks.
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6 archives found
NOTEBOOK "1866 to 1870 Notes" ( 1866-1871 ) , pocket cash-book, black cloth, ink, some entries in pencil , 30 pp. , some erasures, a few pages partly excised , 8vo
Autobiographical notes detailing Stanley's movements from Colorado to St. Louis and New York, his abortive expedition to Turkey in 1866, his coverage of the Hancock campaign, later trips to Europe and Suez; also containing accounts with Selim Heshmesh and John Smith
JOURNAL "1868 Journal" ( 1868-1870 ) , marbled paper sides, ink , 123 pp. , two excised, notably 18-22 October 1868 , 4to (22,6 x 17,8)
Beginning with a summary of 1867 and Stanley's activities in the American West as a newspaper correspondent (3 pp.), and continuing with a journal from January 1st 1868 (Liverpool) till March 16th 1870 (Odessa) containing a full account of the Abyssinian war and the siege of Magdala, his several stays in Egypt, personal accounts of his relation with Virginia Ambella, the Cretan rebellion, the Spanish revolution, etc.
POCKET NOTEBOOK ( 22 October 1868 - March/April 1870 ) , green leather, pencil and ink , 129 pp. , a few excised, some partly, two loose leaves , oblong 8vo
All kinds of entries concerning Stanley's voyage to Russia, his second sojourn in Spain, the opening of the Suez Canal, etc. (some apparently early drafts for despatches to the New York Herald); also book lists, itineraries, expenses, addresses, etc., and 7 pp. of pencilled sketches
JOURNAL in Lett's Diary N° 8. 1869 ( 1869 ) , green cloth, ink , 90 pp. , some in pencil, a few partly or wholly excised , 8vo (19,5 x 12)
Diary containing details of Stanley's roving Herald commission to Suez, Alexandria, Cairo and Spain, partly a commonplace-book with notes, aphorisms, reflections and many poems taken from anthologies and stuck at different dates
JOURNAL in Lett's Diary N° 10. 1870 ( 1870 ) , green cloth, ink and pencil , 75 pp. , some excised, one entry (13 March) inked out , 8vo (19,5 x 12)
Stanley's travels through Russia, Persia, his stay at Bombay and the crossing from Bombay to Zanzibar. List with names of people he met during these travels
LETTER BOOK containing sponge paper copies of nine despatches to the New York Herald, some signed, most headed "Persia" ( 1870 ) , 355 pp. , numbered 107-443, 19 pp. defective, some text illegible , folio