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Binnie, David Carr, fl. 1873 (traveller)

 Person

Biography

David Carr Binnie carried out a world tour during 1873-1874, visiting the United States, Jamaica, Canada, Japan, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, India, Sri Lanka, Australia, Aden, Egypt, Italy and France.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

David Binnie: World tour diaries and photographs

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8558-8560
Dates: 1873-1874
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Diaries, 1873, 1874

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8558-8559
Scope and Contents

'Lett's Diary, or Bills Due book and an almanac for 1873' and 'Lett's Australasian diary or Bills Due book and an almanac for 1874'. Diary in first volume almost completely filled, diary in second about half filled. At the back of the first volume are notes on foreign currency and a table of the distances travelled between places by water or land. This volume also contains several loose pencil sketches and other inserts.

Dates: 1873; 1874
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Photographic album, 1873-1874

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8560
Scope and Contents

Photographs mainly of people in the places that Binnie visited, but also some landscapes (eg pyramids in Egypt), with the final images including Binnie's family.

Dates: 1873-1874
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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Type
Archival Object 2
Collection 1
 
Subject
Aden 1
Australia 1
Canada 1
China 1
Egypt 1

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