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F.H.H. Guillemard: Journals and notes

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7783

Scope and Contents

The collection is comprised of nine volumes of journal entries and notes written during the voyage of the 'Marchesa' and one volume of notes for Guillemard's biography of Ferdinand Magellan. Some of the volumes include lists of letters sent home by Guillemard during his voyage to the Far East, which provide a rough itinerary of his journey.


  • 1882-1893


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1 archive box(es) (1 box (10 volumes) paper) : paper

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Department of Geography, University of Cambridge, circa 1960s/1970s.

Related Materials

MS Add.7957 contains photographs taken by Guillemard during the voyage of the 'Marchesa'. Caius College, Cambridge, holds memoirs, family letters and papers belonging to Guillemard (PPC/GUI), including letters from his travelling in Japan.
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Repository Details

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