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421112
  • Title
    Michael D. Goddard 'The Petrel Papers: A journal issued on board the ship Parramatta during the voyage from London to Sydney 1882-3', along with additional pages concerning an earlier voyage, 1881-1882
  • Call number
    MLMSS 7137
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    1881-1883
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    421112
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    1 box of textual material - manuscript
  • Scope and Content
    1881; Account of a voyage in 1881, being ten ms. pages mainly in verse, probably written by Captain Goddard and sent to his wife in England.

    1882; "The Petrel Papers", being set of ms. weekly journals issued during voyage of the ship 'Parramatta' contained in a hard cover folder with ms. illustrations by passenger S.J.R. Edmonds. The 'Parramatta' departed London 7 Oct. 1882 and arrived at Sydney on 3 Jan. 1883 under Captain Goddard. Editor and compiler of the journal is unknown. The journals contain contributions from passengers and crew of the 'Parramatta' including reports of shipboard activities and entertainments; details of ship's progress including latitude, longitude, distances, temperature and barometer readings; verse and stories written by passengers. Issues: No. 1 Saturday November 4, 1882, pp. 1-17; No. 2 Saturday November 11, 1882, pp. 18-31; No. 3 Saturday November 18, 1882, pp. 32-49; No. 4 Saturday November 25, 1882, pp. 50-69; No. 5 Saturday December 2, 1882, pp. 70-85; No. 6 Saturday December 16, 1882, pp. 86-101a; No. 7 December 23, 1882, pp. 101b-132.
  • Source
    Presented by Michael D. Goddard in 2002
  • Access Conditions

    This material is held offsite and is usually available after 4pm on the next business day. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian
  • Finding Aids
  • General note

    Microfilm copy available at CY 4262, frames 1-156. Digitised from microfilm copy.
    Digital order no:Album ID : 823421
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