September 3, 2010, (unprocessed) 1 item, 0.25 cubic feet; Notebook (21 November 1894 - 28 February 1896) compiled by Ohio-born naval cadet Gilbert Smith Galbraith, a member of the U. S. Naval Academy Class of 1894, while serving aboard the USS COLUMBIA, including descriptions, diagrams, blueprints, scale plans, maps, photographic prints & cyanotypes, ephemera, etc. of the ship & its equipment; also including diary entries recording the movements of the ship, including accounts of a November 1894 cruise to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba; of the wreck & stranding of the USS KEARSAGE; of the COLUMBIAs participation in the opening of Germanys Kiel Canal in June 1895; also a map of the Mosquito Coast of Nicaragua, etc. English & German language materials. Purchased. 1 Box. 1 vol. 103 p. (ca. 0.25 cubic feet) Recd. 7/2/2010. Note: Galbraith was born on 18 April 1872; he retired from the Navy on 18 August 1922 with the rank of commander; he died 23 August 1931. Purchased from Carmen D. Valentino Rare Books and Manuscripts, Philadelphia, PA with Special Manuscript Funds money. Donor: Purchased from Carmen D. Valentino Rare Books and Manuscripts, Philadelphia, PA
Gift of Purchased from Carmen D. Valentino Rare Books and Manuscripts, Philadelphia, PA
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Gilbert Smith Galbraith Notebook (#1172), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Encoded by Jonathan Dembo, September 03, 2010