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Cholera

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Diary, 1854 August 23-September 14

 Item — Vol. 1: [39002106142301]
Call Number: MSS 28
Scope and Contents: Holograph diary describing Ellen Fenton’s family vacation at Boulogne-sur-Mer, 1857. Includes nineteen pages of watercolor drawings of local people, scenery and landscapes, all of which illustrate journal descriptions. Inscribed on the verso of the front cover: “Mrs. Fenton / Haven Green House / Ealing / London”. Also includes playbill for the ‘opera comique’ Les Diamans de la Couronne, and a funeral announcement. A watercolor of “Kitty Kirby” in miniature...
Dates: 1854 August 23-September 14

Diary, 1854 September 14-22

 Item — Vol. 2: [39002106142319]
Call Number: MSS 28
Scope and Contents: Continuation of Ellen Fenton’s holograph diary detailing her family vacation at Boulogne-sur-Mer, 1854. Includes fourteen pages of watercolor drawings of local people, scenery and landscapes, all of which illustrate journal descriptions. Also includes one receipt for “Lemoisson-Desille, Porcelaine, Cristaux, et Verrerie.” Inscribed on back cover: “Written by Ellen Fenton, Haven Green House, Ealing, London, 1854.”Volume 2 picks up Fenton’s journal in mid-September of 1854, with a...
Dates: 1854 September 14-22

Letter to Madelina Porcher, 1849 December 29

 Item — Vol. 2, no. 6: Series 3
Call Number: MSS 38 , Series III
Scope and Contents: Headed: "HMS Cleopatra, Hong Kong."A letter from Porcher to his sister, Madelina, in London. He expresses concern about the cholera epidemic in Europe. He also describes a trip to Canton with some fellow officers, which he obtained leave to conduct. He relates an outsider’s view of the city around the ‘factories’ area, where foreigners were permitted to stay. He also describes Whampoa, the location where foreign boats docked: “This is a very stupid place… As the town is built on...
Dates: 1849 December 29

Terry family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 482
Overview: Papers of five family members, the children and daughter-in-law of Alfred and Clarissa Terry, make up the major part of the collection. The most prominent figure is Alfred Howe Terry, a Civil War general in the Union army, whose correspondence and military papers relate to the Fitz-John Porter case, the Indian campaigns (1870s) and reminiscences of military service and the Civil War. Included are orders for the court martial of General Custer and drawings supposedly given to Terry by Sitting...
Dates: 1795-1939