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Guide to the Lady Cecilia Feilding diary, 1885 Dec 3-1886 May 3

Abstract

Wife of Viscount Feilding, 9th Earl of Denbigh.

Diary (350 p.) and typed transcript describing a voyage to India and the social and religious life of a British Army officer's wife near Poona. Lady Feilding's description of the voyage aboard the troopship CROCODILE includes the bad conditions as well as entertainment on ship. Enroute to India they stopped at Malta, Port Said, Suez, and the Red Sea, and then went on to Bombay, Kirkee, and Poona.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Feilding, Cecilia, 1845-1919.
Title
Lady Cecilia Feilding diary 1885 Dec 3-1886 May 3
Language of Materials
English
Extent
0.1 linear feet
Location
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Collection Overview

Diary (350 p.) and typed transcript describing a voyage to India and the social and religious life of a British Army officer's wife near Poona. Lady Feilding's description of the voyage aboard the troopship CROCODILE includes the bad conditions as well as entertainment on ship. Enroute to India they stopped at Malta, Port Said, Suez, and the Red Sea, and then went on to Bombay, Kirkee, and Poona.

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Contents of the Collection

Historical Note

Wife of Viscount Feilding, 9th Earl of Denbigh.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], in the Lady Cecilia Feilding diary, 1885 Dec 3-1886 May 3, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Processing Information

Processed by: Rubenstein Library Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, July 2011

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.

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