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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

Collection Number
RL.00384
Title
Lady Cecilia Feilding diary
Date
1885 Dec 3-1886 May 3
Creator
Feilding, Cecilia, 1845-1919
Extent
0.1 Linear Feet
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

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

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Encoded by: Noah Huffman, July 2011