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dc.contributor.authorDunham, George F.
dc.coverage.spatialBrazil (nation) 2011-06-27T02:54:16Z 2011-06-27T02:54:16Z 1853
dc.description Handwritten document, 228pp. Travel narratives: “A Journey To Brazil Aboard The Good Ship Montpelier. Captain Swift.” Written aboard ship and various places in Brazil. A detailed and observant manuscript journal of Brazilian slavery and plantation life in the 1850s
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Rice University
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dc.rights This work is licensed under a Creative Commons attribution 2.5 license
dc.subject.lcshBrazil--Description and travel
Dunham, George F.--Travel--Brazil
dc.title Journal of George Dunham, 1853
dc.digitization.specifications Images were captured using the TTI Better Light Super 8K2 digital scan-back system. Master Tiff images were scanned at 24-bit color, adobeRGB1998 color profile, at 600 dpi for graphically intense images and 400 dpi for text. Textual materials are marked up in TEI/XML standard (P5 version).
dc.contributor.funder Funding for the creation of this digitized text is provided by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. 2006-06-29
dc.format.xmlschema tei-americas-p5
dc.subject.localInter-American relations
Race relations
dc.source.collection Americas collection, 1811-1920, MS 518, Box 1 folder 08, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University. Contact info:
dc.identifier.original wrc51801080001 aa00026
dc.source.provenance The Humanities Research Center at Rice University, under the direction of Dr. Caroline Levander, purchased this material from a manuscripts dealer in 2005. The Gilder Foundation funded the development of the physical archive. Original materials are housed at the Woodson Research Center, Rice University.
dc.type.genre diaries
dc.type.dcmi Text
dc.identifier.citation Dunham, George F.. Journal of George Dunham, 1853. 1853. From Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Americas collection, 1811-1920, MS 518.

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