Sam Ensly travel diary on the cable ship Dellwood, 1929  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Ensly, Sam
Sam Ensly travel diary on the cable ship Dellwood
1929 (inclusive)
1 diary
Collection Number
5546 (Accession No. 5546-001)
Travel diary kept by Sam Ensly while aboard a U.S. Army cable ship
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Sam Ensly was born in Bothell, Washington. He worked as an electrician on board a U.S. Army ship that sailed from Seattle on August 15, 1929.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

One volume describing Sam Ensly's daily duties and travel experiences on board a cable ship, circumnavigating the globe. Diary bears the inscription "Around the world on the U.S. Army transport cable ship Dellwood." Entries span August through November 1929, when the cableship was in port at Manila.

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Restrictions on Use

The creators' literary rights have been transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

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Acquisition Information

Source: Mrs. Hudson's Fine Books and Paper, March 2010.

Processing Note

Minimally processed.

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Voyages around the world

Personal Names

  • Ensly, Sam--Diaries

Corporate Names

  • Dellwood (Cable ship)
  • United States. Army--Military life

Form or Genre Terms

  • Travel writing

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Subject Terms

  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)