Ref NoMS 380687
TitlePhotocopies of correspondence of Alexander Russell
Date(s) of Creation1882-1899
Level of DescriptionCollection
Extent1 folder
Name of CreatorRussell; Alexander (fl 1882-1899); seaman
Administrative & Biographical HistoryAlexander Russell was skipper of various vessels based in Fiji including the John Hunt and the Meda. These ships helped supply missionaries in the region.
Held at:SOAS University of London
Source of AcquisitionThe material was presented by Mrs Bobby Shackleton, grand-niece of Alexander Russell, in 1998.
DescriptionPhotocopies of 13 letters, 1882-1899, from Alexander Russell to his sister, Barbara Russell, recounting trips on missionary and other vessels in the South Pacific, including visits to Sydney (Australia) and Fiji.
Access StatusTemporarily Closed
Language(s) of MaterialEnglish
Other Finding AidsUnpublished handlist
Archivist's NoteRevised by Rachel Kemsley as part of the RSLP AIM25 project.
Access Points - SubjectMaritime transport
Mission ships
Missionary work
Ships
Travel abroad
Access Points - Person, Corporate & Family Names
Name CodePerson, Corporate or Family NameType of Entity
GB/SOASNAF/P626Russell; Alexander (fl 1882-1899); seamanPerson
GB/SOASNAF/P627Russell; Barbara (fl 1882-1899); sister of Alexander RussellPerson
Access Points - Places
Place CodePlace Name
2077456Australia
6255151Oceania
2205218Fiji
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