Typed copies of diaries of Jane C Burdon-Sanderson of journey to India. Edit


Component Unique Identifier
Level of Description


  • 1886, 1888-1889. (Creation)


  • 195 Leaves (Whole)



  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Scope and Contents

    The volume consists of: (i) A copy of part of the diary, covering the period 18 March to 1 April 1886, of the earlier journey (folio 1); (ii) A complete copy of the diary of the later journey (folio 21); (iii) Some watercolour sketches made in India (folio 181 verso).

    The typed copy of the later journey was made in 1889 or 1890 for Elizabeth Burdon-Sanderson, whose signature dated May 1890 is at MS.20669, folio i. No doubt she was responsible for pasting in Jane's watercolour sketches of people and places in India at folios 159 verso, 181 verso-193 verso, and a photograph of a scene in Bournemouth at folio i verso.

    Folios 59 and 60 are in reverse order.

  • Existence and Location of Originals

    For the original diary of 18 March-1 April 1886 see MS.20669, folio 3. For the original diary of the rest of the earlier journey see MS.20047: Journal of Jane C Burdon-Sanderson, where the additional matter belongs between folio 184 and 185. For the original diary of the later journey see MS.20048: Journal of Jane C Burdon-Sanderson.

  • Arrangement

    ii + 193 folios.