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Object Name Notebook
Creator Cyrus A. Brownell
Title Sailor's Notebook
Scope & Content Sailor's Notebook by Cyrus A. Brownell, Little Compton, 1849-1853.

Bound notebook with handwritten interior pages. Exterior of notebook is of cardboard and covered in dark brown marbled paper with brown leather spine. Housed inside a brown book cloth enclosure.

Notes found with book give a biographical sketch of Cyrus A. Brownell. These notes also include a list of all the voyages and sailing vessels the author mentions in his notebook. In addition, the notebook contains lyrics of sailor's's songs of the 19th c. The notebook was later used for household accounts and recipes. See object file.

Given by Barbara Jewell Pond in memory of her father, Dr. Willard Brownell Jewell of Little Compton.
Dates of Creation 1849-1853
Year Range from 1849.0
Year Range to 1853.0
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 2000.0165
Extent of Description One notebook, measures h .5" w 7" x d 7.75"
Source Barbara Jewell Pond
People Cyrus A. Brownell
Cyrus Augustus Brownell
Received as Gift
Date Received 1989