Guide to the Swiftsure (Ship) Log and Recipe Book

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Swiftsure (Ship).
Title: Swiftsure (Ship) log and recipe book
Dates: April 13, 1820-May 25, 1820
Quantity: 0.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Collection Number: B 118
Summary: The collection consists of the log and ship's recipe book of Her Majesties packet Swiftsure from Falmouth toward Halifax and New York.
Repository: University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
Contact Information: UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Fax: 541-346-3485
Languages: Collection materials are in English. 
Sponsor: Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Content Description

The collection consists of the log and ship's recipe book of Her Majesties packet Swiftsure from Falmouth toward Halifax and New York.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.

Restrictions on Use :  

Property rights reside with Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections & University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Archival material may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal and/or state right to privacy laws and other regulations.

Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g. a cause of action for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Oregon assumes no responsibility.

If a researcher finds sensitive personal information in a collection, please bring it to the attention of the reading room staff.

Preferred Citation :  

[Identification of item], Swiftsure (Ship) log and recipe book, B 118, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative Information

Processing Note :  

Collection processed by staff.

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.


  • Corporate Names :
  • Swiftsure (Ship).
  • Geographical Names :
  • Great Britain--Commerce--History--19th century
  • Halifax (N.S.)--Commerce--Great Britain
  • New York (N.Y.)--Commerce--Great Britain
  • Subject Terms :
  • Merchant marine--Great Britain--History--19th century
  • Ocean travel
  • Packets--England--Falmouth
  • Shipping--England--Falmouth--History--19th century
    • Form or Genre Terms :
    • Recipes
    • Ships' logs

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