Collection Items

  • Book/Printed Material
    Personal records of the Kandahar campaign, The Kandahar Campaign was the last phase of the Second Anglo-Afghan War (1878-80). It began in late June 1880, when Ayub Khan, the governor of Herat, led an Afghan force toward Kandahar, then occupied by an Anglo-Indian army. A column of troops under Brigadier General George Burrows was sent from Kandahar to try to intercept Ayub Khan's force but was defeated in a fierce...
    • Contributor: Ashe, Waller
    • Date: 1881-01-01
    • Resource: - 368 pages
  • Book/Printed Material
    Ultima Thule; or, A summer in Iceland. "Catalogue-raisonné of modern travel in Iceland":v. 1, p. 235-260. Appendices: On sulphur in Iceland, by O. Henchel, Sir G. S. Mackenzie, Mr. C. Crowe ... Leasing contract. Sulphur in Sicily. Sulphur in Transylvania. Sulphur in Andaman Islands. Seen through the press by Högni Gunlögsen. cf. Pref.
    • Contributor: Burton, Richard Francis - Burton, Richard F[Rancis]
    • Date: 1875-01-01
  • Book/Printed Material
    The first Afghan war and its causes, Introduction signed: H. M. Durand.
    • Contributor: Durand, Henry Marion - Durand, Henry Mortimer - Durand, H. Mortimer (Henry Mortimer)
    • Date: 1879-01-01
    • Resource: - 511 pages
  • Book/Printed Material
    Arabic authors.
    • Contributor: Arbuthnot, F. F.
    • Date: 1890-01-01
    • Resource: - 276 pages
  • Book/Printed Material
    The heart of the Antarctic; being the story of the British Antarctic expedition 1907-1909, One folded plate and 3 folded maps in pocket. digital files not viewed; td12 2013-8-27
    • Contributor: Shackleton, Ernest Henry - Mill, Hugh Robert - David, T. W. Edgeworth (Tannatt William Edgeworth)
    • Date: 1909-01-01
  • Book/Printed Material
    The land of Midian (revisited). LAC ael 2019-03-21 update (1 card)
    • Contributor: Burton, Richard Francis
    • Date: 1879-01-01
  • Book/Printed Material
    Modern geography. A description of the empires, kingdoms, states, and colonies; with the oceans, seas, and isles; in all parts of the world: including the most recent discoveries, and political alterations: Digested ... "Catalogue of maps, and of books of voyages and travels": v. 2, p. 792-802. Vols. 1 and 2 have supplements containing corrections and additions 1817.
    • Contributor: Pond, John - Pinkerton, John - Nicolle De La Croix
    • Date: 1811-01-01
  • Newspaper
    Bengal hurkaru.
    • Date: 1798-01-01
  • Book/Printed Material
    The province of Burma; a report prepared on behalf of the University of Chicago, "Contribution to a bibliography of Burma": v. 2, p. [973]-1001. "Mr. Alleyne Ireland finds it impracticable to carry out his undertaking of a series of twelve volumes on ʻA report on colonial administration in the Far East.' It therefore terminates with the publication of the two volumes on ʻThe province of Burma.'"--Letter from Houghton Mifflin company, dated March 7, 1912. "References" at beginning of...
    • Contributor: Ireland, Alleyne
    • Date: 1907-01-01
  • Book/Printed Material
    The tree of heaven,
    • Contributor: Sinclair, May
    • Date: 1917-01-01
    • Resource: - 430 pages
  • Book/Printed Material
    The romance of an eastern capital, LC copy lacks folded map. "List of authorities": p. [341]
    • Contributor: Bradley-Birt, F. B. (Francis Bradley)
    • Date: 1906-01-01
    • Resource: - 411 pages
  • Book/Printed Material
    Arabia; the cradle of Islam; Samuel Zwemer (1867-1952) was an American Protestant missionary who lived for nine years in Bahrain and became a student of the Arab world and, especially, the Arabian Peninsula. Published in New York in 1900, Arabia: The Cradle of Islam contains detailed chapters on the geography of Arabia; the holy cities of Mecca and Medina; the Prophet Muhammad and the rise of Islam; the contemporary...
    • Contributor: Zwemer, Samuel Marinus
    • Date: 1900
  • Book/Printed Material
    Narrative of a journey into Khorasān, in the years 1821 and 1822. Including some account of the countries to the north-east of Persia; with remarks upon the national character, government, and resources ... Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. digital files not viewed; td12 2013-7-16
    • Contributor: Fraser, James Baillie
    • Date: 1825-01-01
    • Resource: - 800 pages
  • Book/Printed Material
    Narrative of a journey from Heraut to Khiva, Moscow, and St. Petersburgh, during the late Russian invasion of Khiva; with some account of the court of Khiva and the kingdom of Khaurism. James Abbott (1807-96) was a British army officer who went to India in 1823. He participated in the Anglo-Indian invasion that precipitated the First Anglo-Afghan War (1839-42). He reached Kandahar in April 1839 and was a member of a political mission to Herat. In December 1839 he was sent on a mission to the Khanate of Khiva (in present-day Uzbekistan), which was under attack...
    • Contributor: Abbott, James
    • Date: 1843-01-01
  • Book/Printed Material
    The life of Abdur Rahman, Amir of Afghanistan ... ʻAbd al-Rahman Khan (1844-1901) ruled Afghanistan from 1880 to 1901. He was a grandson of Dost Mohammad Khan (ruled 1826-39 and 1845-63), the founder of the Barakzai dynasty of Afghanistan after the fall of the Durranis and the end of the First Anglo-Afghan War in 1842. After long years in exile in Central Asia, Rahman came to power in Afghanistan with the support of...
    • Contributor: ʻabd Al-Raḥmān Khān
    • Date: 1900-01-01
  • Book/Printed Material
    Speeches. George Nathaniel Curzon (1859-1925) served as viceroy and governor-general of India from 1899 to 1905. As the head of the British administration in India, he instituted sweeping reforms in the colonial bureaucracy, organized relief in the famine of 1899-1900, and enacted agricultural reforms aimed at increasing food production. He also modernized the police, railways, educational system and universities, established the North-West Frontier Province (in...
    • Contributor: Curzon of Kedleston, George Nathaniel Curzon
    • Date: 1900-01-01
  • Book/Printed Material
    The history of British India; James Mill (1773-1836) was a Scottish-born writer and political philosopher, also known as the father of the philosopher and economist John Stuart Mill (1806-73). He studied at the University of Edinburgh, was licensed as a Presbyterian minister, and worked for a time as an itinerant preacher. In 1802 Mill moved to London, where he began a career as a writer of pamphlets, articles, and...
    • Contributor: Mill, James
    • Date: 1817-01-01