Frank, Ida and Sophia Webb: Letters on a Tour to Japan and Australia

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Letters of Frank, Ida and Sophia Webb to their mother and other family members, with a 'Prologue' and 'Epilogue' by Frank Webb's son Denis Webb, giving family biographical details and a summary of aspects of the tour, especially sea voyages.

Administrative / Biographical History

Francis William John Webb (1873-1968) and his sisters Fanny Sophia Webb (1856-1909) and Ida Nicola Webb (1867-1947) made a tour to Japan and Australia in 1896-97.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Presented by Denis Webb, 1994.

Note

Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

Other Finding Aids

Additional Manuscripts Summary Catalogue.