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Thomas Nelson Berkeley Noland papers

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ViU-2020-0112

Content Description

This collection contains journal, transcript of the journal, photos, albumen prints, correspondence, drafts, translations, legal documents, maps, and two spear points documenting Thomas Nelson Berkeley Noland’s time in Peru. Noland’s journal documents his travels to the Peruvian Amazon from 1873 to 1874. The journal documents his work, travels and his observations and interactions with indigenous peoples of the Peruvian Amazon. It includes photographs pictures of items, places, and peoples in the Amazon. A transcript of the journal was created by family members and is part of the collection. Also included are various variations of a Map of Sections of South America (blueprints and traced copy) and several folders of correspondence and legal documents. Noland was from Hanover County, Virginia.

Acquisition Type



Gift of Mary and Lucy Young, 12 November 2019.

Restrictions Apply


Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research but is unprocessed.

Use Restrictions

Materials are primarily in English but some materials are in Spanish.


  • 1872 - 2020
  • Majority of material found in 1872-1906



1.44 Cubic Feet (1 legal document box, 1 Oversize Small Flat Box, 2 Small Flat File Folder )