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RMS Scythia Emphemera Collection

All Digitized Ephemera for the RMS Scythia available at the GG Archives. Common items of ephemera in our maritime collection include passenger lists, brochures, event and entertainment programs, and other memorabilia produced for a voyage or ship.

Saloon Passenger Manifest, Cunard Line RMS Scythia 1881

1881-07-16 RMS Scythia

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 16 July 1881
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain Murphy
Passenger Manifest, Cunard Line, 1888 Saloon Passengers, RMS Scythia

1888-08-30 RMS Scythia Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 30 August 1888
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston
  • Commander: Captain Roberts
Front Cover, Cunard to Liverpool via Cobh (Queenstown) - 1920s Brochure from the Cunard Line.

Cunard to Liverpool via Cobh (Queenstown) - 1920s

Superb interior photographs of the Cunard steamships Carinthia, Franconia, Laconia, Samaria, and Scythia makes this an excellent brochure from the 1920s. The uniqueness of this booklet is greatly improved by the inclusions of context with photo captions.

Front Cover, Cunard Tourist Third Cabin Accommodations Brochure. Undated, Circa Late 1920s

Cunard Tourist Third Cabin Accommodations - 1920s

Tourist Third Cabin replaced the old Third Class on the Cunard Steamships, the refinished accommodations attracted students, professors, young business people, and bargain-hunters filling the cabins left mostly empty from the decline of the immigrant trade. This is a photo journal of the accommodations found in the new Tourist Third Cabin class. Ships Featured: Andania, Antonia, Aquitania, Ascania, Aurania, Ausonia, Berengaria, Caronia and Carmania, Laconia, Samaria, Scythia, Tuscania, and Lancastria.

Front Cover, Cunard RMS Scythia Saloon and Second Class Passenger List - 20 August 1921.

1921-08-20 RMS Scythia Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Saloon and Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 20 August 1921
  • Route: Liverpool to New York via Queenstown (Cobh)
  • Commander: Captain W. Prothero
Front Cover, Cunard RMS Scythia Saloon and Second Class Passenger List - 17 August 1922.

1922-08-17 RMS Scythia Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Saloon and Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 17 August 1922
  • Route: Liverpool to New York via Queenstown (Cobh)
  • Commander: Captain W. Prothero
Front Cover, RMS Scythia Concert Program in Aid of the Seamen's Charities of New York and Liverpool, Thursday, 24 August 1922.

1922-08-24 Charity Concert Program - RMS Scythia

Benefit Musical Concert onboard the RMS Scythia of the Cunard Line to aid various seamen's charities of New York and Liverpool. These concerts were conducted several times during each voyage, with separate performances for each class of passenger.

Front Cover, Second Class to Europe fromn Boston to Queenstown and Liverpool.

Cunard Line Second Class to Europe - 1927

12-Page brochure covers the Boston to Europe route of the Cunard Line in 1927. Interior photographs help to illustrate the second class accommodations available on the Samaria, Scythia, and Laconia.

Front Side of US Immigration Inspection Card, Norwegian Immigrant, Lauri A. Grava from Haugo, Voss, Norway, Contract Ticket No. 45947, Departing from Liverpool on the RMS Scythia of the Cunard Line on 27 October 1928.

Front Side of US Immigration Inspection Card, Norwegian Immigrant, Josua Grava from Haugo, Voss, Norway

1928-10-27 US Immigrant Inspection Cards - RMS Scythia

Inspection Cards used as a landing card and shown on request to a U.S. Immigration Inspector. Norwegian Immigrants Lauri A. Grava and Josua Grava from Haugo made the journey from Liverpool to Boston on board the RMS Scythia of the Cunard Line.

Front Cover, Cunard Line RMS Scythia Cabin Passenger List - 27 July 1929.

1929-07-27 RMS Scythia Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 27 July 1929
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston and New York via Queenstown (Cobh)
  • Commander: Captain R. B. Irving, O.B.E., R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover, Cunard Line RMS Scythia Tourist Third Cabin Passenger List - 19 October 1929.

1929-10-19 RMS Scythia Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Tourist Third Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 19 October 1929
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston and New York via Queenstown (Cobh) and Galway
  • Commander: Captain R. B. Irving, O.B.E., R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover, Cunard Line RMS Scythia Cabin Class Passenger List - 5 April 1930.

1930-04-05 RMS Scythia Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Cabin Class
  • Date of Departure: 5 April 1930
  • Route: Liverpool to New York via Belfast, Halifax, and Boston
  • Commander: Captain R. B. Irving, O.B.E., R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover, RMS Scythia Dinner Bill of Fare - 20 May 1930

1930-05-20 RMS Scythia Dinner Menu

Vintage Tourist Third Cabin Dinner Bill of Fare from Tuesday, 20 May 1930 on board the RMS Scythia of the Cunard Line featured Poached Sea Bass Capetienne, Roast Turkey Cranberry Sauce, and Vanilla Bavaroise for dessert. Original Owner inserted photograph of the RMS Scythia on cover of Menu.

1930-05-31 Passenger Manifest for the RMS Scythia

1930-05-31 RMS Scythia Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 31 May 1930
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston and New York via Queenstown (Cobh) and Galway
  • Commander: Captain R. B. Irving
Front Cover, Tourist Third Cabin Events Program on the Cunard RMS Scythia, for Saturday, 20 September 1930

1930-09-20 Events Program - RMS Scythia

Social Events and Sports Tournament Program for the Voyage on the RMS Scythia of the Cunard Line Beginning 20 September 1930 for Tourist Third Cabin passengers. Events included Deck Games, Horse Racing, Bridge and Whist, Movies, Concerts, Dances, and a children's party.

Front Cover, RMS Scythia Breakfast Bill of Fare 24 September 1930

1930-09-24 RMS Scythia Breakfast Menu

Vintage Tourist Third Cabin Breakfast Bill of Fare from 24 September 1930 on board the RMS Scythia of the Cunard Line featured Broiled Wiltshire, Danish and American Bacon, Bonny Boy Toasted Oats, and Buckwheat Cakes.

Front Cover, Entertainment Program in Aid of British and American Seamen's Institutions 1930-09-25

1930-09-25 Charity Entertainment Program - RMS Scythia

Variety Show style entertainment program performed for tourist class passengers on the RMS Scythia of the Cunard Line in the Tourist class to benefit British and American seamen's institutions that were also listed in the program.

Front Cover, Events Program for the Cunard RMS Scythia, Saturday, 10 January 1931.

1931-01-10 Events Program - RMS Scythia

Informative Events Program from the RMS Scythia of the Cunard Line. It covers a voyage from Liverpool to New York beginning 10 January 1931. Brief explanations of the many Deck Sports were provided to the passengers helps to make this an exceptional program from that era of ocean liner travel.

1935-09-14 Passenger Manifest for the RMS Scythia

1935-09-14 RMS Scythia Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Tourist
  • Date of Departure: 14 September 1935
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston and New York via Cobh (Queenstown)
  • Commander: Captain G. R. Dolphin
Front Cover - RMS Scythia Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare - 21 July 1955

1955-07-21 RMS Scythia Farewell Dinner Menu

Vintage Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare from 21 July 1955 on board the RMS Scythia of the Cunard Line featured Contre Filet of Beef, Demi-Glace, Poached Turbot, Hollandaise, and Gateau Au Revoir for dessert.

 

Ephemera contained in the GG Archives collection represent the souvenirs provided to the passengers of each voyage. Many of these souvenir ephemeral items have disappeared over the years.

Our selection varies considerably by ship, and likely contains only a sampling of what was originally produced and printed by the steamship lines.

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