Cunard Line Ephemera 1880-1898

The GG Archives has extensive holdings in Cunard Line Ephemera from the 1880s through 2004. This Index covers the Years 1880-1898; the Collections include Passenger Lists, Steamship Tickets, Brochures, Menus, Periodicals, Books, Photographs, and Miscellaneous Other Ephemera.

The Cunard Line's main services—New York-Southampton; New York-Liverpool; New York-London; New York-Bristol; Baltimore- Bristol: New York-Mediterranean; New York-Antwerp; New York-Rotterdam; Boston-Liverpool; Boston-London; Boston-Glasgow; Philadelphia-Bristol; Philadelphia-London; Montreal-Falmouth-London; Montreal-Bristol; U. K.- Mediterranean; U. K.-Levant and Black Sea; U. K.-French Ports.

Cunard Line Ephemera in Date Order

Passagerare-Kontrakt - Cunard Line - Sverige den 4 Juni 1880

1880-06-04 Steamship Passenger Contract

Passage contract for emigrants from Gothenburg to Boston Mass. who paid the sum of $30, being payment in full, inclusive of landing expenses in America.

1881-07-16 RMS Scythia

1881-07-16 RMS Scythia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 16 July 1881
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain Murphy
Front Cover of a Saloon Passenger List from the RMS Servia of the Cunard Line, Departing 8 July 1882 from Liverpool to New York, Commanded by Captain Cook.

1882-07-08 RMS Servia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 8 July 1882
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain Cook
1886-10-23 RMS Etruria

1886-10-23 RMS Etruria Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 23 October 1886
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain Cook
1887-02-26 SS Aurania

1887-02-26 SS Aurania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 26 February 1887
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain Hains
RMS Aurania Ships List 26 March 1887

1887-03-26 RMS Aurania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 26 March 1887
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain Hains
1887-06-18 SS Servia

1887-06-18 SS Servia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 18 June 1887
  • Route: New York to Liverpool
  • Commander: Captain Horatio McKay
RMS Pavonia Ships List 23 August 1887

1887-08-23 RMS Pavonia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 23 August 1887
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston
  • Commander: Captain A. McKay
RMS Scythia Ships List 30 August 1888

1888-08-30 RMS Scythia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 30 August 1888
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston
  • Commander: Captain Roberts
Front Cover of a Saloon Passenger List from the RMS Etruria of the Cunard Line, Departing 15 March 1890 from Liverpool to New York.

1890-03-15 RMS Etruria Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 15 March 1890
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain Hains (Lt. RNR)
RMS Umbria Ships List 16 August 1890

1890-08-16 RMS Umbria Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 16 August 1890
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain McKay
RMS Umbria Ships List 3 October 1891

1891-10-03 RMS Umbria Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 3 October 1891
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain H. McKay
RMS Umbria Ships List 29 April 1893

1893-04-29 RMS Umbria Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 29 April 1893
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain McKay
RMS Campania Ships List 18 May 1895

1895-05-18 RMS Campania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 18 May 1895
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain Henry Walker
Passenger Contract, Cunard Line, Rotterdam to New York 1895

1895-05-29 Passenger Contract, Rotterdam to New York

Original steamship contract for passage for a German Immigrant, Heinrich Hermes, a 21 year-old laborer who undertook the voyage in the steerage class on the SS Lucania.

1895-06-29 SS Campania

1895-06-29 SS Campania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 29 June 1895
  • Route: New York to Liverpool via Queenstown
  • Commander: Captain W. H. P. Hains
RMS Cephalonia 22 August 1895

1895-08-22 RMS Cephalonia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 22 August 1895
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston
  • Commander: Captain Seccombe
1895-08-31 SS Campania

1895-08-31 SS Campania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 31 August 1895
  • Route: New York to Liverpool via Queenstown (Cobh)
  • Commander: Captain W. H. P. Hains
RMS Campania 12 October 1895

1895-10-12 RMS Campania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 12 October 1895
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain W. H. P. Hains
Immigrant Passage Contract - Sweden to New York, Cunard Line Campania 1897

1897-04-07 Immigrant Passage Contract, Sweden to New York

Contract for a 25 year-old Swedish servant, immigrating to America from Gothenburg, Sweden on 7 April 1897 on board the SS Campania.

Wine, Liquor, Other Beverages and Tobacco Menu

1898-02 Vintage Wine, Liquors, and Tobacco Menu

Vintage Card from the February 1898 included other items such as liquor, beverages, and tobacco. Printed on the reverse side of an Bill of Fare.

Front Cover of a Saloon Passenger List from the RMS Etruria of the Cunard Line, Departing 1 April 1898 from New York to Liverpool.

1898-04-01 RMS Etruria Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 1 April 1898
  • Route: New York to Liverpool
  • Commander: Captain Henry Walker, (Lt. RNR)
RMS Etruria 30 April 1898

1898-04-30 RMS Etruria Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 30 April 1898
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain John Ferguson
RMS Etruria 27 August 1898

1898-08-27 RMS Etruria Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 27 August 1898
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain John Ferguson
Front Cover of a Second Cabin Passenger List for the RMS Etruria of the Cunard Line, Departing Saturday, 27 August 1898 from Liverpool for New York

1898-08-27 RMS Etruria Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Second Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 27 August 1898
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain John Ferguson
1898-09-03 RMS Campania

1898-09-03 RMS Campania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 3 September 1898
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain H. Walker
RMS Campania Breakfast Bill of Fare Card 10 September 1898

1898-09-10 RMS Campania Breakfast Menu Card

Vintage Bill of Fare with a Liquor by the Drink List on the reverse side featured Fried Plaice, Broiled Finnan Haddin and Smoked Wiltshire Bacon.

1898-12-24 SS Lucania

1898-12-24 SS Lucania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 24 December 1898
  • Route: New York to Liverpool
  • Commander: Captain Horatio McKay

 

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