Cunard Line Ephemera 1955 - 2004

The GG Archives has extensive holdings in Cunard Line Ephemera from the 1880 - 2004. This Index covers the Years 1955 - 2004; 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.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Dinner Bill of Fare - 8 June 1955

1955-06-08 RMS Franconia Dinner Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from Wednesday, 8 June 1955 featured Roast Ribs and Sirloin of Beef, Hominy Fritters, Horseradish Cream, Poached Fresh Gaspe Salmon, Cucumber, Parsley Sauce, and Printanière Pudding for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Dinner Bill of Fare - 10 June 1955

1955-06-10 RMS Franconia Dinner Menu Card

Vintage Bill of Fare from Friday, 10 June 1955 featured Braised Calf's Sweetbreads, Maintenon, Roast Duckling, Savory and Apple Sauce, and Coupe Edna May for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Luncheon Bill of Fare - 11 June 1955

1955-06-11 RMS Franconia Luncheon Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 11 June 1955 featured Cocky Leeky, Poulet de Grain Grille au Cresson, and Poire Melba for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Dinner Bill of Fare - 11 June 1955

1955-06-11 RMS Franconia Dinner Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare Card from Saturday, 11 June 1955 featured Roast Leg, Loin and Shoulder of Lamb. Mint Sauce and Jelly, Roast Young Tom Turkey, Cranberry Sauce, and Meringue Glace Chantilly for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Luncheon Bill of Fare - 12 June 1955

1955-06-12 RMS Franconia Luncheon Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 12 June 1955 featured Fried Fillets of Whitefish, Rémoulade Sauce, Cote d’Agneau Grillee, aux Petits Pois, and Compote of Peaches for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Dinner Bill of Fare - 12 June 1955

1955-06-12 RMS Franconia Dinner Menu

Colorful Vintage Bill of Fare from Sunday, 12 June 1955 featured Pied de veau Vinaigrette, Roast Milk-Fed Chicken Financière, and Coupe aux Fraises for dessert.

RMS Franconia Breakfast Bill of Fare Card 13 June 1955

1955-06-13 RMS Franconia Breakfast Menu Card

Vintage Bill of Fare from 13 June 1955 offered passengers a typical American breakfast including fruit, cereal, eggs, bacaon, toast and marmalade.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Dinner Bill of Fare - 13 June 1955

1955-06-13 RMS Franconia Dinner Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 13 June 1955 featured Tete de Veau, Américaine, Creamed Chicken on Waffle Cake, and Cardinal Pudding, Sweet Sauce for dessert. The cover is a painting of the Cunard Building in Liverpool.

Front Cover - RMS Scythia Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare - 21 July 1955

1955-07-21 RMS Scythia Farewell Dinner Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 21 July 1955 featured Contre Filet of Beef, Demi-Glace, Poached Turbot, Hollandaise, and Gateau Au Revoir for dessert.

Front Cover of a Tourist Class Passenger List from the RMS Ivernia of the Cunard Line, Departing 11 July 1956 from Liverpool to Montreal via Quebec

1956-07-11 RMS Ivernia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Tourist Class
  • Date of Departure: 11 July 1956
  • Route: Liverpool to Montreal via Quebec
  • Commander: Captain J. W. Caunce, R.D., R.N.R.
Tramps & Ladies: My Early Years in Steamers

1959 - Tramps & Ladies: My Early Years in Steamers

This volume concerns the author's life at sea in tramp steamers and then as an officer of the famous Cunard Line in their fashionable transatlantic service. It culminates with Sir James's experiences of the saving of the survivors from the Titanic in 1912.

Front Cover of a Tourist Class Passenger List from the RMS Queen Mary of the Cunard Line, Departing 26 February 1960 from Southampton to New York via Cherbourg

1960-02-26 RMS Queen Mary Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Tourist Class
  • Date of Departure: 26 February 1960
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain J. W. Caunce, R.D., R.N.R.
Catalogue of the Archives of the Cunard Steamship Company

1987 - Cunard Archives Catalogue

When Cunard withdrew its headquarters from Liverpool in favour of Southampton, the surviving archives of the Cunard Steam-Ship Company were deposited with the Archive Unit at the University of Liverpool in batches over the period 1970-1972.

Front Cover, Cunard Line - Merchant Fleets #12

1987 - Cunard Line - Merchant Fleets #12

This volume is a rewrite and massive update of the second volume in the series which detailed the Cunard Line. It covers all 215 ships that have sailed under the company’s flag up to 1986, with complete technical details and histories of every ship.

Front Cover, Picture History of the Cunard Line 1840 - 1990 (1991)

1991 - Picture History of the Cunard Line 1840 - 1990

Magnificent pictorial tribute to the long line of illustrious ships that sailed for the Cunard Line. Extensive fact-filled text, captions and over 180 photographs and illustrations.

Front Cover, The Cunard Line: A Pictorial History 1840 - 1990

1993 - The Cunard Line: A Pictorial History 1840 - 1990

An Illustrated history of the Cunard Line and the celebrated liners which have served the fleet, from its inception in 1840 to the demise of the great transatlantic liners. 

Exploring the Lusitania: Probing the Mysteries of the Sinking that Changed History

1995 - Exploring the Lusitania

On May 7, 1915 the Lusitania, was sunk by a German U-boat, spurring U.S. involvement in World War I. Now, Dr. Robert Ballard probes the decades-old controversy surrounding this pivotal maritime tragedy

Cunard: Glory Days

1998 - Cunard Glory Days

This book, with page after page of beautiful photographs tells its story. Glory Days: Cunard provides a vivid reminder of the lost grandeur of ocean travel.

Transatlantic: Samuel Cunard, Isambard Brunel, and the Great Atlantic Steamships

2003 - Transatlantic: Samuel Cunard, Isambard Brunel, and the Great Atlantic Steamships

In Transatlantic, the experience of crossing the Atlantic is re-created in stunning detail from the varied perspectives of first class, steerage, officers, and crew.

Front Cover, Picture History of the Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth (2004)

2004 - Picture History of the Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth

In paying tribute to the Queen Mary and the Queen Elizabeth, maritime authority William Miller describes their magnificent lounges, staterooms, and other amenities.

 

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