Browse Items (5 total)

PiquaDailyCall-6-15-1971.pdf
Brief description of the search for the lost Air Force C135, the only debris of which was found 200 miles north of Palmyra.

HonoluluStarBulletin 4-14-1923.pdf
In depth article discussing the legend of the pirate ship Esperanza, and the origins of the story. Covers details rarely found in other sources of the legend, including a direct connection between the evidence and original papers describing it, and…

clipping_8296655.pdf
Describes the daily life and trials of a couple and single man living on Palmyra, working to establish a copra plantation. Includes various details about visiting ships, living conditions, and a letter from Mrs. Meng to a friend.

Papers Past _ ISLANDS WITHOUT OWNERS. (Star, 1902-07-19).pdf
Describes various remote islands around the world and highlights their features. Though several were in fact owned at the time, its still an interesting and researched account, with the only known mention of the recluse Mr. Strawn who occupied it at…

CoopersClaim1912.pdf
Newspaper article chronicling the dispute between Judge Henry Cooper and the men contesting his attempt to claim sole ownership over Palmyra.
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