From the diaries of the American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease:

When a daughter is born, it is often the case that the people keep the parents in ignorance as long as possible on account of the general feelings [towards females]. The English...

American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease described the departure of the icon of the Panagia of Kykko from Larnaca, while it was being taken around the island to protect against the epidemic of plague:

Nicolai de Marthono, a notary of Carinola, landed in Famagusta and noted in his travel book:

In this city live a certain number of Genoese, and a large number of Greeks, because the whole island of Cyprus is peopled by Greeks...

Nicolai de Marthono, a notary of Carinola, arrived in Famagusta:

Famagusta belonged formerly to the king of Cyprus, and is situated in the kingdom of Cyprus. Cyprus is a good island, with a circuit of 500 miles. But now the Genoese hold...

Nicolai de Marthono, a notary of Carinola, commented on the castle and the harbour of Famagusta:

The castle of the city is fine, and is nearly all in the sea, except perhaps a fourth part on the city side, and there are fine ditches...

US Consul General Taylor Belcher sent a telegram to the Secretary of State on recent developments in Cyprus:

Security operations in Paphos area ended yesterday. Twenty five EOKA members and a large quantity of...

The American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease commented upon his arrival to Cyprus: 

I saw a man today engaged in ploughing on shore, who had in his hand a long stick with which he kept his cattle in motion and thought of...

From the diary of Rupert Gunnis, ADC to Sir Ronald Storrs:

Thursday, November 29, 1928. Down to the museum in the afternoon and then to help Lady Storrs give away some prizes at the Junior Staff ennis Courts. Mary and I to the cinema in...

The governor of the island impressed American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease with his new punitive laws:

The Pasha has made a law that whoever strikes another in a quarrel, shall pay as many dollars. ...

Sir Garnet Wolseley was experiencing his first winter in Cyprus:

The days are now so cool when there are clouds about that one may play lawn-tennis all day. The nights are cold and the early mornings...

Rupert Gunnis, ADC to Governor Ronald Storrs, arrived in Cyprus and noted his first impressions:

Arrived about 7.30am off Famagusta. Put on my uniform which looked very well. We went right along the quay. The C.S. Popham...