M E Cadwell, sister of Governor Henry Bulwer, kept a diary while visiting the island. Having visited the bazaar and bought some silks, the next day she went out of Nicosia:

Cold and windly. ...

The chronicler Leontios Macheras describes how Bulgarians helped the Cypriots defend Kyrenia castle:

On the twenty seventh of February after Christ Sit John Perot received orders from the constable and the prince...

The American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease did his best to help with education in Cyprus by donating books:

A woman who has a son named Frangiskos Panagis, has been to me two or three times to ask aid..

The Swedish archaeologist Alfred Westholm writing to his parents from Cyprus:

I shall go on now to describe the usual major event of the week, namely how our Sunday was spent. Gjerstad had planned a journey up to the Karpas...

Rupert Gunnis, ADC to Governor Storrs, was the official escort of all VIPs visiting Cyprus. He formed his own opinion about them and knew exactly where to take them and how to treat them:

Church and hospital and then...

Edith Beltcher, the wife of US Consul Consul General, writes about the last days of British rule in Cyprus and notes how impressed she was with the body language of the people:

Off to town at half past nine. ...