The Swedish excavation team never stopped discovering artefacts, even when just scratching the surface of the earth:

The other day we read an article together by the Swedish psychiatrist Jakob Billström on the hygiene...

The American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease noted in his diary:

Today I received a visit from the priest of the village who brought me a present of a basket of figs. After a variety of complaints against the people for not paying him...

The French Carmalite Nicole Le Huen visited Limassol:

Saturday, the feast of the Nativity of our Lady, it was calm, and we stayed at Lymesson to get victuals, biscuit, sheep and some wine. One gets there thirty sheep...

US Consul General Taylor Belcher wrote to the Secretary of State reporting on press responses to British interference in local tensions:

Times of Cyprus features article by Driberg, Brit Labor Party Chairman...

Fra Angelo Calepio, Superior of the Dominican Convent in Nicosia, described the Ottoman assault on the town to which he was an eye-witness:

At dawn the enemy prepared for a general assault... 

John Thomson upon entering Nicosia:

Nicosia may be seen to greatest advantage from the summit of its wall. In the distance rises a forest of tapering minarets, that contrasts well with graceful palms...

Lieutenant Donisthorpe Donne describes an incident regarding police adventures near Episkopi:

Started off on my first district tour with Dayan and 3 zaptiehs and rode up to Selico and investigated a peculiar case of theft...

Edith Belcher, wife of US Consul, went downtown to the main shopping centre for provisions:

Spent the morning with the boys in town buying clothes for school. Spinney, run by Englishman here, is the least attractive store in town...

The American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease, having spent enough money on schools in Larnaca, felt he had to come to a permanent arrangement on the matter with the appropriate persons:

Today, Mr Thompson, Luke and I...

Swedish archaeologist Alfred Westholm wrote to his parents about local festivities and the Cypriot songs dedicated to him:

I am sitting in the church thinking of the good deeds of Ayios Fokasas these are recorded...

The American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease seemed a bit annoyed with the missionary Mr Wolfe…

The Aga says that when Mr Wolfe was here, he wrote a letter to the Governor in Italian to persuade him to become...

Jacques le Saige, a silk merchant from Douai in France who visited Cyprus on his way to Jerusalem, described the production and collection of salt on the island:

Tuesday, September 13, after having heard mass very early...