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Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Charlotte Emily Addis Diary

Identifier: SC 01602
Scope and Contents Diary of about 100 pages in which Addis records her thoughts and daily activities. Throughout the journal, Addis reports on many books she reads and her impression of them and her interactions with friends, and her career aspirations at a law firm where she works. Addis also writes at length about her feelings and her discovery of her sexual identity as a lesbian. She chronicles her relationship with her neighbor, a married woman named Peg and also other relationships with other women. ...

Letters and Postcards of Concentration Camp Detainees at Auschwitz, Dachau, and Gusen

Identifier: SC 01351
Content Description

Ten letters and seven postcards, 1940-1945 from concentration camp prisoners in Germany. Letters contain the name of the detainee, date of birth, and prisoner number. The majority of the letters were written on official camp stationary which contained the rules and warnings (in German) of what was allowed to be included in correspondence addressed to the detainees.

Diary of a Gay Asian Male Immigrant

Identifier: SC 01450
Content Description 146 page hand written diary dated between June 1994 to January 1996 of a gay Asian Immigrant man named Hon living in Southern California. Most of his entries concern his intimate relationships with other men, friendships, and social activities. Some entries include references to his work in the banking industry and one entry references his ongoing immigration case. Through his entries, Hon gives descriptive insight into the gay scene in San Diego and West Hollywood during the mid 1990's. ...

European Travel Diary

Identifier: SC 01577
Scope and Contents 61 pages of entries in a bound leather journal of a young American women who traveled to Italy, Switzerland, Austria, France, and England in 1900. She is accompanied by a friend, Sally Smith, Mrs. Reynolds, and a woman named Georgia. Her trip begins in Venice where she is courted by many Italian soldiers, partakes in gondola rides, and enjoys the sights. She then travels to Verona while on her way to Innsbruck, Austria. She also visits Zurich and Geneva, Switzerland. Once she get to...

James Townson letters regarding Jamaican sugar plantation

Identifier: SC 01621
Scope and Contents Collection of 33 letters which detail the economic issues concerning the effective production on a sugar plantation in Kingston, Jamaica immediately after the abolition of slavery in that country. Included in the correspondence is a period of time referred to as the "apprentice" system which was not a successful endeavor. The letters span a period of 13 years and follow the progress of the plantation that Townson managed for absentee owners. They detail his disillusionment with the English...

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American Civil War, 1861-1865 2
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United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Participation, African American 2
Asian American gay men 1
Auschwitz (Concentration camp) 1