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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
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.
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...
Henry Goddard Thomas Correspondence
Found in: Special Collections Research Center
Identifier: SC 01450
Content Description Hon’s diary includes 146 handwritten pages and 7 pages typed via email between June 1994 and January 1996. Hon describes his life while living in California, recording experiences regarding platonic and romantic relationships, drug and alcohol use, international travel to Indonesia and Hong Kong, immigration, HIV/AIDS, and the process of self-discovery. Hon’s entries are influenced by his intersectional identity as a gay male Asian immigrant living in the United States. Hon utilizes this...
Found in: Special Collections Research Center / Hon's Diary
Henry Goddard Thomas correspondence
Identifier: SC 01822
Content Description The collection contains letters received by Colonel Henry Goddard Thomas, the commander of the U.S. Colored Infantry during the Civil War. The letters were sent to Thomas from two individuals, German immigrants Lewis C. Henser and Rudolph Tensler (Teusler). In his two letters, Hensler outlined news of funding and his town of residence. In his single letter to Thomas, Tensler spoke mostly of family affairs. The letters contain content pertaining to funding, personal and family life, and news...
James Townson letters
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...
- Collection 6
- Unprocessed 1
- American Civil War, 1861-1865 2
- Letters (correspondence) 2
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Participation, African American 2
- Asian American gay men 1
- Auschwitz (Concentration camp) 1
- Concentration camp inmates 1
- Dachau (Concentration camp) 1
- Emigration and immigration--20th century 1
- Europe -- Description and travel 1
- Gusen (Concentration camp) 1
- HIV infections--Social aspects--United States 1
- Homosexuality 1
- Jamaica--History--19th century 1
- Lesbian community 1
- Slaves -- Emancipation 1
- Sugar plantations 1
- Women--Social life and customs. 1
- Women--Travel 1
- World War, 1939-1945 1
- World War, 1939-1945--Atrocities 1 ∧ less