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Box Small Collections Box 43

 Container

Contains 10 Collections and/or Records:

Diary, 1914

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 43, Folder: 1
Identifier: id62644
Scope and Contents Scope and Contents The following description was provided by the seller: "Pearl's (...) descriptions are vivid, ranging in length from one word, "Cold," to lengthy accounts of events. Pearl is a keen observer and reporter of what's happening at the high school and around Moravia, and on one occasion admits to being an eavesdropper. As Pearl writes about school and after-school happenings and community social activities, she names other students, residents and neighbors. We also read about the...

Diary, 1930-1931

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 43, Folder: 1
Identifier: id62765
Scope and Contents The following description and excerpts were provided by the seller: "Lucy writes of constantly going out with her "gang" of friends, which includes both girls and boys. Some of her friends are older and can drive, and some like to get drunk. Lucy writes of the fights she has with her friends, seeing a kid take carbolic acid and says "it was terrible" .... She writes of getting new neighbors, her rotten grades at school, bob sled parties, hanging out with her friends the boys she kisses and...

Small Collections Box 43

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 43
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Diaries, 1930-1931 of Dorothy Lee Willmering (b. circa 1915) of Columbus City, Louisa County, Iowa. Dorothy, who was about 15 when she started her diaries, lived with her mother and older sister. Dorothy mentions visiting her father (her parents were divorced) and receiving letters from him. She also mentions her group of friends, boy friends, social activities and not doing well in school. For a more detailed description and excerpts, both provided by the seller, see...

Small Collections Box 43

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 43
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Diary, 1914, of Pearl A. Warner, a sixteen-year-old teenage girl from Moravia, Cayuga County, New York (State), where she lived with her parents, older sister and younger brother. In daily entries of varying length, Pearl talks about daily activities, events in school and in town, family, neighbors and friends. At the time the diary was written, Pearl's father owned a meat market in town. The bound volume entries end in mid-July and entries for the rest of the year are inserted on...

Diary, 1930-1931

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 43, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Diaries, 1930-1931 of Dorothy Lee Willmering (b. circa 1915) of Columbus City, Louisa County, Iowa. Dorothy, who was about 15 when she started her diaries, lived with her mother and older sister. Dorothy mentions visiting her father (her parents were divorced) and receiving letters from him. She also mentions her group of friends, boy friends, social activities and not doing well in school. For a more detailed description and excerpts, both provided by the seller, see...

Diary, 1933-1946

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 43, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Diary, 1933-1937 of an unidentified woman who lived with her husband and two sons outside Binghampton, New York. Brief daily entries described chores, social visits, family events, etc.

The back of the diary was used to record births and deaths from circa 1930s-1946.

Diary, 1890

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 43, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Diary of an unidentified woman, who lived in upstate New York with her husband, a teacher and her family. The back of the volume contains household accounts of money earned and spent, as well as a brief list of books read. The daily diary entries are brief and record weather, her and her husband's chores and work, illnesses, births, and deaths in the community. The following listing of place names and personal names mentioned in the diary was provide by the seller: ...

Diary, 1891

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 43, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Diary, 1891, of Edward J. Edwards, a day laborer. In brief daily entries he mentions what kind of work he did on any given day and for whom, sometimes adding the pay as well. Also mentions his church, illnesses and deaths in town, etc. No location is mentioned.

The last few pages contain a story.

Ledger, 1862-1866

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 43, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Ledger, 1862-1866 of the Council Grove Lodge No. 36 (Council Grove, Kansas) recording fees paid by individual masons.

Diary, 1898-1899

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 43, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Handwritten diary by a Hospital Corps man detailing repeated trips to Cuba between December 5, 1898 and May, 1899. He was chosen from a Hospital Corps School in Washington, D.C. (Established in 1898, often called "Old Naval Hospital") to be among twelve sent on a humanitarian mission to Cuba. He sails from New York to Cuba on the Bay State Hospital Ship, which is delayed after an explosion within fifty feet of the diarist. The Bay State Hospital Ship was a...