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Box Small Collections Box 77

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Contains 11 Results:

Diary, 1899-1900

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 77, Folder: 1
Identifier: id27296
Scope and Contents Front Page: Presented to C.A. Detrick by C.F. Inks, Lemont, Pa. Received by C.A. Detrick at Zapote Bridge December 16, 1899 On the next page, Detrick gives the address of C.F. Inks in Lemont Furnace, Fayette County, PA, “if anything should happen…” December 17 Stationed at Zapote. Guard Duty. Explains how the natives thrash rice. December 18 Gathered shells at the beach. Rain. December 19 Rain. Water 18 inches deep around tent. Looking for an attack tonight. December 20 Visited Manila....

Cards, 1942-1944

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 77, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Included are 10 memorial or death cards for fallen soldiers of Nazi Germany's troops. The cards differ slightly in layout, but all contain a portrait style image of the soldier, his military rank, birth and death date, and where and how the death occured. Some give more detail than others. On the verso are either prayers or religious images.

Diary, 1945

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 77, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Diary of Wilda Whitman, a high school student at Woodrow Wilson High School in Portsmouth, Virginia. Primarily concerns her day to day activities, including her relationships with her friends Susie and Bruce, trips that she takes with her family, and her schoolwork. There are some mentions of the events of World War II, but they are brief and scattered.

Memo Book, 1763

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 77, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

A memorandum book with "articles to be observed by tenants," "Acct of Meal for 1763," "Days Lost" (sick), accounts and a list of flowers. Tenant may be William Edloe. Location is probably Virginia.

Clarence Deal Diary

 Collection — Box: Small Collections Box 77, Folder: 1
Identifier: SC 01132
Scope and Contents *Note: The diary is available digitally: the link is located further down under "Digital Material." Clarence Deal, a member of the 720th Bombardment Squard of the 15th Air Force of the United States Army Air Corps during World War II. His unit served in the Mediterranean during the war. Diary includes a list of address of Deal's friends and officers, diary entries that note major events throughout the course of Deal's enlistment, and his service records. There are also two...

Diary, 1942-1945

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 77, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: *Note: The diary is available digitally: the link is located further down under "Digital Material." Clarence Deal, a member of the 720th Bombardment Squard of the 15th Air Force of the United States Army Air Corps during World War II. His unit served in the Mediterranean during the war. Diary includes a list of address of Deal's friends and officers, diary entries that note major events throughout the course of Deal's enlistment, and his service records. There are also two...

Diaries, 1941-1942

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 77, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Two diaries, January 1941-December 1942, kept by a German school girl. Both volumes are called "Kriegstagebuch" (War Diaries) and were most likely part of an regular school assignment or created under direction of the "Bund Deutscher Maedel" which was a constituent of the Hitler Youth.For the most part the entries document events of war like battles, news from occupied territories and the occasional news of members of the National Socialist Party or of military personnel. The...

Notebook, 1916

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 77, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Notebook, 1916, kept by Milwan Sekulick, who was most likely a soldier in the Austro-Hungarian army during World War I. The volume is titled "Weihnachten im Felde" and was issued by the K.u.K. Kriegsministerium, Kriegsfuersorgeamt, Wien, 1916. The notebook includes diary style entries in both German and a second language that according to the seller is Hungarian, Also contains notes relating to military tasks, for example, a table titled: Schusselemente fuer das III. Geschuetz....

Diary, 1939-1940

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 77, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This volume is a combination of printed calendar, yearbook and diary, kept by Ingeborg Hartmann (b. 1919). It is titled "Der Merker, Jugendjahrbuch des BDU" and was published by the "Verlag des Volksbundes fuer das Deutschtum im Ausland," Berlin. The printed content is propaganda supporting the German national-socialist regime and its politics, and contains a photograph of and quotations by Adolf Hitler. Other printed content are short articles about ethnic German communities abroad, ...

Diary, 1813-circa 1820s

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 77, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Diary, 1813-circa 1820s, of Maria Boller of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It seems that she may have lived in Gothic Mansion on Chestnut Street in Philadelphia; a reproduction of an engraving of that house is included. Includes essays entitled "Disappointments," "Education," and "Religion," as well as copies of letters written to friends.