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Box Small Collections Box 42

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Diaries, 1907-1908

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 42, Folder: 1
Identifier: id57624
Scope and Contents Scope and Contents The following excerpts were provided by the seller: "HERE ARE SOME EXCERPTS FROM THE DIARIES - Please Keep In Mind That These Are Partial Entries, And There Is More For You To Read! ".....Got up, picked 2 1/2 quarts of raspberries, ate dinner and then went to Kalamazoo. Chautauqua Assembly at Bakwood Park with Mrs. DeWater. Esther, Hazel, the Misses Moor and Mammy. While there heard the Tennessee Colored Jubilee Singers and it was fine....Oh dear me, I never had such a...

Papers

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 42, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

3 letters written by Ronald P. Miner, while on duty in Vietnam with the 560th MP Co. to Michele Egnot at James Madison College, Harrisonburg, Virginia, February to May, 1969.

The letters are mostly of a personal nature, but Miner also describes the arrest of an AWOL soldier and being shot at while on patrol by a GI who was carrying illegal drugs.

Diary, 1866

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 42, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Diary entires for every day of the year by 12 year old, William. Entires include deaths in the family and about town, his daily activities, weather, books borrowed and purchased, and school attendance of he and his sister, Viola.

Diary

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 42, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Daily diary entries summarizing activities of the day, work, and weather in Boston, Massachusetts. Strangely, the diary is for 1873 and the dates are pasted over an 1884 diary. As a result, the date of the entries are questionable.

Diary

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 42, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Daily life of a married Amish woman, Fannie Stoltzfus, in Pennsylvania from 1937 and 1939. Descriptions of household routines and farm chores such as butchering stock, planting a garden, harvesting crops, cooking, sewing, canning, quilting and barn raising. Dentist trips, the birth of a child, a weddings and a funeral are also mentioned. Front of each diary has her name, address and telephone number, doctor’s and lawyer’s names, important telephone numbers and the marriage of Fannie K....

Diary

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 42, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Diary written by Victor M. Harding each Christmas as if a letter to his children. The Harding family lives in Chicago, Illinois and appear to be wealthy. Diary begins in 1906 with the intention of recording Christmas celebrations plus annual family news. Entries for 1902 through 1905 were added later and tell of the courtship and early marriage years of Matilda Boak and Victor Harding. Details Christmas customs; family gatherings; family travels in the United States and abroad; summer...

Correspondence, Calling Card and Financial Document, 1875-1887

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 42, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Eleven items: (1) Calling card of Secretary of State and Mrs. Fish at home, 8 January [1875]; (2) 2 January 1876 (ALS) Fish to Tucker thanking him for his best wishes; (3) Printed form filled in by hand 28 January 1876 sending Tucker a book; (4) (ALS) Fish to Tucker 30 November 1876--Fish confined to home by work; (5) 24 February n.d. (ALS), Invites Tucker to his home; (6) ALS 23 September 1878 (4 pp.) people are still making trouble out of the...

Diary, 1868

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 42, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Diary entires for every day of the year by 12 year old, William. Entires include deaths in the family and about town, his daily activities, weather, books borrowed and purchased, and school attendance of he and his sister, Viola.

Diary, 1909-1910

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 42, Folder: 1
Identifier: id58850
Scope and Contents

The seller provided the following list of names, mentioned in the diary: "Doris Crowell - Mildred Crowell - Eddie White - Rob Safford - Willis - Bernice Smith - Lillian Farnham - Barbara Stevens - Hodsdon's Store - Fred Pullens - Bertha Nottage - Mildred Mullen - George Mclean - - Harold Britton - George Byron - Walter Trask."

Diary, 1887

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 42, Folder: 1
Identifier: id58848
Scope and Contents The following description was provided by the seller: "Mabel writes of her daily activities and local news, such as playing cards with her friends, going to school, her father going to Boston and to Portland, going to the toboggan chute, going to a dance, attending a Masquerade Ball, going to the Fair, her parents going to the Silver Grays Ball, a minstrel show, an excursion to Peaks Island, playing croquet, receiving an Indian Blanket as a gift, having ten "May Baskets", attending church,...