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Contains 5 Results:

Journal and loose items, 1916-1930

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: id51117
Scope and Contents The loose items consist of 3 letters, 1916-1921, poems, a pencil sketch, postcards of Barre, MA and a photograph, most likely of the interior of the cabin. The following excerpts of the journal were provided by the seller: "1921 “December 30th, William O Kimball, Elbert A. Wickes and the proprietor of this hotel journeyed up from the Hub by train and Cadillac. Not enough snow for good shoeing but very beautiful in the woods. Went after rabbits Saturday afternoon and got on the hill back of...
Dates: 1916-1930

Journal, 1930-1940

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: id51120
Scope and Contents

Description provided by the seller: "Handwritten title page that says 'Chronicles of the Laird and his Companions at Arbutus Lodge. The Laird=Harlan H. Ballard Jr.' This particular journal has 152 full handwritten pages and .. camping photos from the cabin. The last date in this book is June 30th 1940.

Dates: 1930-1940

Journal, 1940-1944

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: id51122
Scope and Contents

Journal, 35 handwritten pages, some more photos and goes from July 5th, 1940 to July 30th 1940.

Dates: 1940-1944

Journal, 1944-1946

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: id51123
Scope and Contents

Journal, 36 handwritten pages, containing newspaper clippings. Dates from March 1944 through September 1946.

Dates: 1944-1946

Elizabeth A. Ferguson diary and letter, 1942-1944

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: id51130
Scope and Contents

A letter included by the same author is addressed to Polly Ballard, probably short of for Olivia Ballard, who is also mentioned in a news clipping in the 1944-1946 journal. Ferguson's diary is not related to Arbutus Lodge. Entries suggest that Ferguson lived near Glens Falls, NY. She comments on World War II events and talks about daily chores, concerts, house hunting, and visits with friends and family.

Dates: 1942-1944