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Daisy Crisler Papers

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Identifier: SC 00931
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters written to and received by Daisy Crisler of Canton, Georgia for the years 1904 and 1914. The letters were written for the most part during ship voyages to Europe. Letters addressed to Daisy Crisler in 1904 were sent by her friend 'Fannie.' Daisy's letters from 1914 describe her own travel experience in great detail. One of the letters is written in a different handwriting and mailed from Georgia. Most letters are written on letterhead of ships and...

Diary (Japan)

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Identifier: SC 01121
Scope and Contents Kept by the wife of a U.S. military officer while stationed in Japan. At the beginning of the year, entries are made more regularly and mention daily social engagements, activities and appointments for the couple's two children and events. Much of the social life in Tokyo centered around the Washington Heights Club, of which a program is included.After the husband's promotion in March 1954, the family moved from Tokyo to a smaller town. After June, diary entries become less...

Jack D'Ambrosio Diaries

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.005
Scope and Contents Diaries, from Janurary 1977 to January 1985, of Jack D'Ambrosio, a pharmacist living in Englewood, Ohio. D'Ambrosio worked at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Dayton, Ohio, and later was additionally employed at Elder Beerman, a department store and local pharmacy. He also generated income from his hobby of book collecting/trading and makes several entries regarding book purchases and sales.  Entries are made several times a week and are very detailed. They include discussion about the weather,...

John Davenport Diary

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Identifier:  SC 01481
Scope and Contents Diary, 1847-1863, of John Davenport of Canton, Massachusetts. Davenport farmed, made and delivered shoes, cut and sold firewood, and sold posts and hoops. Entries include details about his day to day activities, his sale of goods, medical treatment and the death of his wife Hannah in 1855, his attendence of Unitarian services, reading, and visits by friends, among others.

Harriet G. Davis Diaries

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Identifier: Mss. 2009.188
Scope and Contents Two five-year diaries, 1912-1916 and 1931-1935, kept by Harriet G. Davis of Hanover and Nashua, New Hampshire. Recorded are comments about her work as nurse, daily household chores, weather, health, outings and social events. At the end of the 1912-1916 volume, Davis lists wedding presents received.

Edmund Dean Diary

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Identifier: SC 00714
Scope and Contents Diary, 1877-1884, of Edmund Dean of South Dakota. Includes description of Dean's life at college, his marriage, the birth of his children, the Great Railroad Strike of 1877, and other current events. There is also an account of his move from Iowa to South Dakota, including interaction with others on the road. Dean also describes a lecture that he attended that was led by Eliza Stewart, one of the leaders of the Temperance movement.

Max R. Decker Diaries

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Identifier: SC 01181
Scope and Contents Six diaries, 1930-1943 (with gaps) of Max R. Decker describing his life during the Great Depression and World War II. Decker is located in Buffalo, Kansas, but he and his brothers hop freight trains traveling through Nebraska, Colorado, Utah, Kansas and Iowa. The diaries also describe the family searching for work and camping at various locations. The family ends up in Gaither, Arkansas. Decker joined Civilian Conservation Camp # 743 in the Ozark National Forest. The final diary describes his...

Robert C. DeCordy Diary

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Identifier: Mss. MsV D29
Scope and Contents Diary, October 5-November 11, 1863, of Robert C. DeCordy, acting as 3rd assistant engineer, U. S. S. Philadelphia, while the side-wheeled steamer was serving in the Union blockade squadron near Charleston, South Carolina. The volume includes sketches of maps of Charleston, sketches of ships, and newspaper clippings relating to the siege of Charleston.

Mildred Deyo Diaries

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Identifier: MS 00124
Scope and Contents This collection contains the diaries of Mildred Deyo (1884-1982) of Newburgh, New York. The entries describe her daily life, social activities, travels, and in some cases views on social and political issues.At the time she wrote her diaries, Mildred Deyo lived at home with her father and sister. The family was well-off; Mildred did not have to work. She is on the board of directors of a Day Nursery, puts on fundraisers, and regularly spends time at the local tennis club....

Diaries (Belknap County, New Hampshire and Virginia)

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Identifier: SC 00867
Scope and Contents Diaries, 1866-1867 and 1869, New Hampshire and Virginia of mother  and daughter (Fannie Fuller?). The family lived near Laconia, N.H. and the mother spent part of 1866 in Virginia. Both women were textile workers and there is mentioning of work in a mill and working on socks in the house as well. The daughter's husband (Thomas Fuller?) seems to have worked in the textile mill, an iron mill and also raised livestock.  Both diaries contain cash accounts which show expenses for food and textile...

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