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Diaries (Livingston County, N.Y.)

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Identifier: SC 01330
Scope and Contents Diaries, 1846-1861, of an unidentified woman of Lakeville, Livingston County in New York State. Other place names mentioned most frequently: East Avon, Albion and Lima and Lakeville Rd. in Avon. The writers mentions the last names of her relatives as Stevens, Jones and Hicks. She also has a sister named Nancy and a brother Charles. The writers describes her chores, like candle making, soap making, spinning and weaving and social calls, health and medical treatments and taking care...

Diary (Binghampton, NY)

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Identifier: SC 00813
Scope and Contents 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 (Bowens Corners, New York)

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Identifier: SC 00774
Scope and Contents Diary, 1893, of an unknown member of the Kellogg family of Bowens Corners, New York. Includes details of their family, their tobacco farm, farming in general, visitors that they entertained, trips that they took, and other matters of daily life.

Diary (New York)

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00755
Scope and Contents Diary, 1867, of an unknown teenager in New York. Includes information on his personal life, work on a farm, lectures that he attends, and a traveling exhibition show that he joins, led by Captain G. Williams.

Diary (New York State)

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Identifier: SC 00814
Scope and Contents 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 (Pittsford, New York)

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Identifier: SC 01039
Scope and Contents Diary, 1862-1866, of an unknown woman from Pittsford, New York. Contains brief entries, often a sentence or less, about her activities for each day. Includes accounts of things that she buys, sewing, cooking, cleaning, a sickness that she has, and other matters.

Diary (Tompkins County, New York)

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Identifier: SC 00905
Scope and Contents Diary, 1866, of an unidentified teenager or young man from Tompkins Co., New York. In brief daily entries he mentions living at home, helping his father, working at the mill, going to school and to "the institute", working on the farm, and doing miscellaneous repair jobs.

Mary L. Gilbert Diaries

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Identifier: MS 00175
Scope and Contents Diaries, 1902-1910, of Mary L. Gilbert of Watertown, New York. Gilbert lives with her widowed mother, and describes events such as spending time on a yacht, spending winters in rented homes and cottages in Florida, and meetings with dignitaries, including members of the Cuban armed forces. There are also descriptions of people with whom she meets, events which she attends, and world events, such as the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake.

Granshue Club Records

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.644
Scope and Contents Contains a minute book, ledger, and other material created and collected by the Granshue Club, a private hunting and fishing camp located near Potsdam, New York. The minute book provides information on the administration of the organization, while the ledger contains financial information about the organization, including a list of members of the club and how much they have paid in dues over the years. The records also consist of correspondence to and from the club, including a memorandum from...

Caroline Minturn Hall Bride's Gift Book

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Identifier: SC 00661
Scope and Contents New York bride's book, 1909, kept by Caroline Mintern(or Minturn) Hall, granddaughter of Julia Ward Howe, who was married June 9,1909, to Rev. Hugh Birckhead. Book is published in New York, 1902 and called "The Book of the Bride Elect."  Has columns for listing gifts, those who gave them , date of acknowledgment and others. Many of the gifts received were monogramed, some made by Tiffany & Co. and some gifts were exchanged. Includes gifts from Julia Ward Howe, Attorney General...