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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...
Dates: 1846-1861

Diaries (Southwest Virginia)

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Identifier: SC 00785
Scope and Contents Two diaries, 1919-1921 and 1921-1922. In daily entries, writer records weather, chores and daily activities, church and social visits, health of friends and family, etc. At the end of each volume there are lists of deaths and weddings, and some accounts, one of which has the heading 'Ladies Aid.' Based on this particular account and on some of the activities described (like making jam for a neighbor) the writer was most likely a woman.In front of one volume, and also...
Dates: 1919-1922

Diaries (Washington, D.C. and Va.)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.003
Scope and Contents Diaries, 1925 and 1928 of an unidentified Southern Railway employee, who worked in a Washington, D.C. office.  Entries cover family, health, social life, weather, food, work, and trips in and around Washington D.C., Maryland and Virginia.  The writer was a member of the Brotherhood of American Railway Engineers. Some of the entries are rather detailed and give a good impression of the daily life of a mid-level office employee at the time. Also included are notes made by a...
Dates: 1925, 1928

Diary and accounts (Lisbon Falls, Me.)

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Identifier: SC 00824
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1881, of  a Singer Sewing Machines salesman from Lisbon Falls, Maine. Describes daily activities, work-related and private. Accounts are kept in back of diary.

For a more detailed description and excerpts, provided by the seller, see item description below.

Dates: 1881

Diary and Accounts (Staunton, Va.)

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Identifier: SC 00869
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Diary, 1884, 1979-1981, of a unidentified woman, who made daily entries of everyday occurrences, like weather, temperatures, visits to town, meeting with friends and business people, doctors' visits, shopping trips. There are a few miscellaneous notes and expenses and addresses listed in the back.

The volume itself was printed in 1876 and the first few pages contain account-type entries dating from 1884.

Dates: 1884, 1979-1981

Diary (Baltimore, Maryland)

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Identifier: SC 00770
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Diary, 1866, of an unidentified woman from Baltimore, Maryland. Includes information about her daily activities, many of which were spent at her home. Also mentions people that she meets, events that she attends, and places that she goes, including Liberty, North Carolina.

Dates: 1866

Diary (Binghampton, NY)

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Identifier: SC 00813
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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.

Dates: 1933-1946

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.

Dates: 1893

Diary (Brooklyn, NY)

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00821
Scope and Contents Diary, 1935, of a teenage boy of Brooklyn, New York. Daily diary entries record school and leisure activities, holidays, chores performed and the occasional comment on local or national events. He mentions that his family owned a beauty parlor and observed Jewish holidays.He first attended Ultrecht High School and then transferred to Samuel J. Tilden High School. He seemed to have done well in school and enjoyed playing the violin. He mentions library visits and reading, frequent...
Dates: 1935

Diary (Colfax, Washington)

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Identifier: SC 00955
Scope and Contents

Diary, circa 1930s, of a teenager named Darlene from Colfax, Washington. She discusses such topics as relationships, friends, movies she watches, and events which she attends, among other items. She also describes her activity as a baton twirler.  For excerpts provided by the seller, click on the Finding Aid link below.

Dates: circa 1930s

Diary (Connecticut)

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01338
Scope and Contents

Five-year diary, 1945-1949 by an unidentified author. The entries describe activities typical of a homemaker, which suggests that the writer was a woman.

Entries were made on a daily basis and describe weather, cooking and baking, social visits, health, trips, etc.  Although no place of residence is given, place names mentioned in the entries like Bridgewater, Bridgeport, Terryville, New Haven, and Roxbury, suggest Connecticut as the writer's state of residence.

Dates: 1945-1949

Diary (Israel)

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00836
Scope and Contents Diary, 1933-1934 of a young Austrian who emigrated to Palestine in 1933. The name, age and gender of the writer could not be determined. The entries documenting life in Tel Aviv are very detailed and describe daily experiences with search for housing and jobs, economic situation, social life, etc. The author also writes about being ill and hospitalized with typhus. There are references to being homesick and of writing to parents and relatives frequently. The work situation is tenuous...
Dates: 1933-1934

Diary (Massachusetts)

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Identifier: SC 00859
Scope and Contents This information has been provided by the seller and has not been verified:"Marquette diary and daily reminder/a page a day for 1939. Handwritten with info of what this person did each day, weather, shopping etc. I have read a few pages--it is interesting. May 22 was this persons birthday--born may 22, 1862 and it's states 'I feel pretty good.' 77 years old. Pages are tight to the binding and in good condition. There are a few loose notes as to grocery shopping etc. and some...
Dates: 1939

Diary (Michigan)

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Identifier: SC 00946
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Diary, 1921, written by a young man who lived in or near Fowlerville, Livingston County, Michigan. From entries in the diary it can be concluded that he was a railroad worker who lived with his parents on their farm. In brief daily entries he mentions which work he did on the farm and on the railroad, other chores around the house, the health of is mother, the weather, etc.

For excerpts from the diary, provided by the seller, see folder link below.

Dates: 1921

Diary (Middlesex County, Ma.)

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Identifier: SC 00854
Scope and Contents Diary of an unidentified young man of Middlesex County, Ma., who was a landscaper and a fireman. The following description was provided by the seller: "He writes of hearing the fire alarms go off, rushing to the fires and the details of putting it out ....he writes of town meetings he attends and of the discussions at those meetings, landscaping projects he works on, listening to football games, talking to his father about going to college, descriptions of people in the town,...
Dates: 1929

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.

Dates: 1867

Diary (New York State)

 Collection
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:...
Dates: 1890

Diary on Dating

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00791
Scope and Contents

Diary, circa 1920s, of an unknown woman, possibily with the last name Jackson, entitled "Dates." Contains the names of men with whom she went on dates as well as some of the activities in which they participated. There is also information about the time that she would arrive home from these dates, as well as her opinion of how each of them went.

Dates: circa 1920s

Diary (Pittsford, New York)

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1862-1866

Diary (Tennessee)

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00947
Scope and Contents

Diary of an unidentified man, probably a preacher from the Wartrace, Tennessee area. Daily entries are mostly detailed. The writer seems to have moved around frequently, visiting different houses and communities. For excerpts, provided by the seller, see folder link below.

Dates: 1919

Diary (Tompkins County, New York)

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1866

Dixie Hound Kennels Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00718
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1926, written to the Dixie Hound Kennels of Herrick, Illinois. Both letters are inquiries about purchasing coondogs from the Dixie Hound Kennels, one sent from Pennsylvania and the other sent from Arkansas. Dixie Hound Kennels sent at least one dog out on a 10 day trial.

Dates: 1926

Documenting Life During COVID-19 collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00326
Scope and Contents

Collection includes social media posts, music recitals, podcasts, video recordings, digital photographs, self-portraiture, original music compositions, poetry, personal journal entries, and other materials created by members of the William & Mary and the greater Williamsburg community in response to the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020.

Dates: 2020 March - ongoing

Dodie Bailey Diary

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Identifier: SC 00981
Scope and Contents

Diary of Dodie Bailey of Bailey's Cross Roads, Virginia, near Falls Church. She began the diary when she was 14 years old and ended it in 1933 when she was 21 years old.

She talks of her social life which includes dates, dances, swimming, movies, drives, church, family events and school - but mostly about boys.

Diary is bound with a clasp, but the pages are loose. Pages appear to be from different diaries. Key to diary is included.

Dates: 1924-1933

William Dowd letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01824
Scope and Contents

Dowd described his first trip to Paris. He calls the French "wine drinking" and "frog eating." The ship made an unscheduled trip to Cowes. He had a rift with customs over cigars. He saw a map in a window which showed his home address of College Place and Murray St. The Church Madaleine is the most magnificent edifice. Paris women show more of their legs than American women. He must write letter to Lyman Cooke.

Dates: 1851 November 4

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Michael Brown Rare Books, LLC 2
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Peninsula News (Toano, Va.) 2
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Phi Beta Kappa. Virginia Alpha (College of William and Mary) 2
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