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.
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, 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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Future accruals expected.
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.
Letter from E.G.G. to Lucy Burwell Page, [Williamsburg] giving news of the College of William and Mary and Williamsburg, Virginia. January 16, 1827, January 27, 1827. The President introduced new William and Mary students to the town people.
Diaries, 1937-1941, of Peter Isaac East, a railroad worker from Terre Haute, Indiana. Primarily includes entries related to his work for the New York Central Railroad Company. For more detailed description provided by the seller, click on the Finding Aid link below.
Papers, Photographs, scrapbooks, and house plans from Edgar and Beth Rossheim. There are also magazine clippings, design inspirations, and progress of the construction that was collected as the Rossheim's built their home in the Kingsmill Community of Williamsburg. Additionally, there is a large scrapbook maintained by Beth and her family documenting her birth and childhood as well as her activities and involvement with the Temple Beth El Synagogue in Williamsburg, Va.
Scrapbook of Edna Brue of Parker, South Dakota, documenting her travels via Chicago to the New York World Fair. Other places visited include Atlantic City, Washington, D.C. and Virginia. The scrapbook also includes mementos relating to events in South Dakota and news clippings of national and international events.
Scrapbooks, 1869-1911, belonging to H. Theodore Ellyson and possibly other family members which contains newspaper clippings, of letters to the Richmond Dispatch by H. Theo[dore] Ellyson, correspondent, mentioning guests and social events and Rockbridge Alum Springs [Rockbridge County], Va., personal correspondence and a few prints.
Unbound scrapbooks of Marilyn Miller Entwisle and John Entwisle documenting life at William & Mary between 1940-1944. The primary focus of the scrapbooks is on sorority and fraternity activities. Included are playbills, dance cards, pins from William & Mary and VMI, personal photographs of spring break trips, and an essay about life in Barrett Hall dorm.