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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.
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, 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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.