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Abby Edwards Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00992
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1911-1913, of Abby Edwards of Riverside California. Includes information about Edwards' trips to the beach, her depression and treatments for it, people that she visited, and events she attended, among others. There is also a letter, 1897, from Frank Edwards to Abby that was tucked inside the diary.

Myrtle M. Weaver Alwine Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00403
Scope and Contents This collection contains the diary of Myrtle M. Weaver Alwine of Greeley, Colorado and Ontario, California. As the diary begins, Myrtle Weaver works at the home of Emmie William Henry Lindley, 539 West A Street, Ontario, California. William Lindley was successful in a variety of businesses, including land development, orange groves and insurance. Miss Weaver has moved to California from Greeley, Colorado about six months prior to the start of her diary in September, 1914. The diary describes...

Anonymous Diary with Hannah More Transcription, circa 1800-1810

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.087
Scope and Contents

Diary, circa 1800-1810, of an unknown author. Part of the diary is a transcription of a work by the conservative social reformer Hannah More (1745-1833), entitled "The Practical Use of Female Knowledge with Sketch of the Female Character and a Comparative View of Sesces (i.e. Sexes)."

Ball Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.674
Scope and Contents Papers, 1887-1976, of the Ball family, chiefly Hugh Ball and Mary Pierce Ball who operated a dairy farm in Vergennes, Vermont. Dairy farming account books and receipts are included in the collection. Mary Ball (née Mary Lucy Pierce) grew up in Shelbourne, Vermont and her eleven diaries, written between the ages of eighteen and thirty-two, detail the weather, social engagements, sewing projects, books read, school, and in the last diary, baby care. Also in the collection are...

Harlan H. Ballard, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.091
Scope and Contents Set of 5 journals and a few single letters, poems, postcards and photographs. The journals document vacations and visits to Harlan H. Ballard, Jr.'s  cabin, referred to in one of the journals as 'Arbutus Lodge.' Arbutus Lodge was located in Nichewaug, near Barr, both Worcester County, Massachusetts. The entries were written both by the host and guests and detail their visits and activities. Several of the volumes contain photographs. Some of the names mentioned are: ...

Barbara Booth Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00760
Scope and Contents Diaries, 1934-1939, of Barbara Booth of Rochester, New York. The first volume is an autograph and photograph album, with photographs of friends, and notes written to Booth. In the volume Booth states that she goes to Monroe High School.The second volume is a diary, 1935-1939, in which she records her daily life, activities she does with her friends, dances and other social events that she attends, and other activities. In the later entries she mentions her marriage to a man named...

Florence Barber Diary

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Identifier: SC 00834
Scope and Contents This diary was formerly described as an unattributed diary and entitled: Diary (Portsmouth, Va.), 1901, but has now been attributed to Florence Barber of Norfolk, Virginia. In brief daily entries she talks about the weather, chores, and social life, trips to town, church, attending meetings, etc. In August she went to visit churches and schools in Georgia and Alabama, like Atlanta University and Spelman College, both historically black schools. She also mentions teaching music, attending...

Blanche Luella Barhite Diaries

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.116
Scope and Contents

Diaries, 1904-1913, kept by Blanche Luella Barhite, who was 17 years old in 1904. Blanche records daily events and chores, and talks about social activities and family life. For brief excerpts from the diaries, provided by the seller, please navigate to the "Collection Organization" tab of this finding aid.

Alice W. Barker Poetry Journal

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00726
Scope and Contents

According to the bookplate, this journal seems to have belonged to Alice W. Barker and contains poems, prayers and other writings as well as clippings of poems and writings.

Violet L. Barnett Diaries

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.504
Scope and Contents Diaries of Violet Laughead Barnett (d. 1972) of West Chester, Pennsylvania for the years 1931-1972 (with the exceptions of 1967 and 1968). Violet Barnett was a homemaker and had two children, Ethel and Earl. Daily entries cover chores, weather, family and social life. There is also the occasional comment on national and international events. Violet Barnett was very engaged in church activities and a member of several chapters of the National Grange. Also included are a few newspapers...

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