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Jennie Gore Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00173
Scope and Contents

Diaries, 1941 and 1962, of Jennie Gore, a teacher from Wartrace, Tennessee. Includes brief entries about her daily life, including work matters, people with which she met, and her daily activities. The 1941 diary also includes information about a road trip through Canada and the East Coast of the United States.

Bertha Ellithorpe Greaves Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00156
Scope and Contents Diaries, 1894-1950, of Bertha Ellithorpe Greaves of West Stafford, Connecticut. The first volume is an autograph book, circa 1890s, from when Greaves was in high school, and contains the autographs and addresses of schoolmates, friends, and neighbors. There is also a hospital diary, 1942, from Greaves' stay in Johnson Memorial Hospital in Stafford Springs, Connecticut. Includes the name of her doctor, her nurses, and a list of visitors. Finally, there are diaries, 1936-1950, which include...

Gregory Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00027
Scope and Contents The Gregory Family papers follow the family of Virginia Governor John Munford Gregory and wife Amanda Wallace through three generations with letters dating from the 1820’s to the 1920’s. Most items are letters between family members and grant insight into the daily activities and concerns of the Gregory family. The collection also includes correspondence between members of the Gregory family and other acquaintances, including members of the John Tyler family. While most letters are of a...

Hamilton Family Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2009.139 and 2011.520
Scope and Contents

Papers pertaining to the Hamilton Family of Norge, James City County, Virginia and related families. Among the formats included are diaries, scrapbooks,  correspondence, Norge High School records, church records, photographs, slides, CD-Roms, certificates, financial records, a Langley Air Force base photo album, and news clippings and ephemera.

Katherine Hamilton Diary

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Identifier: SC 00651
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1890-1897, of Katherine Hamilton of Shreveport, Louisiana. The first part of the diary details a trip that Hamilton took to Europe aboard the steamship Scythia, from June 1890 to September 1890. The next part of her diary details a trip that Hamilton took to New Orleans in December 1892. The rest of the diary includes very brief entries about particular days, including when she visited Chicago for the World's Fair in 1893.

Lydia H. Hart Papers

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Identifier: SC 00831
Scope and Contents Diary, 1823-1830, 1875 and loose papers 1813, 1831, and undated of Lydia H. Hart of Richmond, Virginia and later Walden, Orange County, New York. The Diary was started by Lydia H. Hart, the wife of Reverend William H. Hart, who was the rector of St. John’s Church in Richmond, VA and later St. Andrews Church in Walden, New York. Diary entries include day-to-day activities and meetings with local neighbors and church patron’s. These neighbors included Elizabeth Van Lew and her parents, which...

M.L. Higgins Diary

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Identifier: SC 00674
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1862, of M.L. Higgins of Connecticut. She was born on 11 March 1813 and her occupation seems to include teaching women how to make bouquets and wreathes out of hair. Entries relate to her daily activities, which primarily concern her daughter Alice and Alice's husband Frederick. Also includes stories about injured and dead soldiers coming back from the Civil War.

Hilda Haworth Diary

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Identifier: SC 01437
Scope and Contents Diary, September 1942 to December 1943, of Hilda Haworth, a resident of Guernsey who, during WWII, was deported by the German army to a POW camp in Dorsten, Germany and later transferred to the POW camp Lindele in Biberach, Germany. Discusses the daily life in the camp, including food and accommodations, being separated from her children, illnesses, entertainment, different gender roles within the camp, anxiety about children who were left behind, excitement about mail, parcels from the Red...

Nellie M. Hill Diaries

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Identifier: MS 00184
Scope and Contents

Contains diaries written by Nellie M. Hill of Fitchburg and Groton, MA. Entries include information about the weather, visitors, and her daily activities. Also included are cash account ledgers at the end of each diary.

Frances G. Hoppin Papers

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Identifier: MS 00121-Mss. Acc. 2007.108
Scope and Contents The papers, 1917-1918 of Frances G. Hoppin who opened the Red Cross Grenelle Dispensary in Paris, France in 1917, which was one of about 30 civilian dispensaries administered by the Red Cross in Paris at that time. This accession consists of both personal papers and records relating to the dispensary. Included are two journals in which Frances Hoppin recorded both her personal experiences as well as business items relating to the dispensary.  Also included is a 3-page report on...

Ida Marion Gilliam Diaries

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Identifier: MS 00213
Scope and Contents

Diaries, 1905-1915, of Ida Marion Gilliam, who lived in or around Prince Edward County, Virginia. There are references to the Jamestown Exposition of 1907 and Haley's Comet. Describes her family's life on a tobacco farm, her school life, church life, and social events.

Ingeborg Hartmann Diary

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Identifier: SC 01127
Scope and Contents This volume is a combination of printed calendar, yearbook and diary, kept by Ingeborg Hartmann (b. 1919). It is titled "Der Merker, Jugendjahrbuch des BDU" and was published by the "Verlag des Volksbundes fuer das Deutschtum im Ausland," Berlin. The printed content is propaganda supporting the German national-socialist regime and its politics, and contains a photograph of and quotations by Adolf Hitler. Other printed content are short articles about ethnic German communities abroad, ...

Anna Lou Jose Papers, 1905-1936, 1964

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.298
Scope and Contents Papers, 1905-1936, of Anna Lou Jose on her trips through Europe. Includes details about the sea journey to Europe as well as details of her daily activities and places visited. Also includes information about the first three days of the 1936 Summer Olympics, held in Berlin. There is also ephemera that was tucked into one of Jose's diaries from her travels. Also includes an expense book from 1905 to 1906 as well as an undated address book. Finally, there is a diary of an unknown person, dated...

Lisa Karlin Diary

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Identifier: SC 00676
Scope and Contents Diary, 1967, of Lisa Karlin, a young woman on a trip to Israel and Syria. Primarily concerns the places that she visited each day, which include the University of Tel-Aviv, a "Yemonite village," a kibbutz, and a mosque. Karlin also says that they were taken "unofficially" into Syria, where they saw destruction caused by the Six Day War, including destroyed tanks and guns. There are also drawings of Jewish religious symbols throughout the volume. Finally, there is an itinerary at the...

Kay Walrath Diaries

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Identifier: SC 00749
Scope and Contents

Contains diaries, 1956-1957, of Kay Walrath, a nurse. Diaries contain entries about her daily life, her Catholicism, going to confession, and other matters.

Ruth Daisy Lamon Diary

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Identifier: SC 01123
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1935 of Ruth Daisy Lamon of North Adams, Massachusetts. Ruth Lamon attended Drury High School and was a member of the class of 1936. In daily entries, some of which are rather detailed, she talks about her activities, school, social life and sports. Includes a playbill for a high school play.

Lena Leidigh Diary

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Identifier: SC 00855
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1928-1930 of Lena Leidigh of Ashland, Ashland County, Ohio. In daily entries Lena Leidigh describes her household chores and activities of her husband and children, their social life and local events.

For a more detailed description, provided by the seller, see folder link below.

Lyla Sivesind Diary

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Identifier: SC 00722
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1938-1958, of Lyla Sivesind of Minnesota. Sivesind went on four separate missionary trips: in 1938 to France, Germany, Sweden, Denmark, and Norway; in 1940 to Hawaii and locations in Asia; in 1948 to Egypt and Italy; and her final trip is to Italy and Israel.

Margaret Hudson Diary

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Identifier: SC 00744
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1886, of Margaret Hudson on her trip to the 1886 Liverpool Exposition in England. The first 20 pages of the volume are diary entries, while the rest is a journal of expenses and notes.

Maria Boller Diary

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Identifier: SC 01128
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1813-circa 1820s, of Maria Boller of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It seems that she may have lived in Gothic Mansion on Chestnut Street in Philadelphia; a reproduction of an engraving of that house is included. Includes essays entitled "Disappointments," "Education," and "Religion," as well as copies of letters written to friends.

Helen Liszka Marx Diaries

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Identifier: SC 01184
Scope and Contents

The diaries of Helen Liszka Marx are two notepads, one with personal information such as poems and addresses, and the other a diary of her travels from Chicago to Ohio, Vermont, Oklahoma, and Missouri from June 1935 to August 1936.

Mary E. Anderson Diaries

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Identifier: SC 01340
Scope and Contents

Diaries, 1900 and 1912, of Mary E. Anderson of Alleghany and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In daily entries she talks about chores, social visits, church, collecting books for 'Mrs. Booker T. Washington's club for colored women.'

Also included are 2 news clippings regarding predictions made by clairvoyants and one clipping with a recipe for facial cream. There is also a postcard featuring Betty Springer as well as well as a calling card with her name on it.

Mary Frances Bean Stewart Diary

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Identifier: SC 00783
Scope and Contents Travel diary of Mary Frances Bean Stewart, recording a car trip she took with her husband Robert Stewart from Contra Costa, California to Nashville, Tennessee from June to August, 1953. Returning via Chicago, Illinois and Park Rapids, Michigan, the Stewarts crossed a total of 17 states, visiting relatives, sites and shopping for antiques. Includes list of antiques purchased on the trip and recipes collected in the southern states. The following description was...

Mary H. Akin Diary

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Identifier: SC 00870
Scope and Contents Diary of Mary H. Akin (b. circa 1835) of New Bedford, Massachusetts. She began her diary on October 7th, 1875 and ended it on August 20th, 1876. Entries comment on day-to-day occurences, family and social life. Some of the entries (going to Friends meetings) suggest that she may have been a Quaker. Also included is the description of a trip to Detroit and Chicago. For a listing of names mentioned in the diary and selected...

Mary Silbee Diary

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Identifier: SC 00787
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1833, of Mary Silbee. Contains aphorisms, poems, and other entries that typically address topics such as religion, love, and relationships. The journal entries are undated and fill the entire volume.

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