Diaries and photographs, 1937-1949, of Muriel McCormick. McCormick was a staff member at the United States embassy in Paris, France, from 1945-1946, and much of the collection chronicles her travels through Europe.
Papers, circa 1940s-1960s, of Mozelle DeVonne McNeil, includes correspondence, photographs, diaries, educational records, newspaper and magazine clippings, and other ephemera. These papers represent a view of everyday life in mid-twentieth century America from the perspective of a soldier's wife.
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)."
Detailed diary, kept by Mrs. C.H. Morgan of Bristol, Tennessee, and Sirocco, Kentucky, 1904-1914, detailing daily life, church activities, school commencement, a trip to the St. Louis Fair, and the death of one of her children in 1909.
Paper is very brittle and there are many loose pages.
Diary, circa 1890-1910, of Olive Baldwin of Honolulu, Hawaii. Baldwin was the wife of Charles Baldwin, principal of Kaahumanu School. She describes her social life and life at the school.
Papers, 1920s-1941, of Coral Patridge of New York, New York. Includes a travel diary of a trip she took by train from New York to New Mexico in the 1920s. Also includes 29 photographic prints, 9 of which feature New York City; some of the photographs also have descriptive information on the back. There is also an address book, a postcard sent from Germany, and a card with the history of the name "Patridge."
Diary, 1927-1928, of Eliza Porter. Topics include the weather, temperature, and a brief record of her daily activities. The end of the diary includes a record of financial transactions, including the purchase of a car.
Diary, 1934, of Marie Rifenburg of Rhinebeck, New York. Primarily concern her day to day activities, which often take place with a person named Elmer. She mentions many trips "after supper" to a place called The Hill Top. Many entries also concerns various movies which Rifenburg went to see, often including their names, the names of actors and actresses in the movie, as well as her opinions on them. There are also three advertisements for movies that were clipped out of local newspapers.
Diaries, 1886-1890, of Rosa C. Uebner of Gloversville, New York. Uebner was a servant and housekeeper for the family of Tallmadge Parson. Her diaries describe her daily life, including cleaning that she performed, sewing, laundry, and other activities. Also includes a drawing of a formal dress.
Diary, 1928, of Sybil Marie Rossman, a nurse at several hosptials in upstate New York.
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