Autograph album of Fannie S. Russell while she attended Kimball Union Academy in Meriden, New Hampshire during the spring term of 1857. Includes inscriptions and autographs of her friends. List of autographs included with album.
Autograph diary of Susannah Nourse who was a student at Bolton Seminary in Brooklyn, New York. Most entries are poems with some prose. Many entries are by Nourse's family. A list of autographs is included with the diary.
Scrapbook of Sarah M. Severance (b. 1835) documenting her visit to the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco, California through postcards and detailed description.
Diary, 1914-1918, of Harriet M. Shultz of Logansport, Indiana. Primarily focuses on her pregnancy, the birth of her daughter Jane, and her life after her daughter is born. Also includes information about her husband, Harry Shultz. There is also a negative of a man holding a baby, presumably Harry Shultz and Jane Shultz.
Diary, 1933-1937, of Bertha Spandauer, a teenager from Baltimore, Maryland. Primarily concerns her days at school and her social life, including people with whom she goes on dates. She also describes parties to which she goes and how much alcohol she drinks. She also describes an illness that she has and the steps taken to cure it, including pumping her stomach. She eventually becomes engaged to and marries Jules Mornstein in 1937.
Diary, 1898, of Sallie B. Taylor of Frenchtown, New Jersey. Primarily concerns her daily activities, which include time spent at work, sewing, events which she attends, and trips that she takes to see family and friends. Her trips take her to such places as Waldwick, New Jersey, to visit members of her family and New York City. There are also some ledger pages at the end of the volume which include lists of purchases Taylor made and their cost.
Diary, 1931, of Dorothy Vick, a sixteen year old woman living in Alta Vista, Iowa. Vick attended a Catholic school and attends her local church most Sundays. Entrires are typically a few sentences long and deal with the events of that day. Includes entries about dances which she attended, going to confession at her church, movies that she saw, and her relationships. Vick often writes that she wishes that she could write what she truly thinks and that she wishes she could lock her diary.
Diaries and scrapbooks, 1934-1997, of Eva L. Webb (1911-2007) of Corry, Pennsylvania. Diary entries vary in length and regularity and some years are skipped altogether. There are two scrapbooks consisting mainly of greeting cards and a few clippings, one for her wedding in May 1940 and the other for her hospitalization for appendicitis in 1941.
Diary, circa 1870s, of Vernon Gertrude Wilson. Includes poems and songs, presumably written by Vernon Gertrude Wilson. Many of the songs have religious themes, while others are about love and fidelity.
Five-Year diary, 1938-1942 of an Agnes Wullenwaber of Illinois. Brief daily entries describe the daily life of the author, including chores, work, and social life. The author also comments on the hardships of the Great Depression and the beginnings of World War II.
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