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6th Battery of Binghamton, N.Y. Veterans Minute Book

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Identifier: MS 00190
Scope and Contents Minute book, 1871-1911 of the 28th Brigade, Battery A, (Binghamton, N.Y.), which later became the 6th Battery (3rd and 4th Division).Entries are for regular monthly as well as special meetings and detail resolutions, motions made, changes to bylaws and reports of the finance, entertainment and library committees. Activities included, among others, concerts, annual dances and receptions, and 4th of July celebrations.Recorded are names of members, officers, and the deaths...

Account Ledger and Diary (Upstate New York)

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Identifier: SC 01038
Scope and Contents One bound volume that includes both an account ledger and a diary from a family in Upstate New York. The first part of the volume provides handwritten accounts for what appears to be a general store, while the rest of the volume contains a diary of daily life written by more than one person, maybe a family. The name Patterson seems to be featured in a lot of the diary entries and accounts. Some of the topics discussed in the diary section include trips taken, personal health, married life,...

Adair's Club Minute Book

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Identifier: SC 00639
Scope and Contents Minute book, 1942, of the Adair's Club of Brooklyn, New York. Includes details of the invitation of new members to the club, induction of new members, planning of events, and events held by the club. Events typically include card games, food, and socializing. There is also discussion of former members and their reasons for leaving the club. Meetings were usually held in the homes of various members.

James W. Alexander Letter to Dr. J. L. Cabell

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Identifier: SC 00160
Scope and Contents Letter from James W. Alexander, New York, New York with "Seacombe" heading, to his Uncle, Dr.  J.L. Cabell about his daughter' Bessy's wedding and family news.  November 6, 1887.  Some pages missing.

Barbara Booth Diaries

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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...

Hester Barrows Diaries

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Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2011.150
Scope and Contents Diaries, 1951-1980, of Hester Barrows of Fulton, New York. Diary entries include information about her daily life, her travels, weather, activities she participated in with friends, and other events.

Ivan M. Baxter Diary

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Identifier: SC 00838
Scope and Contents Diary, 1914 of Ivan M. Baxter (b. 1896) of Smithville, Chenango County, New York. He appears to live on a farm where his family raises cattle and farms wheat and corn. Baxter, who was 17 at the time he wrote in this diary, describes daily work (e.g. helping with cattle, splitting wood, farming), weather and leisure activities such as church, dating, sleigh riding, cattle drives, automobile racing and dances. His daily income is recorded in the back of the diary.

Birdsall and Lockman Family Papers

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Identifier: SC 00996
Scope and Contents Diaries and letters, 1860-1878, of Celia Birdsall and her uncle Ephraim Lockman. Diaries date from 1872 and 1878 and were written by Celia Birdsall; in them, she details her personal life, funerals, what she did each day, and friends with which she met. The letters date 1860-1870 and were written by Ephraim Lockman. In them, he discusses his work, opening his own doctor's practice, and his location in the city of Buffalo, New York. Lockman graduated from Western Reserve Medical School. There...

George W. Chesbrough Diary

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Identifier: SC 01024
Scope and Contents Diary, 1851, of George W. Chesbrough, a Methodist minister from Niagara County, New York. Concerns Chesbrough's teaching of sabbath school, preaching, and attendence at religious conferences along the Lake Erie coast. Also details the people with whom he met, primarily other ministers, Bible passages upon which he wrote sermons, and the chores he did.

Mildred Deyo Diaries

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Identifier: MS 00124
Scope and Contents This collection contains the diaries of Mildred Deyo (1884-1982) of Newburgh, New York. The entries describe her daily life, social activities, travels, and in some cases views on social and political issues.At the time she wrote her diaries, Mildred Deyo lived at home with her father and sister. The family was well-off; Mildred did not have to work. She is on the board of directors of a Day Nursery, puts on fundraisers, and regularly spends time at the local tennis club....