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

 Collection
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...

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, 1951-1980

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Identifier: 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....

Diaries (Livingston County, N.Y.)

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Identifier: SC 01330
Scope and Contents Diaries, 1846-1861, of an unidentified woman of Lakeville, Livingston County in New York State. Other place names mentioned most frequently: East Avon, Albion and Lima and Lakeville Rd. in Avon. The writers mentions the last names of her relatives as Stevens, Jones and Hicks. She also has a sister named Nancy and a brother Charles. The writers describes her chores, like candle making, soap making, spinning and weaving and social calls, health and medical treatments and taking...

Diary (Binghampton, NY)

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Identifier: SC 00813
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1933-1937 of an unidentified woman who lived with her husband and two sons outside Binghampton, New York. Brief daily entries described chores, social visits, family events, etc.

The back of the diary was used to record births and deaths from circa 1930s-1946.

Diary (Bowens Corners, New York)

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Identifier: SC 00774
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1893, of an unknown member of the Kellogg family of Bowens Corners, New York. Includes details of their family, their tobacco farm, farming in general, visitors that they entertained, trips that they took, and other matters of daily life.

Diary (New York)

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Identifier: SC 00755
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1867, of an unknown teenager in New York. Includes information on his personal life, work on a farm, lectures that he attends, and a traveling exhibition show that he joins, led by Captain G. Williams.

Diary (New York State)

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Identifier: SC 00814
Scope and Contents Diary of an unidentified woman, who lived in upstate New York with her husband, a teacher and her family. The back of the volume contains household accounts of money earned and spent, as well as a brief list of books read. The daily diary entries are brief and record weather, her and her husband's chores and work, illnesses, births, and deaths in the community. The following listing of place names and personal names mentioned in the diary was provide by the seller:...

Diary (Pittsford, New York)

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Identifier: SC 01039
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1862-1866, of an unknown woman from Pittsford, New York. Contains brief entries, often a sentence or less, about her activities for each day. Includes accounts of things that she buys, sewing, cooking, cleaning, a sickness that she has, and other matters.

Diary (Tompkins County, New York)

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Identifier: SC 00905
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1866, of an unidentified teenager or young man from Tompkins Co., New York. In brief daily entries he mentions living at home, helping his father, working at the mill, going to school and to "the institute", working on the farm, and doing miscellaneous repair jobs.

Mary L. Gilbert Diaries

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Identifier: MS 00175
Scope and Contents

Diaries, 1902-1910, of Mary L. Gilbert of Watertown, New York. Gilbert lives with her widowed mother, and describes events such as spending time on a yacht, spending winters in rented homes and cottages in Florida, and meetings with dignitaries, including members of the Cuban armed forces. There are also descriptions of people with whom she meets, events which she attends, and world events, such as the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake.

Granshue Club Records

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.644
Scope and Contents Contains a minute book, ledger, and other material created and collected by the Granshue Club, a private hunting and fishing camp located near Potsdam, New York. The minute book provides information on the administration of the organization, while the ledger contains financial information about the organization, including a list of members of the club and how much they have paid in dues over the years. The records also consist of correspondence to and from the club, including a memorandum...

Caroline Minturn Hall Bride's Gift Book

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Identifier: SC 00661
Scope and Contents New York bride's book, 1909, kept by Caroline Mintern(or Minturn) Hall, granddaughter of Julia Ward Howe, who was married June 9,1909, to Rev. Hugh Birckhead. Book is published in New York, 1902 and called "The Book of the Bride Elect."  Has columns for listing gifts, those who gave them , date of acknowledgment and others. Many of the gifts received were monogramed, some made by Tiffany & Co. and some gifts were exchanged. Includes gifts from Julia Ward Howe, Attorney...

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...

Richard E. Herbster Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2012.291
Scope and Contents

Unpublished manuscripts, circa 2000s, of Richard E. Herbster of Falconer, New York. Contains four unpublished manuscripts that make up the Glencree Quartet. The books are "Glencree," which consists of three volumes; "Queen Jane," which consists of two volumes; "The Sun Singer," which consists of two volumes; and "Next Year In Jerusalem," which consists of one volume. Each of the volumes is comb bound.

Horace Shepardson Diary

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Identifier: SC 00756
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1866, of Horace Shepardson of Bainbridge, New York. At the front of the volume is an 8 page printed account entitled "Memorable Events in the Secession Rebellion together with Fluctuations in the Price of Gold," which gives a timeline of events during the Civil War. There is also entries which detail Horace Shepardson's life, including his travels throughout the state, his work on farms, and singing school, among others.

Houstater Family Papers

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Identifier: MS 00246
Scope and Contents Papers of the Houstater Family, primarily of Henry Houstater (1837-1862) and Harriet (Hattie) Houstater (1842-1931) of New York State. The collection was held by Harriet Houstater. After her death, her sister Sarah Houstater owned it.The collection includes the papers of Henry F. Houstater, a Democrat who enlisted in the Union Army in 1861. It also contains the papers of several Houstater family members. Henry F. Houstater's papers (1840s-1862) include political speeches and...

Katherine Anne Porter Letter

 Collection — Container: Small Collections Box 116
Identifier: SC 01702
Content Description

A two page letter from Katherine Anne Porter to Douglas Watson. She states that she hopes they can meet after seeing a play they are collaborating on.

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