Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 113 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 00004
Scope and Contents Papers, 1937-1972, of Colonel Bonnie "Lane" Carlson, originally from Scotts Bluff, Nebraska. Colonel Lane Carlson was one of the first five female colonels in the United States Army. Primarily includes letters written to and from her parents throughout her life, beginning with her time at Sullins College in Bristol, Virginia, various military bases, postwar Japan and West Germany. Some of the topics discussed in the letters include base life during the war, the experience of a commissioned...
Identifier: SC 00780
Identifier: SC 00648
Scope and Contents Diary, 1944, of Bessie E. Carter, possibly of Roanoke or Montgomery County, Virginia. Includes information about her daily life, including the weather, helping with cooking breakfasts and dinners, cleaning, feeding hogs, and making fires. At the beginning and end of the volume there are notes that include the names of people she knew who came back from World War II and when they departed again. There is also a photograph of an unidentified elderly woman wearing black, with a hat and veil, with...
Identifier: SC 01146
Scope and Contents Contains one typed transcript of a diary as well as a scrapbook of photographs entitled "The Coffey Pot" by Ann Coffey for her daughter Ann Elaine Coffey. The diary gives an account of the daily life of Ann and Ann Elaine, from large events like Ann Elaine's birth, her first day of school, her adventures at camp, moving to different towns, and a family trip to Niagara Falls, to everyday occurrences including being bitten by the neighbor's scottie dog and getting a perm for her hair. The diary...
Identifier: SC 01121
Scope and Contents Kept by the wife of a U.S. military officer while stationed in Japan. At the beginning of the year, entries are made more regularly and mention daily social engagements, activities and appointments for the couple's two children and events. Much of the social life in Tokyo centered around the Washington Heights Club, of which a program is included.After the husband's promotion in March 1954, the family moved from Tokyo to a smaller town. After June, diary entries become less...
Identifier: Mss. 2009.188
Scope and Contents Two five-year diaries, 1912-1916 and 1931-1935, kept by Harriet G. Davis of Hanover and Nashua, New Hampshire. Recorded are comments about her work as nurse, daily household chores, weather, health, outings and social events. At the end of the 1912-1916 volume, Davis lists wedding presents received.
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....
Identifier: SC 00867
Scope and Contents Diaries, 1866-1867 and 1869, New Hampshire and Virginia of mother and daughter (Fannie Fuller?). The family lived near Laconia, N.H. and the mother spent part of 1866 in Virginia. Both women were textile workers and there is mentioning of work in a mill and working on socks in the house as well. The daughter's husband (Thomas Fuller?) seems to have worked in the textile mill, an iron mill and also raised livestock. Both diaries contain cash accounts which show expenses for food and textile...
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 care...
Identifier: SC 00785
Scope and Contents Two diaries, 1919-1921 and 1921-1922. In daily entries, writer records weather, chores and daily activities, church and social visits, health of friends and family, etc. At the end of each volume there are lists of deaths and weddings, and some accounts, one of which has the heading 'Ladies Aid.' Based on this particular account and on some of the activities described (like making jam for a neighbor) the writer was most likely a woman.In front of one volume, and also on...