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Women--Diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 113 Collections and/or Records:

Mary H. Akin Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00870
Scope and Contents Diary of Mary H. Akin (b. circa 1835) of New Bedford, Massachusetts. She began her diary on October 7th, 1875 and ended it on August 20th, 1876. Entries comment on day-to-day occurences, family and social life. Some of the entries (going to Friends meetings) suggest that she may have been a Quaker. Also included is the description of a trip to Detroit and Chicago. For a listing of names mentioned in the diary and selected...

Mary Silbee Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00787
Scope and Contents Diary, 1833, of Mary Silbee. Contains aphorisms, poems, and other entries that typically address topics such as religion, love, and relationships. The journal entries are undated and fill the entire volume.

Muriel McCormick Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.779
Scope and Contents 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.

Mozelle DeVonne McNeil Papers, circa 1940-1960

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.594
Scope and Contents 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.

Cordie Meanley Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00139
Content Description Cordelia (Cordie) Meanley’s diary consists of two bound books. The smaller one consists of 184 pages, covering the period from August 1862 to November 1863 (Book 1). The larger one has about 220 pages, running from November 1863 to November 1871 (Book 2). In both books, there are some gaps between dates, despite Cordie Meanley’s declared intent on the first page “to keep a diary of my life.” Some pages reflect subsequent revisions or deletions. Generally, her diary...

Mrs. C. H. Morgan Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00725
Scope and Contents 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.

Florence Cavanaugh Morrison and Dora Helen Cavanaugh Kline Diaries

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.73
Scope and Contents Both women write about their activities with their family and friends in Rochester and Binghamton, New York.  Both include references to important local and national events. Florence Rachel Cavanaugh Morrison's diaries cover 1924, 1927-1929, while Dora Helen Cavanaugh Kline's diaries are from 1929-1930. Per Dora Kline's notation in the back of her 1930 diary, the Kavanaugh Family members are:  Father – Tim, Mother – Emma, First Child – Larry, Second Child – Florence, Third Child – Jack, Fourth...

Motor Trip Diary and Blanket

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Identifier: SC 00889
Scope and Contents Car trip diary, 1927-1934 and travel blanket of an unidentified woman. The diary records her trips in her Erskine Studebaker and later a new 1934 Ford. Includes are dates, miles, times and who accompanied her, as well as brief remarks. The following description was provided by the seller: "She writes of attending the 1927 Cleveland Industrial Exhibition and seeing the exhibit titled "The Tower Of Jewels" she attended ball games, boat races again, dances, camping, picnics,...

Eva M. Mountain Diary

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Identifier: SC 00826
Scope and Contents Diary, 1965-1969 of Eva M. Mountain (1915-1997) of Dover-Foxcroft, Maine. She described daily chores and social life of herself and her husband Clifton R. Mountain.  Eva Mountain worked at the Mayo Regional Hospital and included significant events at the hospital like deaths or births. She frequently mentions her son Stuart Rodney Mountain, who was attending college at Husson College. She also mentions local events and from time to time she comments on national and international occurrences....

Ann Lettice Murdoch Diary

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Identifier: SC 00833
Scope and Contents Diary of Ann Lettice Murdoch (1785-1865) of Frederick County, Maryland. She was the wife of Richard Potts (1786-1865). The diary contains a lot of entries of religious nature as well as aphorisms. In addition, Ann L. Murdoch frequently recorded deaths in her family and community - including the death of black servants - and of friends and family members in other states. She also talks about her church, local politics and mention Richard Potts' and other family members' professional...