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Women--Diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 113 Collections and/or Records:

Olive Baldwin Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00754
Scope and Contents Diary, circa 1890-1910, of Olive Baldwin of Honolulu, Hawaii. Baldwin was the wife of Charles Baldwin, principal of Kaahumanu School. She describes her social life and life at the school.

Olmstead Family Diaries

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.295
Scope and Contents Diaries of the Olmstead family of Orville, New York ranging from 1878 - 1960. The diaries are predominantly by Ida Olmstead, but there are also diaries by her husband, Arthur Olmstead, her son, Fred Olmstead, and her daughter-in-law, Ruby Olmstead. These diaries primarily give information about the weather, the Olmstead family, friends, local events, and interactions with other residents of Orville. In addition to the diaries, there are two ledgers which presumably deal with Arthur Olmstead's...

Lynne O'Neill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00186
Scope and Contents Papers, 1955-1975, of Lynne O'Neill, a stripper and burlesque dancer. Includes correspondence, notes, newspaper clippings and printed material. There is also a diary containing what seems to be the first seven pages of a draft of a book that O'Neill was writing; it includes her opinion on salaries and the death of a performer named Eve Addams. The notes include a list of incidents, including her near rape, and a list of questions that she may have wanted to address in her book.

Coral Patridge Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01151
Scope and Contents Papers, 1920s-1941, of Coral Patridge of New York, New York. Includes a travel diary of a trip she took by train from New York to New Mexico in the 1920s.  Also includes 29 photographic prints, 9 of which feature New York City; some of the photographs also have descriptive information on the back.  There is also an address book, a postcard sent from Germany, and a card with the history of the name "Patridge."

Pocket Diaries of Merchant's Wife

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Identifier: SC 01548
Scope and Contents Three pocket diaries written in 1869-1870 and 1874. The first diary, from 1869, focuses on the writer's daily life in Massachusetts. She writes about her activities such as music lessons, visits from friends, commemorating the anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, attending lectures at the Ladies' Physiological Institute, going to the Anti-Slavery Convention at the Horticultural Hall, and seeing photograph exhibits. She also mentions writing letters to Erastus, who has gone to San...

Nell J. Poehlmann Diaries

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Identifier: SC 00646
Scope and Contents Diaries, 1947-1948 and 1952, of Nell J. Poehlmann of Petaluma, California. The 1947 diary primarily concerns the trip of Poehlmann and her husband Max Poehlmann from San Francisco to Buenos Aires by going through the Strait of Magellan. Poehlmann then spends a month and a half in Buenos Aires before returning to San Franscisco by going through the Caribbean Sea and the Panama Canal. The 1952 diary concerns Poehlmann's trip to Mexico City, the people with which she travels, and the activities in...

Eliza Porter Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01056
Scope and Contents Diary, 1927-1928, of Eliza Porter. Topics include the weather, temperature, and a brief record of her daily activities. The end of the diary includes a record of financial transactions, including the purchase of a car.

Maude M. Presslor Papers, 1913-1972

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.593
Scope and Contents This collection contains the diaries, correspondence, and biographic material of Maude M. (Mathas) Presslor (1898-1972) of Montezuma, Indiana from 1913-1970. Earlier papers and material relate to Presslor's life as a teenager and young adult during the World War I period. Letters from friends serving in France and a baby book detailing the early years of her three children, Betty Jean (Presslor) Montgomery, Frank Richard Presslor, and David Lowell Presslor, date from this period. Later papers...

Marie Rifenburg Diary

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Identifier: SC 00689
Scope and Contents Diary, 1934, of Marie Rifenburg of Rhinebeck, New York. Primarily concern her day to day activities, which often take place with a person named Elmer. She mentions many trips "after supper" to a place called The Hill Top. Many entries also concerns various movies which Rifenburg went to see, often including their names, the names of actors and actresses in the movie, as well as her opinions on them. There are also three advertisements for movies that were clipped out of local newspapers.

Rogers-Angevine Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.047, 2009.080, 2009.173
Scope and Contents This collection consists diaries of mother and daughters from New York (State). There are seven diaries of Lidorna A. Rogers, 1895-1896, 1896-1897, 1900-1901, 1912 and 1914-1915, and five diaries of her daughter Una L. Angevine for the years 1916 and 1921-1923. Acc. 2009.047 consists of two diaries, 1902-1903, 1904,  of L. A. Rogers (Lidorna A. Rogers) living near Maine, New York.  Many of her entries deal with weaving, particularly carpets and curtains.  Other entries concern...