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New York (State)--Social life and customs

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

Horace Shepardson Diary

 Collection
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...

Lillie A. Waterman Diaries

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Identifier: MS 00185
Scope and Contents This information was provided by the seller and has not been verified: "Two diaries, 1913-1914, written by Lillie A. Waterman of Earlville, New York. Her husband was Warren D. Waterman.  Lillie Waterman lived in several places in Upstate NY, including Utica, Waterville, and Graycraft. She was about 40 when writing these diaries. Lillie married Warren on January 5th, 1898. In the early years of their marriage I believe her husband worked at the Utica State Hospital also...

Ella Lockwood Diary

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Identifier: SC 00819
Scope and Contents Diary, 1874 kept by a girl in southwest Albany, New York. Ella Lockwood was 11 when she started the diary, and turned 12 on 27 August, 1874. The entry for that day reads: "Miss Ella Lockwood's birthday today. 12 years old. Went to school today, didn't get whiped [sic] either." Her entries are brief and record the weather, school days, meals and family members' illnesses. She also records her chores, visitors to the house, work done by family members and other around the house, gifts...

Manuscripts - People and Family Names

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.2 Man3a
Scope and Contents An artificial collection of papers created from material acquired during the 1930's and 1940's.  Mostly letters, financial records, published material and official records of individuals in Virginia and elsewhere.  Includes documents and signatures of well known people, such as Benjamin Harrison, John Randolph and Franklin D. Roosevelt. Documents from this collection are currently being transferred to the Small Collection  as individual items with SC identification numbers.  Please...

Maple Ridge Culture Club Records

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Identifier: SC 01329
Scope and Contents Included are 2 minute books for the Maple Ridge Culture Club of Medina, N.Y. for the years 1905-1907 and 1909-1911, as well as Annual Calendars showing the club's events from 1907-1915. Minute books include bylaws and member roster.

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...

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...

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.

Rosa C. Uebner Diaries

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Identifier: SC 00766
Scope and Contents Diaries, 1886-1890, of Rosa C. Uebner of Gloversville, New York. Uebner was a servant and housekeeper for the family of Tallmadge Parson. Her diaries describe her daily life, including cleaning that she performed, sewing, laundry, and other activities. Also includes a drawing of a formal dress.