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New York (State)--Description and travel

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

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,...

Hester Barrows Diaries

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Identifier: 01/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.

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.

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.

Julia Augusta Grassinger Diary

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2012.019
Scope and Contents One diary of Julia Augusta Grassinger documenting her trip with her friend Billie from New York to attend the Chicago World's Fair, "Century of Progress International Exposition", in Illinois, 1934. The diary contains a typed account of Grassinger's trip to Chicago by train, photographs of Niagara Falls, photographs with captions of Chicago buildings and scenes from the exposition, pamphlets from the exposition, souvenir artifacts from the exposition, a typed account of places Julia and Billie...

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.

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...

William C. Somerville Diary

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Tr3
Scope and Contents Diary, 1817, of [William C. Somerville ?] describing his journey from Baltimore [Md?] to Saratoga and other points in New York. The volume includes a St. Memin engraving of Somerville on the front fly-leaf.

Timothy E. Wetmore Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2012.143
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters, addresses, compositions, and other material pertaining to Timothy E. Wetmore, a teacher and labor union activist in Wilson, New York. Although the bulk of the material is of a personal nature, there is also material related to the founding of Chapter 67 of the Mechanics' Mutual Protection Association in Wilson, New York, which was founded by Wetmore. Some of the topics discussed in the letters include politics and Henry Clay, local life in and around Wilson,...