Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Mss. MsV Nas2
Scope and Contents Notes, 1837-1838, of James Henderson Fitzgerald of Nottoway County, Va. taken from the lectures of Dr. John W. Draper at Hampden-Sydney College. The notes concern astronomy, optics, electricity, and hydrostatics.
Identifier: MS 00147
Scope and Contents Diaries, 1890-1899, of Nelson and Daniel Gordon, brothers from Thorndike, Maine. Nelson Gordon was the town clerk of Thorndike, Maine, and Daniel Gordon was a school teacher who also made caskets. Nelson's diary, 1890, talks about his wife, Emma, his daily activities, his interaction with his local community, his job, among others. Daniel Gordon's diaries, 1894 and 1899, include his views on teaching school, his students, inventions that he makes, and his work making caskets with...