Found in 333 Collections and/or Records:
Diary, 1933-1937, of Bertha Spandauer, a teenager from Baltimore, Maryland. Primarily concerns her days at school and her social life, including people with whom she goes on dates. She also describes parties to which she goes and how much alcohol she drinks. She also describes an illness that she has and the steps taken to cure it, including pumping her stomach. She eventually becomes engaged to and marries Jules Mornstein in 1937.
Diary of George C. Strunk of Shawnee, Pennsylvania for the year 1893. In brief daily entires George Strunk talks about his daily chores, which involved taking care of the church, churchyard and graves, arresting people, serving warrants and his animals and crops at home. He also notes having done for for other individuals. Furthermore there is mentioning of social events.
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Notes, circa 1874, taken by John C. Stubbs, student at Washington University, Baltimore, Maryland. Includes diary, 27 July-14 September 1874, and several unfinished stories. Washington University in Baltimore became defunct in 1877. See Baltimore: Its History and Its People (N. Y., 1912), I, 595-596.
Diary, 1898, of Sallie B. Taylor of Frenchtown, New Jersey. Primarily concerns her daily activities, which include time spent at work, sewing, events which she attends, and trips that she takes to see family and friends. Her trips take her to such places as Waldwick, New Jersey, to visit members of her family and New York City. There are also some ledger pages at the end of the volume which include lists of purchases Taylor made and their cost.
Diary of Mabel Towne (b. 1873), of Norway, Maine, for the year 1887. In brief daily entries, Mabel records weather, family life and social activities.
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Diary, circa 1830-1860, of an unidentified traveler in India, Egypt, Turkey, and Greece.
This diary documents a trip to Europe by an unknown individual in 1926. The diarist mentions traveling through German locales; other places may be mentioned as well. The exterior cover of the diary appears to predate the diary entries.
Travel diary, April 1960 of an unidentified author, who describes day-by-day impressions of people met, food, crops, etc. Among the states visited are North and South Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee, Georgia, Mississippi, Louisiana, Indiana and Illinois, which seems to be the state where the author and his or her travel companion reside.
Travel diary (8pp.), 1950, describing the car trip of three young men from Alabama to New York City. The description focuses on their stays in Washington, D.C. and New York City, but there is also some mentioning of the bad traffic during the trip and stops for food and some overnight stays along the way.