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Diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 334 Collections and/or Records:

Richard Williams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00912
Scope and Contents Papers, circa 1940s, of Richard Williams, an African-American soldier stationed in Alaska during World War II. Includes a diary, in which he describes the weather, fishing and other recreational activities, and his duties. There are photographs and postcards that have been glued into the diary, which depict the local post office covered in snow, the towns of Juneau and Sitka, as well as Williams and other people that he met. There are also loose photographs, which seem to have come out of...
Dates: circa 1940-1949

Dorothy Lee Willmering Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00812
Scope and Contents Diaries, 1930-1931 of Dorothy Lee Willmering (b. circa 1915) of Columbus City, Louisa County, Iowa. Dorothy, who was about 15 when she started her diaries, lived with her mother and older sister. Dorothy mentions visiting her father (her parents were divorced) and receiving letters from him. She also mentions her group of friends, boy friends, social activities and not doing well in school. For a more detailed description and excerpts, both provided by the seller, see...
Dates: 1930-1931

James W. Willox Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00218
Scope and Contents Diary, 1919, of James W. Willox, a private from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania who served in the Mesopotamian Expeditionary Force in Iraq during World War I. Primarily contains photographs from Willox's time in Iraq, including photographs of himself, his fellow soldiers, captured Iraqi soldiers, and native Iraqis performing their daily activities in Bahgdad. There are also photographs of buildings, a wedding, a soldier from India, among many others. Many of the photographs have a...
Dates: 1918-1919

George Wilson Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV D17
Scope and Contents

Diary and plantation accounts, 1853-1855, of Dr. George Wilson, "Mount Pleasant," Surry County, Virginia. which includes genealogical information concerning his children. Transcript included. On July 19, 1853, he mentions the death of "Old Betty" with remarks on her age (maybe 92) and her good character, probably inherited by his wife through Joseph Boykin.

Dates: 1853-1855

W. E. Winstead Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00655
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1951, of W. E. Winstead, an employee of Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma. He seems to be a member of the Army Corps of Engineers, and works on the paving of the base runway, takes soil samples, and works on issues of water drainage, among others. Also included is information on the people with which Winstead works as well as general events happening on the base.

Dates: 1951-1952

Agnes Wullenwaber Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01117
Scope and Contents

Five-Year diary, 1938-1942 of an Agnes Wullenwaber of Illinois. Brief daily entries describe the daily life of the author, including chores, work, and social life. The author also comments on the hardships of the Great Depression and the beginnings of World War II.

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Dates: 1938-1942

Asa John Wyatt Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV D22
Scope and Contents

Civil War diary of a soldier of the Army of Northern Virginia, 21st Virginia Infantry Regiment, Company I. The content spans June 19, 1861 through July 29, 1862, the latter as part of Jackson's Valley Campaign. The diary includes information concerning the Battle of Kernstown, although Wyatt was not a participant. A typescript is included.

Dates: 1861-1862

Charlton Yarnall Travel Journal

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.133
Scope and Contents Bound journal, March 7- June 9, 1922, kept by Charlton Yarnall,  describing his family's vacation travel from Philadelphia to Algeria, Italy, France and England. The typed journal, 88 pp., includes pictures and postcards. Family members mentioned in the journal are his wife Anna Coxe and his daughter Agnes, age 17. The family arrives in Algiers via Madeira and Spain on March 21. Yarnall describes his impressions of places visited and sights seen such as the Ancient Mosquie of...
Dates: 1922

Esther E. Zak Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.154
Scope and Contents

21 diaries, chronicling the daily life of Esther E. Zak (1914-2007) of Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana, for the years 1973-1994. Author recorded daily chores, weather, health, activities such as letter writing, phone calls made and received, as well as outings like church visits, social visits, or shopping trips. There are also occasional comments on political events.

Dates: 1973-1994