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Diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 334 Collections and/or Records:

Landon Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.190
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, and papers of Thompson Hoadley Landon (1830-1917) and his son Thomas Durland Landon (1865-1934). Several of the papers and correspondence relate to the Bordentown Military Institute of Bordentown, New Jersey of which both Thompson and Thomas were part of the senior administration for several years. Series 1 of the collection contains the correspondence of Thompson H. Landon including correspondence with his father Seymour Landon (folder 1), a fellow...
Dates: 1877-1926

Lane Carlson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00004
Scope and Contents Papers, 1937-1972, of Colonel Bonnie "Lane" Carlson, originally from Scotts Bluff, Nebraska. Colonel Lane Carlson was one of the first five female colonels in the United States Army. Primarily includes letters written to and from her parents throughout her life, beginning with her time at Sullins College in Bristol, Virginia, various military bases, postwar Japan and West Germany. Some of the topics discussed in the letters include base life during the war, the experience of a commissioned...
Dates: 1937-1972 and undated

Laura Lee Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV D26
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1862-1865, of Laura Lee, Winchester, Virginia. (?) entitled "A History of Our Captivity," discussing in detail movements of and occupation by Union forces. The volume also includes lists of persons who died during the Civil War.

The material can also be viewed on microfilm: Laura Lee Diary, Winchester, VA 1862-1865, in Swem Library’s microforms area, 1 reel, call number E605 .L44

Dates: 1862-1865

William J. Lawler Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00704
Scope and Contents Diary, 1943, kept by Private William J. Lawler while he was stationed in Atlantic City, New Jersey, Niagara Falls, New York, Tenessee, Georgia, and Denver, Colorado during World War II. Most of his entries in the diary are very detailed, and some of the entries were written by his wife, Nancy Selina. The entries record his life as a service member in the United States Army. Topics include Lawler attending basic training, details of his wife's pregnancy, attending flight school, going to...
Dates: 1943

Clara L. Lawrence Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.299
Scope and Contents This collection primarily concerns Clara Louise Walde Lawrence's career as a nurse in the period before, during, and after World War I.  Materials in the collection include correspondence, scrapbooks, diaries, photographs and negatives, pamphlets, medical supplies, and other publications.  Most of the correspondence, photographs, and publications relate to either WWI or nursing.  Notable correspondents include a letter from Julia Cherney (Bateman) to Clara Walde while serving as a missionary...
Dates: 1763, 1883-1888, 1909-1939

Anthony Morris Leafdale Diary (copy)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV D36
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of diary, 1899-1911, of Anthony Morris Leafdale, which concerns his service in the U. S. Army Signal Corps (including travel from Fort Walla Walla, Washington via San Francisco to Hawaii, the Philippines and Japan and return to the United States), difficulties in finding employment, work in Denver, Colorado, and marriage and life on a farm in Nebraska. Includes poetry.

Dates: 1899-1911

Lena Leidigh Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00855
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1928-1930 of Lena Leidigh of Ashland, Ashland County, Ohio. In daily entries Lena Leidigh describes her household chores and activities of her husband and children, their social life and local events.

For a more detailed description, provided by the seller, see folder link below.

Dates: 1928-1930

Harry Turner Lewis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2015.077
Scope and Contents This collection consists of diaries and memorandum books that belonged to Harry Turner Lewis, who served as a captain in the United States Army during World War I, and later became the national Vice-Commander of the Disabled Emergency Officers of the World War. There are 22 diaries in the collection, and they document the years 1906-1907, 1920-1922, 1924-1927, 1929, and 1931-1942. The diaries feature numerous descriptions of Lewis' dealings in Washington, D.C. as he lobbied for injured...
Dates: 1901-1942; Majority of material found in 1924-1942

Lillie A. Waterman Diaries

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1913-1914

George W. Lindsay Diary, 1858

 Collection — Box 1 (undersize), Volume: 1
Identifier: UA 5.033
Scope and Contents One dark brown memo book, 2.75" x 4", containing George Lindsay's diary from his time at the College of William and Mary and at home in Richmond. At the end of the diary is a list of names and list of expenditures. Lindsay’s activities include going on walks in the evening with friends; attending church every Sunday, either Episcopal or Baptist churches; taking lessons in math and history; attending parties such as Mrs. Tucker's; studying hard; and going on school picnics. His...
Dates: 1858

Ella Lockwood Diary

 Collection
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,...
Dates: 1874

Dennis Loy Papers, 1952-1993

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2014.023
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters, diaries, publications and other material collected by Dennis Loy, a gay artist who exhibited works in the Chicagoland area and New York City. Most of the letters were written to Loy by his cousin, American writer and journalist P.J. O'Rourke, and cover such topics as poetry, politics, drugs, art, and gay culture in the 1980s. In one of his diaries, Loy wrote about his trip to India in 1975 and describes the landscape and culture. The other diary is a travel...
Dates: 1952-1993 and undated

Lucian B. Dickerson Diary (Europe)

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00451
Scope and Contents This collection contains the diary of Lucian B. Dickerson, a doctor who served during World War I. He is first stationed at a hospital in Roselle, New Jersey. For a brief while he was also stationed at Camp Merritt, New Jersey. He set sail from Hoboken, New Jersey aboard the RMS Aurania on January 8, 1918. During the journey, he describes the damage from the Halifax Explosion, which had happened approximately a month previous. Once in Europe, he describes his journeys with the advancing U.S....
Dates: 1917-1921

Macon Family Manuscript Volumes

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad156-160
Scope and Contents Manuscript volumes kept by several generations of the Macon family of New Kent ["Ingleside"] and Hanover ["New Castle"] Counties, Va. including William Hartwell Macon (1759-1843), Doctor William Hartwell Macon (1819-1891) and William Hartwell Macon (1850-1918). The volumes are four ledgers concerning farming and medical practice and a diary. The earliest ledger mentions William Macon (1725-1813). In addition to members of the Macon family, individuals and subjects mentioned in...
Dates: 1782-1888

Major Wyatt Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV D11
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1840-1845, of Reverend Major Wyatt, Halifax County, Virginia, which contains mostly religious writings.

Note: Original too fragile to be used. See handwritten copy.

Dates: 1840-1845

Marion Crowder Smith Travel Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00892
Scope and Contents Travel diary of Marion Crowder Smith on her wedding trip from Los Angeles, California to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She and her husband, Hammerton Smith, begin their travel by train to Redondo, California then by steamer to San Francisco, California. They then travel across country by train, visiting Salt Lake City, Utah; areas in Colorado; St. Louis, Missouri and Cleveland, Ohio plus other towns and states. She describes the tourist attractions they visit, plus people they meet and relatives...
Dates: 1899-1900

Helen Liszka Marx Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01184
Scope and Contents

The diaries of Helen Liszka Marx are two notepads, one with personal information such as poems and addresses, and the other a diary of her travels from Chicago to Ohio, Vermont, Oklahoma, and Missouri from June 1935 to August 1936.

Dates: 1935-1936

Mary H. Akin Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00870
Scope and Contents Diary of Mary H. Akin (b. circa 1835) of New Bedford, Massachusetts. She began her diary on October 7th, 1875 and ended it on August 20th, 1876. Entries comment on day-to-day occurences, family and social life. Some of the entries (going to Friends meetings) suggest that she may have been a Quaker. Also included is the description of a trip to Detroit and Chicago. For a listing of names mentioned in the diary and selected...
Dates: 1875-1876

Mary Levick Simpson Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV D27
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1858 September 11-25, of Mary Levick Simpson of Petersburg, Virginiaa.] kept during her trip to New York, a brief stay in New York, an ocean voyage to England and her stay in England.

Dates: 1858

John P. Mason Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00860
Scope and Contents The following information was provided by the seller and has not been verified: "1913 diary of a man by the name of John P. Mason who was a tobacco farmer from Warehouse Point Connecticut. The diary full of handwritten entries for every day of the year but many of those are about his farming and rather simple entries. He also mentions several names; Joe Kellogg, Kulle, Kinbusch, Thompson, Georgia Parker, Huntley, J. R. Montgomery, Carter, Brainerd, Trombley and...
Dates: 1913

Maury Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 97 M44
Scope and Contents The Maury family papers contains materials documenting the lives of the Maury Family of Virginia, New York City and Liverpool, England from 1777-1977. The collection includes the letters and business papers of James Maury (1746-1840), the first American consul to Liverpool, England, and the letters of his second wife, Margaret Rutson Maury (1805-1882), of Liverpool. Letters, business papers, legal papers, and diaries of  the next two generations of the Maury family, including Ann Maury...
Dates: 1777-1977

Muriel McCormick Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.779
Scope and Contents

Diaries and photographs, 1937-1949, of Muriel McCormick.  McCormick was a staff member at the United States embassy in Paris, France, from 1945-1946, and much of the collection chronicles her travels through Europe.

Dates: 1937-1949

Virginia Taylor McCormick Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 M13
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1887-1953, of Virginia Taylor McCormick, Norfolk, Va. poet, literary critic, essayist, lecturer, and editor of The Lyric magazine, 1921-1929. Includes manuscript and printed poems; essays; lectures; diaries, and correspondence with other poets and writers. Correspondents include Franklin Pierce Adams, Lady Astor, Lord Beaverbrook, Gamaliel Bradford, Van Wyck Brooks, Walter de la Mare, Ellen Glasgow, Rupert Hughes, Amy Lowell, H. L. Mencken and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings.

Dates: 1873-1957

Doris Ann McFarland Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00739
Scope and Contents Papers, circa 1933-1943 of Doris Ann McFarland of Reedville, Virginia and later Washington, D.C.  and possibly Philadelphia, Pa. Included are a diary, 1933-1934,  kept while Doris McFarland was a 4th and 5th grader in the Reedville School in Reedville, Virginia; a report card for the 1933/34 school year; a photograph, circa 1940s of McFarland in Uniform, greeting cards, postcards, concert programs, ticket stubs, church fliers and news clippings.  Many of the concert programs and tickets...
Dates: circa 1933-1943

Elizabeth McKoy Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00181
Scope and Contents Diaries, circa 1900-1908, of Elizabeth F. McKoy (1887-1984) of Wilmington, North Carolina. Includes entries from her time in high school as well as her time at Converse College in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Includes information about her meetings with friends, classes she is taking at Converse College, school events, her life as a teacher after college, and other activities.  Elizabeth McKoy became a tutor and author and remained unmarried.  Her diary suggests relationships with other...
Dates: circa 1900-1908