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Diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 334 Collections and/or Records:

McLeod-Tyler Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00340
Scope and Contents The McLeod-Tyler Family papers contains materials from members of the McLeod-Tyler family. Included in the collection are diaries and scrapbooks of Lieutenant John G. Tyler II during World War II, a typed transcript of a Civil War Memoir of Edward Keville Glennan; a commemorative collection of 20 battle pictures, entitled "Advance in the Pacific, New Guinea to the Philipines"; and two high school poetry anthologies, 1969-1970 to which J. Goodenow Tyler III contributed. Also included in the...
Dates: 1930-2007 and undated

Mozelle DeVonne McNeil Papers, circa 1940-1960

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.594
Scope and Contents

Papers, circa 1940s-1960s, of Mozelle DeVonne McNeil, includes correspondence, photographs, diaries, educational records, newspaper and magazine clippings, and other ephemera. These papers represent a view of everyday life in mid-twentieth century America from the perspective of a soldier's wife.

Dates: circa 1940-1960

Stephen P. Middleton Letter Book and Diary

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Identifier: MS 00018
Scope and Contents Acc. 2009.492: Volume of copies of outgoing correspondence of Stephen P. Middleton of Norristown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania for the years 1886-1892. The front cover is labeled 'Copy 1886-1892' and the first page is titled "Time Account of Stephen P. Middleton of Norristown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, wrote October 18th, 1886." The first 3 pages were begun in 1880-1881 as an account of time worked and earnings, but starting on page 4 the author copied his outgoing...
Dates: 1880-1881, 1886-1893

John Millington Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 6.015
Scope and Contents

This collections contains 3 boxes of material about John Millington. Box 1 includes biographical material, diaries, correspondence, and his claim against William and Mary (1848-1853). Box 2 contains engravings and pictures. Box 3 consists of papers collected by Edward D. Kingman about Millington.

Dates: 1830-1853

John Millington Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 M59
Scope and Contents

Papers including correspondence concerning Millington's experiences as directing engineer of the Anglo-Mexican Mining Association, as professor at College of William and Mary where he lived in the Wythe House, as professor at University of Mississippi, and at Memphis Medical College. Includes diaries covering 1832, 1835, and 1861-1867; letters of his family members; and Blankenship family land records and letters concerning the Spanish-American War.

Dates: 1801-1951

Harmon, Milton Memorandum Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Tr6
Scope and Contents

Memorandum book, 1858-1859, of Milton Harmon, Montgomery County, Virginia, containing a diary and account of expenses for a trip to the Mid-West.

Dates: 1858-1859

Mina Barnhouse Diary

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Identifier: SC 00820
Scope and Contents Diary titled "Covered Wagon Days, As Written by Mina Barnhouse," documenting a family's 1895 move from Kansas to Flathead Valley near Kalispell, Flathead County, Montana as part of a larger wagon train. The diary was written in 1945 and it is not clear whether it is a transcription of a 1895 document or whether it was composed 50 years after the event based on memory or oral histories. The diary begins on June 13th with a summary of the wagon train members and continues as day-by-day account...
Dates: 1945

Robert Morris Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01210
Scope and Contents

Diary of a schoolteacher and farmer who lived in James City County, Virginia as well as in Williamsburg and in Warwick County, Virginia. He rented the President's House at the College of William and Mary. Includes comments on church meetings, schools, local people and weather. Also includes lists of students attending his schools in Williamsburg and Warwick County.

Dates: 1845-1848

Florence Cavanaugh Morrison and Dora Helen Cavanaugh Kline Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2008.73
Scope and Contents Both women write about their activities with their family and friends in Rochester and Binghamton, New York.  Both include references to important local and national events. Florence Rachel Cavanaugh Morrison's diaries cover 1924, 1927-1929, while Dora Helen Cavanaugh Kline's diaries are from 1929-1930. Per Dora Kline's notation in the back of her 1930 diary, the Kavanaugh Family members are:  Father – Tim, Mother – Emma, First Child – Larry, Second Child – Florence, Third Child – Jack,...
Dates: 1924-1930; Majority of material found in 1929-1930

Mamon L. Morrison Diary

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Identifier: SC 01637
Scope and Contents Bound diary with intermittent entries between May 1949 and March 1951 maintained by Mamon L. Morrison. These entries spanned his high school years and contains emotional and morose musings as well as descriptions of everyday life. They also record his practices, lessons, and performances during this time. Morrison became a respected member of the Richmond- Petersburg Art’s Community and was a concert pianist and faculty member of Virginia States University. Also contains a CD of Morrison's...
Dates: 1949-1951

Morton Genealogy Collection

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Identifier: Mss. 90 M85
Scope and Contents Genealogy material compiled by Mr. William S. Morton and his wife, Mrs. Margaret H. Morton of Farmville, Virginia which trace the descendants of Joseph Morton of Prince Edward County, Virginia and allied families.  Includes primary source material, such as the 1830 daybook of the J. J. Dupuy Company of Charlotte Court House. Also, contains typescript of Richard Lee Morton's copy of Hugh Blair Grigsby's notes on the Robert Rose Diary  and of William Cryer's transcript of the Charles Campbell...
Dates: 1830-1978

Richard Lee Morton Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 90 M84
Scope and Contents Papers, chiefly 1930-1969, of Richard Lee Morton, professor of history at the College of William and Mary from 1919 to 1959. Series 1 includes personal and professional correspondence, lectures and notes relating to his research on Virginia history, and material relating to his community activities in Williamsburg, Va. Includes correspondence of his wife Estelle (Dinwiddie) Morton, land grants, 1756 and 1774, signed by Robert Dinwiddie and Lord Dunmore, Confederate currency and bonds,...
Dates: 1756-2006; Majority of material found in 1930-1969

Eva M. Mountain Diary

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Identifier: SC 00826
Scope and Contents Diary, 1965-1969 of Eva M. Mountain (1915-1997) of Dover-Foxcroft, Maine. She described daily chores and social life of herself and her husband Clifton R. Mountain.  Eva Mountain worked at the Mayo Regional Hospital and included significant events at the hospital like deaths or births. She frequently mentions her son Stuart Rodney Mountain, who was attending college at Husson College. She also mentions local events and from time to time she comments on national and international...
Dates: 1965-1969

Betty Movern Diary, 1947-1948

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Identifier: Mss 2007.89
Scope and Contents Diary (1947-1948) of Betty Movern detailing her extended tour of post-war Europe. She describes the trips she made with her husband and adult son with hopes of selling the manuscript for eventual publication. She records visiting Germany, Italy, Switzerland, the Netherlands, France, Luxembourg, and England. She describes a visit to Hitler's country home and meeting a German man who swam from Russian occupied East Germany to West Germany in order to obtain food for his family. Movern included...
Dates: 1947-1948

Munger Family Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2014.018
Scope and Contents This collection contains 16 diaries kept by members of the Munger family from New Haven, Connecticut and Portland, Oregon. The collection contains information about the social, religious, cultural, and intellectual lives of late 19th- and early 20th-century women, the daily rhythms of their domestic lives and family relations. Twelve of the diaries were kept by Rosanna ("Rose" or Rosa") May Munger from 1886-1945, excluding years...
Dates: 1882-1945; Majority of material found in 1900-1930

Pleasants Murphy Diary

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Identifier: Mss. MsV D5
Scope and Contents Diary, 1814 September 9-1815 April 23, kept during military service in Captain [?] Otey's Company in War of 1812. The content concerns the line of march from Liberty (now Bedford), Virginia to Richmond and discusses prices of items in Richmond and drills, and rations at the camp at Fairfield. Murphy spent October 9 to November 26, 1814 away from his unit, recovering from a broken arm. The diary concerns a trip back to Bedford County and a trip to Pittsylvania County. The volume...
Dates: 1814-1815

Sharon O. Music Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00027
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a diary compiled by Sharon O. Music from 1993-1997. In the diary, Sharon discusses several of her ex-lovers, working on home improvement projects, New Age thought, and the O.J. Simpson trial. The seller indicates that the author might be a lesbian but needs to be verified. The diary has a picture of Spock from "Star Trek" on the cover. The diary is appoximately 150 pages but only a third of the volume contains entries.

Dates: 1993-1997

Nanny C. Waller Diary

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Identifier: Mss. MsV D15
Scope and Contents

Diary of Nanny C. Waller, Williamsburg, Virginia, which includes religious writings, discussion of a cholera epidemic, and her family. It also contains copies of letters and accounts.

Dates: 1849-1851

James Poyntz Nelson Manuscript Volumes

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad121-125
Scope and Contents Manuscripts of James Poyntz Nelson, a chief engineer of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad and the Elizabethtown, Lexington and Big Sandy Railroad.  Includes diaries, a letter copy book and a personal notebook. The Nelson Family lived in Lexington, Kentucky. MsV Ad121  Pocket diary.  1883. 206 pages.  Nelson was the chief engineer of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad. MsV Ad122  Logbook used as a diary.  1886. MsV Ad123  Pocket diary.  1889. Nelson was chief...
Dates: 1883-1894 and undated

Joseph Keith Newell Diary

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Identifier: SC 00652
Scope and Contents Diary, 19 March 1862 to 24 August 1862, of Joseph Keith Newell, a captain of the 10th Massachusetts Infantry during the Civil War. Diary runs from March to August of 1862, and describes the life of a Union soldier during the Peninsula Campaign. Describes his trip down the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., to Hampton, Virginia. Also includes a description of the Battle of Williamsburg, 5 May 1862, as well as his observations of the College of William & Mary. Newell also describes his...
Dates: 1862

Harry Newman Papers

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Identifier: SC 00925
Scope and Contents Papers of Harry Newman containing the diary of his voyage as a cadet on the MS Crown City/South African Dispatch Line from San Francisco on route to Africa in 1930, letters to and from family members mostly relating to Harry's travels, a letter from the president of the dispatch line, V. H. Pinckney, with an update on the ship's progress, as well as several black and white photographs, some of which also relate to the MS Crown City trip. There is also one letter from Jeypore, India, written...
Dates: 1930-1932

Norman Freed diaries

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00948
Scope and Contents World War II Diaries, 1942, of a Civil Defense employee, Norman Freed, of Brooklyn, New York, who attended night classes in optics and engineering. Entries cover his social life, such as parties, trips with friends to the beach, movies or theater, as well as work assignments and studies. He often works late and talks about being sent to other states to work for the War Department. Most of his friends are college graduates and take defense courses at New York Universities and are...
Dates: 1942-1944

J. G. Northrup Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01030
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a small bound diary and ten photographs.  The diary was kept by Private J. G. Northrup, mainly while he was deployed in France in Company B, 303rd Engineers, 78th Division, American Expeditionary Forces, from June 1918 through May 1919.  Company B supported troops during major engagements in the Saint-Mihiel and Meuse-Argonne offensives.  Diary entries are brief, mentioning routine duties and events, as well as...
Dates: 1917-1919

Offley Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.164
Scope and Contents This collection details the history of the Offley Family from 1826 to 1916 through correspondences, diaries, photographs and personal effects. Its creators include multiple generations of Offleys and their associates. The papers provide insight into the daily life of the era as well as major geopolitical events such as the Greek War of Independence, the Spanish-American War, the Philippine-American War, the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake, and World War I. Many of the Offleys served in the...
Dates: 1818-1916

Olmstead Family Diaries

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1878-1960; Majority of material found in 1878-1933