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Diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 233 Collections and/or Records:

Henry E. Wahl collection

 Collection
Identifier: L172
Scope and Contents The collection consists of letters to Henry E. Wahl from his parents (1936–1945) and letters to his parent during World War II. The letters originate from Bloomington, Indiana, California, Hawaii, and the Pacific. Included are letters from Donald Wahl, a naval officer serving in the Pacific.Additionally, the collection contains a notebook with a diary of a trip from Evansville Indiana to Nashville, Tennessee in and accounts for a schoolteacher in Gibson County in 1866, as well as...
Dates: 1865-1945

Henry J. Shombre collection

 Collection — Folder S1180
Identifier: S1180
Scope and Contents This collection contains photostatic copies made in 1947 of a diary kept by Henry J. Shombre while traveling to the gold fields of California in 1849. The diary entries range from March 29 to June 17th and relate Shombre's experiences traveling from Hagerstown, Indiana to Fort Laramie in Wyoming Territory by canal boat, steamboat, and wagon train. The copies were made from the original diary housed at the Kansas Historical Society. This collection also includes two photostatic...
Dates: 1849-1934

Henry M. Dowling journal

 Collection — Folder S2415
Identifier: S2415
Scope and Contents This collection includes Henry McCabe Dowling's pocket-size journal containing entries ranging from 1822 to 1824. The journal has a few personal entries including one that mentions the death of a Rev. George W. Snyder on January 3, 1824, but the bulk of the volume contains notes regarding the writings of Horace, Dr. Johnson, John Locke, Milton, Virgil, and others. Several entries are in Latin with accompanying English translations and there is a list of months of the year and days of the week...
Dates: 1822-1823, 1849

Henry W. Starr diary

 Collection — Folder S1241
Identifier: S1241
Scope and Contents This collection comprises 63 typed pages of the diary of Henry W. Starr, written in 1850, which details Starr's experiences travelling across country to join the Calilfornia Gold Rush. His entries include his observations of animals, terrain, camps, weather, food, and people.
Dates: 1850

Herbert L. Heller papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0630
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters, notes, clippings, and other papers from Herbert L. Heller in Indiana ranging from 1867 to 1950, including notes for his dissertation on the education of African Americans in Indiana during the 19th century, a volume of lecture notes with pasted illustrations on art history, English history, and literature from 1867, and miscellaneous primary source materials he collected during historical research on education and religion in Indiana. The documents...
Dates: 1867-1950

Hiram A. Pratt diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1943
Scope and Contents This collection includes four diaries of Hiram A. Pratt of Waveland, Indiana. The diaries are from 1866, 1869, 1882, and 1887 and contain entries about Pratt's daily activities and expenditures, the weather, church attendance, and news about family and friends.
Dates: 1866-1887

Hiram Hines papers

 Collection — Folder S660
Identifier: S0661
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed diaries from Hiram Hines in Indiana ranging from 1861 to 1873 regarding life as a soldier in the Civil War and afterwards.
Dates: 1861-1873

Hiram Matthew letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0913
Scope and Contents This collection includes copies of 72 letters from Hiram Matthew to his wife in the Civil War ranging from 1864 to 1865 regarding his life during the war.
Dates: 1862-1863

Hiram Wesley Catlin collection

 Collection — Folder S0242
Identifier: S0242
Scope and Contents This collection contains a copy of Catlin’s diary kept while an army doctor during the Mexican-American War. Catlin writes about the diseases and injuries faced by solders, the places he visited, and the Battle of Buena Vista.
Dates: 1846-1847

Ira J. Chase collection

 Collection — Folder S0069
Identifier: S0069
Scope and Contents This collection includes an invitation to the October 11-13, 1892 ceremonies of the dedication of the buildings of the World's Columbian Exposition and a letter and certified copy of a resolution offered by the Board of Lady Managers of the World's Columbian Commission thanking Governor Chase for the escort of members of the board to the exposition grounds by his military aide dated October 26, 1892. Other items from the exposition include a souvenir cablegram by the Commercial Cable Company...
Dates: 1882-1895, 1941