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Diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 234 Collections and/or Records:

Jacob S. McCullough collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: L287
Scope and Contents This collection includes McCullough's Civil War diaries and an order book for the 37th Indiana Infantry ranging from 1861 to 1864.
Dates: 1861-1864

James A. Pressly diary

 Collection — Folder S1079
Identifier: S1079
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of the Civil War diary from James A. Pressly in Marion County, Indiana, in 1865, regarding his service in the 79th Indiana Regiment, as well as copies of Republican campaign tickets indicating Pressly's brother John ran for the position of sheriff of Marion County, Indiana in 1876 and 1880.
Dates: 1865-1880

James A. Seaton, California Gold Rush articles

 Collection — Folder S1797
Identifier: S1797
Scope and Contents This collection includes copies of a newspaper’s reprint of a diary kept in 1850 by James A. Seaton traveling from Indiana to California to participate in the California Gold Rush. The newspaper only includes excerpts from the diary with minimal annotations. The folder contains 11 documents and the publications from August 1, 1942 until August 6, 1942.
Dates: 1942

James G. Essington papers

 Collection — Folder S433
Identifier: S0433
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photocopy of an autographed diary from James G. Essington in Indiana ranging from 1864/06/20 to 1864/08/08 regarding life as a Civil War soldier.
Dates: 1864

James Greene papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0540
Scope and Contents This collection includes an autographed, signed diary from James Greene in Indianapolis, Indiana in 1875 regarding daily life and business affairs and two photocopies of carbon copies of typed copies from Donald L. Siebert in 1979.
Dates: 1875

James H. Montgomery Civil War diary

 Collection — Folder S2264
Identifier: S2264
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of the transcription made of a diary kept by James H. Montgomery from February 10, 1864 to January 25, 1865 while he served with the United States Army Signal Corps during the Civil War. His diary includes entries regarding the weather and his daily activities, a list of the members of the Signal Corps, the song "My Birthday Song," acrostics, and poems. The collection also includes a photocopy of a one-page document regarding the origin of the coat...
Dates: 1864-1865; 1967

James H. St John diary

 Collection — Folder S1235
Identifier: S1235
Scope and Contents This colleciton comprises a transcribed and typed diary from James H. St. John in 1863, concerning his service with the 83rd Indiana Regiment during the U.S. Civil War.
Dates: 1863

James M. Hart Civil War diary

 Collection — Folder S0604
Identifier: S0604
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a 25-page typed manuscript created by Jerry M. Easley in 1974, containing the typed transcript of the James Hart diary dated 1863. The document includes 7 pages of introductory materials with background information on the 7th Indiana Regiment and the battles, campaigns, and military engagements in which the regiment and Hart participated, including Battles of Port Republic, Gettysburg, Chancellorsville, Bristoe, Wilderness, Laurel Hill and Spotsylvania.
Dates: 1863, 1974

James M. VanHook collection

 Collection
Identifier: L308
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence and documents compiled by James M. VanHook during his activities with the Freemasons, the Samuel Simonson Post No. 226 of the Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.), and the Clark County Historical Society (1783-1917). The collection includes land grants, indentures, and other legal documents from Charlestown and Clark County, Indiana; biographical and historical sketches; historical information about Blazing Star Masonic Lodge and the Charlestown Methodist...
Dates: 1796-1907, undated

James Nelson Shepherd collection

 Collection
Identifier: L311
Scope and Contents This collection contains James Nelson Shepherd's Bible (1855); his pocket diary (1861-1866) with entries from his service in the Civil War and his personal accounts; his letters to his fiancée, Arminda Rhyan of New Goshen, Vigo County, Indiana and a couple of her needlepoint items, with one using human hair (1860-1862); Civil War letters to Shepherd from his brothers, Thomas E. Shepherd of the 31st Indiana and Edgar M. Shepherd from home (1862); Shepherd's farm ledgers (1864-1866), including...
Dates: 1855-1958, undated