Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 235 Collections and/or Records:
Kathryn Fletcher Davis family papers
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs, personal diaries, account books, and cassette tapes from Kathryn Fletcher Davis ranging from 1900 to 1975 regarding her life, daily expenses, and family. Her diaries record her every day life, including her relationships with family members, illnesses, household chores, and her attempts to bring in additional income through boarders and other jobs. The account books are detailed records of the family's expenses. Notable items include a small mirror with a...
Dates: circa 1900-1976
Kinzer family papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of Jacob Kinzer's pocket diary from 1865, a journal written by Jacob or William Kinzer during a trip west in 1869, and a pocket diary from 1870. Also included are photocopies of Jacob Kinzer's draft notice, dated November 16, 1864, and a house rental agreement between Jacob Kinzer and William Ballard, dated March 15, 1865.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Kinzer family papers
L. B. Graves collection
Scope and Contents The collection consists mostly of almanacs and diaries of L.B. Graves, which date from 1881 to 1961. With the exception of Barker’s Illustrated Almanac, L.B. Graves used almanacs as diaries. L.B. Graves kept all diaries, except for a student diary kept by his wife. The diaries include notations of farm chores or conditions and the social obligations of Mr. and Mrs. Graves, the latter related to such activities as church attendance, the Methodist Men’s Club, a...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / L. B. Graves collection
Lambert, Miller, and White family collection
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence, diaries, and business papers of the Lambert, Miller, and White family ranging from 1824 to 1968. The bulk of the correspondence is between the Lamberts, Millers, and Whites (1885-1932), but also includes many letters from the Saunders family in Iowa, Kentucky, and Washington (1895-1950). The collection also contains Paschal T. Lambert's reminiscences of his early childhood in Indiana (undated); family diaries (1897-1943); Oscar G. Miller's autograph...
Leonard Mahan diary
Collection — Folder S2191
Scope and Contents This collection is a typed copy of Leonard H. Mahan's diary from January 3, 1862 through August 6, 1863. The Battle of Shiloh, April 6 and 7, 1862, is on pages 2 and 3. Entries for 1863 begin on page 7. His final entry on August 6, 1863 states: "Strong talk of an early move. Suppose we will start on Monday for East Tenn. or Chattanooga. Army in splendid condition." On pages 12 and 13, Leonard listed the members of Company C, 31st Infantry, with himself as First Sergeant. On page 13, he gives...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Leonard Mahan diary
LeRoy L. Shutes collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains a typewritten copy of "Diary - Eight Hundred Miles -Twenty Six Days - Covered Wagon - 1862 - Wyandott County, Ohio - Carroll County, Iowa" by Mary Alice Shutes made and copyrighted in 1967 from a copy created by Julia Curtis, Mary Alice Shutes Mallory's daughter, under the supervision of her mother. Mary Alice Shutes Mallory kept the diary, along with her stepmother, Ann, while the family traveled from Ohio to Iowa in 1862. The collection also includes copies of "Stack...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / LeRoy L. Shutes collection
Leslie E. Werry collection
Collection — Folder S1385
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers concerning Leslie E. Werry in Hartford City, Indiana ranging from 1919 to 1962, regarding his life and medical career. They include a three-page biography by Cecil Beeson, Jr. entitled "Our Doctor," as well as photocopies of a 1957 daily diary written by Leslie E. Werry, and an obituary for his wife, Clara Werry.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Leslie E. Werry collection
Levi D. Massie letters
Collection — Folder S909
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters received by Kate Massie, four from Levi D. Massie, in Virgina ranging from 1864 to 1865 regarding the Civil War.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Levi D. Massie letters
Levi L. Levering Civil War diary
Collection — Folder S3334
Scope and Contents This collection includes a diary from Levi L. Levering ranging from 1865/02/01 to 1865/05/17 regarding his time in the U.S. Civil War as a musician.
Lewis B. Jessup diary
Scope and Contents This collection contains a photocopy of the Lewis B. Jessup diary. The first half of the diary was written while Jessup was a soldier with the 24th Indiana Volunteer Infantry stationed in Galveston, Texas. The first part of the diary focuses on troop movements and camp life and also contains short biographies on some of the men in his unit. The style of the diary changes after his return to Indiana in late 1865 and focuses on his daily life. The diary also contains: a March 1868 land rental...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Lewis B. Jessup diary