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Diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 234 Collections and/or Records:

Lewis B. Jessup diary

 Collection
Identifier: S2165
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...
Dates: 1861-1910

Lewis Brooks papers

 Collection — Folder S170
Identifier: S0170
Scope and Contents This collection includes newspaper clippings from the diary of Lewis Brooks in Martin County, Indiana, his writings about his father, Thomas Jefferson Brooks and an account of a trip by his cousin William B. Trask, ranging from 1845 to 1854 regarding travel over land and via the river.
Dates: 1845-1854/05/23

Louis W. Knobe collection

 Collection — Folder S1438
Identifier: S1438
Scope and Contents This collection includes a journal of Civil War reminiscences written by Louis W. Knobe in March of 1866, recounting battles fought by the 18th Indiana Infantry Regiment between 1861 and 1863, based on notes he wrote on the battlefield. The battles recounted in the volume include: Pea Ridge, March 6-8, 1862 (pages 24-27); Magnolia Hill, May 1, 1863 (pages 28-30); Champion Hill and Black River, May 16-17, 1863 (pages 31-32); Vicksburg, May 19-July 4, 1863 (pages 33-45); Jackson, Mississippi,...
Dates: 1861-1924

Loury J. Silver collection

 Collection — Folder S1187
Identifier: S1187
Scope and Contents This collection contains various documents of Loury J. Silver, including a typewritten copy of his 1879 childhood diary; his Hamilton and Boone County, Indiana teacher's licenses (1886-1895); a biographical sketch of Silver and genealogical notes written by his daughter Edith (1977-1978); and a typewritten copy of a May 21, 1838 letter written by Peter and Catherine Hessong, Fay Silver's grandparents, from Marion County, Indiana to Jacob and Mary Kistner of Ladiesburgh, Fredrick County,...
Dates: 1838-1978

Lucius Burrie Swift collection

 Collection
Identifier: L155
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of Lucius B. Swift’s correspondence from the period 1885-1908 relating to his work with federal civil service reform, including correspondence relating to the work of the National Civil Service Reform League; Swift’s publication of the Civil Service Chronicle; federal appointments in Indiana and elsewhere, and the work of the U.S. Civil Service Commission; and the role of reformers in state and national elections. Also included...
Dates: 1851-1931

M. D. Meiser collection

 Collection — Folder S935
Identifier: S0935
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a photostat fragmentary diary of an unidentified soldier of the 72 Indiana Regiment from 1863.
Dates: 1863

Mahala T. Shaw diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1171
Scope and Contents This collection includes two sets of photocopies, one as a bound volume, of Mahala T. Shaw's 1871 diary copied from the original in the possession of Shaw's grandniece, Mrs. Roy F. (Esther) Gregg. In the diary, Shaw recounts her daily activities while living in Battle Ground, Indiana and includes names of family and friends who visited, shopping, books, gardening, household chores, and church and social activities. There is also a copy of a January 25, 1874 letter sent to Shaw from her niece...
Dates: 1871-1874

Maidlow diary

 Collection — Folder S0920
Identifier: S0920
Scope and Contents This collection includes one diary and one letter from Maidlow in ranging from 1862 regarding Maidlow's travels.Maidlow's diary contains thoughts about things in life, mostly when he traveled all over the place. Contains small entries and lists about what he sees each day. There also includes a small letter where he writes about growing old and it seems to be written in the form of a poem, talking about when a person dies, they are with the Lord where "the eyes now dim shall open to...
Dates: 1862-1863

Marden Sabin memoir

 Collection — Folder S1134
Identifier: S1134
Scope and Contents This collection includes a 44 page original handwritten memoir from Dr. Marden Sabin, born in Orland, Indiana, ranging from 1840 to 1867 regarding his service in the 100th Hundredth Indiana Regiment during the Civil War. Also included are three additional handwritten pagesof additional biographical information, including the citation: History of St. Joseph County, Michigan, by H.G. Cutler.
Dates: 1840-1867

Margaret E. Bruner papers

 Collection
Identifier: L557
Scope and Contents This collection includes business papers, family materials and photographs, personal and business correspondence, poetry published in newspapers and magazines, and other materials from Margaret E. Bruner, her family, and other writers, in Indiana and New York ranging from 1865 to 1971, regarding women authors, family matters, poetry, writing, religion, friendship, and the publishing industry.
Dates: 1965-1971