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Diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 227 Collections and/or Records:

Alva C. Griest papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0542
Scope and Contents This collection includes from a photocopy of "Three Years in Dixie," a history of Company B, 72nd Indiana Volunteers by Alva C. Griest in Indiana ranging from 1862 to 1865.
Dates: 1862/07/26-1865/07/06

Andrew R. McCurdy diary

 Collection — Folder S1910
Identifier: S1910
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of a diary from Andrew R. McCurdy in Allen County, Indiana in 1870 regarding McCurdy's life and experiences.
Dates: 1870

Arthur L. Strauss diary

 Collection — Folder S1264
Identifier: S1264
Scope and Contents This is a small travel diary written in pencil, about the 1908 French River trip taken by Ralph S. Norwood, Myles Sinnott, and Arthur L. Strauss. They left Indianapolis on Saturday, July 11, on the train bound for Callander, Ontario. After "a miserable hot night on the sleeper, we arrived at Buffalo." They walked across the Suspension Bridge to Canada. They took a train for Toronto, then a "steamer to Hanlon's point, one of Toronto's pleasure resorts. Sinnott and Strauss went swimming."...
Dates: 1908-1910

Asa E. Sample diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1136
Scope and Contents This collection includes 3 folders containing a photocopy of a 117-page diary from Asa E. Sample of Knightstown, Indiana, ranging from December 9, 1862 to December 21, 1863 regarding his experiences during the Civil War as an enlisted soldier with the 54th Infantry Regiment, Company E.
Dates: 1862-1863

Asahel Clapp diary

 Collection
Identifier: L032
Scope and Contents The collection contains a photostat diary of Asahel Clapp ranging from 1819 to 1862. Topics covered in his diary include geology, botany, and local community news. The collection also includes newspaper clipping excerpts from "A Hoosier Listening Post" by Kate Milner Rabb (1930–1931).
Dates: 1819-1862

Aurelius M. Willoughby collection

 Collection
Identifier: L303
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Aurelius Willoughby's Civil War diaries ranging from 1861 to 1865. Also included are discharge papers, memorabilia, and personal business papers dating from 1864 to 1917 and a manuscript history of Company H. 39th Indiana with photographs, circa 1910. The collection also includes 2 tintypes of Aurelius Willoughby, 32 cartes-de-visite depicting landmarks in Washington D.C., Georgia, and Niagra Falls, in addition to two portraits of Confederate General T. R. R. Cobb and...
Dates: 1861-1950

Benjamin F. Magee journal

 Collection
Identifier: S0917
Scope and Contents This collection includes a journal from Benjamin F. Magee in Indiana ranging from 1680 to 1905 regarding the Magee family history.
Dates: 1905

Benjamin Franklin Askren diary

 Collection — Folder S3065
Identifier: S3065
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photocopy of a diary from Benjamin Franklin Askren in Nashville, Tennessee ranging from January 1 to June 10, 1864 regarding troop movements, soldiers in their free time, their duties, inspections and drills and his facial wound and his eventual decision to live during the U.S. Civil War.
Dates: 1864

Benjamin Williams diary

 Collection — Folder S3050
Identifier: S3050
Scope and Contents The collection includes two items, a photocopied Civil War diary kept by Williams and a photocopy from a Gibson County history with a history of the 91st Regiment. The diary dates from October 12, 1861 to July 1, 1864. The entries vary from short entries of one or two sentences to lengthy retrospective essays. Early 1863 references concern travel by steamer on the Ohio River in the area of Evansville, Indiana, and Henderson and Spottsville, Kentucky. Afterwards, Williams’ company briefly...
Dates: 1861-1864

Blanche Hinshaw collection

 Collection
Identifier: L413
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of account book pages from James Haines and diary pages from George Hinshaw in Indiana ranging from 1833 to 1903 regarding everyday events.
Dates: 1833-1903