Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 233 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains 12 monthly pocket diaries that William W. Thumser used to record his experiences while traveling the "All-Canadian Route" to the Klondike Gold Rush. His diary entries begin with his departure from Athabasca Landing on May 2, 1898 and continue daily as he describes his travels on the Slave, MacKenzie, and Rat Rivers, wintering at Shacktown, and ends at his camp near Bell City on April 30, 1899. He describes the rain, snow, and bitter cold weather; mosquitos, bear...
Scope and Contents This collection includes 16 volumes containing the diaries of William Wilson of Clinton County, Indiana. Ranging from 1880 to 1920, the diary entries include descriptions of farm life, social activities, and economic conditions along with personal finance notations and copies of affidavits regarding his disablity from his service in the Civil War. The first volume was originally a ledger used in 1859 and Wilson's first diary entry on December 29, 1880 mentions that he went to visit Sam Holiday...
Collection — Folder S2361
Scope and Contents This collection contains the diary of Zerilla L. Kimberling written in the 1878 purchasers' pass book, "Leading Business Firms of Shelbyville, Ind." The diary entries mention the weather, church activities, and her paternal grandparents' genealogy and range from 1879 to 1881. The collection also includes photocopies of letters to Zerilla and her sister, Estella, and range from 1883 to 1905. The bulk of the letters were written to Zerilla from her friend, Iva Rice Beard, and discuss love,...