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Diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 233 Collections and/or Records:

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

Blaze Robertson collection

 Collection — Folder S1125
Identifier: S1125
Scope and Contents There are twenty-two photocopied pages, some typed and some handwritten, in this collection. Charles Boswell wrote one page entitled "Reminiscences." Five pages list descendants but without any dates. Eight pages are excerpts from an 1813 diary by Mr. Robertson [first name unknown], and were typed by Ben H. Robertson, Distributing Company of Tacoma, Washington, during January 1958. The next seven pages are hand-written and give a history of the Robertson family. The last page, dated November 1,...
Dates: 1644-1967

Branham family papers

 Collection
Identifier: S3199
Scope and Contents This collection contains David Branham’s letters to his wife, Cynthia, written while he was supervising railroad construction in Martinsville. Also included are family letters written during the Civil War, legal and business papers, minutes of the Soldiers Aid Society of North Madison, Indiana, and a certificate of thanks to William Branham for serving as a volunteer during the Civil War. There are also a certificate of thanks to William Branham for serving as a volunteer during the...
Dates: 1812-1896

Brayton L. Keene papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0757
Scope and Contents This collection includes a handwritten diary and photocopy from Zebidiah Gates (with later entries by other people) in Connecticut ranging from 1777 to 1891 regarding military life and business transactions.
Dates: 1777-1891

C. H. R. Anderson weather diaries

 Collection — Folder S2992
Identifier: S2992
Scope and Contents This collection includes two leather diaries from C. H. R. Anderson ranging from 1881-1885 regarding weather and local events.
Dates: 1881-1885

Caleb Anderson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0022
Scope and Contents This collection contains three diaries of Caleb Anderson (1875, 1881, 1884-1885), in which he recorded the weather, prices, and his accounts. It also includes family letters and business papers; the correspondence of John T. Anderson regarding his work as an agent of the Louisville, New Albany and Chicago Railroad in Ladoga (1864-1865); and John T. Anderson's record book of goods woven at the Ladoga mills (1882-1887).
Dates: 1856-1889

Caroline Dale Snedeker collection

 Collection — Folder S1214
Identifier: S1214
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of the preface to a diary from Caroline Dale Snedeker regarding Donald MacDonald and New Harmony, Indiana.
Dates: 1937

Charles and Edith Weisse papers

 Collection — Folder S2466
Identifier: S2466
Scope and Contents This collection contains various documents of Charles Edward and Edith Weisse, including their June 30, 1913 wedding certificate; a certificate for life insurance for Edith and two junior protection certificates for her daughters Ella and Mary from the Woman's Benefit Association of the Maccabees dated May 9, 1922; three "Notice of Assessment of Real Estate and Improvements" forms for property in Muncie, Indiana from May 1922 and April 1925; a pocket diary for November 1930; a newspaper...
Dates: 1913-1947, undated

Charles H. Scriven diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3274
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a photocopy and a transcript of Charles H. Scriven’s diary. Scriven kept this diary while performing construction work in Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana in 1942. The U.S. Government was building an ordnance plant for the war effort in Terre Haute. The diary covers roughly September-October 1942 and discusses Scriven’s time at work and at his boarding house.
Dates: 1942