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Diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 227 Collections and/or Records:

Elijah Evan Edwards collection

 Collection
Identifier: L049
Scope and Contents The collection consists of copies of the journal of Elijah Evan Edwards while a student at Indiana Asbury University (now DePauw University) at Greencastle, Indiana. Within the journal, Edwards describes life as a student and the cost, societies, and activities while there.
Dates: 1846-1850

Elisha C. Beeman collection

 Collection — Folder S2554
Identifier: S2554
Scope and Contents This collection includes Elisha C. Beeman's diary containing entries regarding his daily activities, food, and travel while serving in the Civil War (1864-1865, undated), notes regarding Bible passages (undated), and personal account notations for purchases and work done (1869 and undated). Also included are photocopies of the diary pages, a July 6, 1864 military pass issued at Bridgeport, Alabama, three loose diary pages (circa 1864-1865), two letters sent to Elisha from his father on December...
Dates: 1863-1869, undated

Eliza O. Slocum diary

 Collection — Folder S1196
Identifier: S1196
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of Eliza O. Slocum's diary and it has entries from when she lived in Indiana and a few entires from the time she lived in Iowa (1857- circa 1880s). Mrs. Slocum recorded family events, daily activities, prayer meetings, and notes about the Indian mission in an 1857 edition of The People's Pocket Diary published by Rumrell and Brother of New York. The diary entries were written on the day of the month they occurred, but the years vary. For example, the...
Dates: 1857-circa 1880s

Enoch Honeywell diary

 Collection — Folder S0678
Identifier: S0678
Scope and Contents This collection contains a 112-page typed transcription of Enoch Honeywell's diary relating his experiences traveling from New York to Ohio and Indiana from 1815 to 1820 to trade goods. He included prices of land and items available for purchase from the different areas he passed through. The diary also relates Honeywell's 70-day boat trip from Lawrenceburg, Indiana to New Orleans, Louisiana, his observations about the southern city, and his travel by ship back to New York in 1817.
Dates: 1816-1820

Enoch Richard Steen diary

 Collection — Folder S1244
Identifier: S1244
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a 62-page, typed transcript of the diary of Enoch Richard Steen from 1865, concerning his hobbies and social activities, farm work, the end of the U.S. Civil War, and experiences in Montana around Virginia City and Helena during the gold rush era.
Dates: 1865

Ethel Bossom collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: L338
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 16 diaries written by Ethel Bossom detailing her daily activities ranging from 1945 to 1959.
Dates: 1945-1959

Everett Hamilton diary

 Collection — Folder S0574
Identifier: S0574
Scope and Contents This collection contains Everett Hamilton's 1863 pocket diary. The diary entries include notes about his daily activities while attending North Western Christian University in Indianapolis, church attendance, letters sent and received, and expenses paid out. There is also entries during his brief time in the army before his discharge for illness. The collection also includes an undated news clipping from the Indianapolis News that describes Hamilton's diary and how it was found by children...
Dates: 1863

Everette R. Johnson, World War II Navy memoir

 Collection — Folder S2478
Identifier: S2478
Scope and Contents This collection includes Everette R. Johnson's World War II Navy memoirs, consisting of typed descriptions of his Navy experiences during the war, the history of the USS Mizar, and several photographs of himself, shipmates, and the USS Mizar ranging from 1941 to 1945. Also included are copies of "USS Mizar and 17th Division USNR (Indianapolis)," his two-page typed history, signed and dated August 1, 1998 and his...
Dates: 1941-1945, 1998-2001

Ezra Bourne papers

 Collection — Folder S145
Identifier: S0145
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed document from Ezra Bourne in Indiana ranging from 1850 to 1852 regarding travel to and life in California during the Gold Rush, also a copy of the Star Mining Company constitution and bylaws.
Dates: 1850-1852

Florence Heywood collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2476
Scope and Contents This collection includes four journals used by Florence Heywood to record her daily activities from March 1893 to November 1895 while attending the Classical School for Girls in Indianapolis, her composition book from circa 1894, the undated poem, "O'er the Sea," and the undated composition, "The Visit of an Unsophisticated Traveller to Sicily and Egypt."This collection also includes catalogs from the Classical School for Girls for the years 1883/84, 1885/86, 1886/87, 1888/89,...
Dates: 1883-1903, undated