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Diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 225 Collections and/or Records:

George H. Proffit collection

 Collection — Folder S1087
Identifier: S1087
Scope and Contents This collection contains a photostat as well as a xeroxed copy of handwritten daily journal entries by George H. Proffit, from August 20 until October 27, 1837. These entries document the removal of the Potawatomi Indians from a camp on Crooked Creek on August 20 until the last entry made in Harmony, Missouri on October 27. Mr. Proffit calls his entries "Journal of Emigration." He gives number of miles traveled, rations issued, and facts about the trip.On September 22, he wrote:...
Dates: 1837

George Upfold papers

 Collection
Identifier: L165
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed diaries; autographed, signed letters; official church documents; maps; and newspaper clippings from George Upfold and others in Indianapolis, Indiana and elsewhere ranging from 1822 to 1926 regarding official church business and family matters.
Dates: 1796-1926, undated

George W. Lawson diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: L626
Scope and Contents This collection includes George W. Lawson's diaries ranging from July 1877 to July 1910. In his diaries, Lawson records the weather, farm activities, business and personal accounts, marriages, births and deaths of family and friends, and church and social activities. He also records his thoughts about elections, local and national happenings, and international events. There are a several loose items inserted in the volumes, including newspaper clippings and an October 9, 1901 map and calendar...
Dates: 1877-1910

George W. Roberts collection

 Collection
Identifier: L579
Scope and Contents The George W. Roberts collection includes two Civil War diaries, correspondence, a coffee can, and spoon belonging to George W. Roberts; annual encampment ribbons, Grand Army of the Republic awards and ribbons, and miscellaneous Civil War insignia ranging from circa 1861 to 1914. The collection also includes membership and meeting ribbons from his daughter, Eva Roberts Courtney, who was president of the Woman’s Relief Corps during 1943-1944. Also included are transcriptions of George W....
Dates: 1861-1943

George William Stafford diary

 Collection — Folder S1233
Identifier: S1233
Scope and Contents This collection includes a diary from George William Stafford with included notes, hymns, and writings, regarding the life and activities of the reverend's work such as religious services, weddings, and funerals in Indiana.
Dates: 1839-1875

Gus Houston papers

 Collection
Identifier: L074
Scope and Contents This collection includes diaries from Gus Houston in Indiana and Colorado ranging from 1876 to 1892 regarding work and personal life.
Dates: 1876-1892

Hadley family collection

 Collection
Identifier: L405
Scope and Contents This collection contains a variety of materials from the Hadley, Green, and Johnson families of Hendricks County, Indiana. The bulk of the collection contains receipts for taxes paid by Elias Hadley, dating from 1828 to 1888. Also included is the will of Elias Hadley, dated 1883, as well as statements from relatives that they had received early legacies from his estate. People taking early legacies included M.D. and N.M. Green, David Hadley, John R. and Sophronia Ballard, Hiram Hadley (son of...
Dates: 1828-1901

Harmon S. Dixon diary

 Collection — Folder S0361
Identifier: S0361
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photocopied diary from Harmon S. Dixon in Georgia and Cheyenne, Wyoming, ranging from November 21, 1901 to March 17, 1902 regarding military life, finances, family, weather, and travel.
Dates: 1901-1902

Harriet King diary and family photographs

 Collection — Folder S3041
Identifier: S3041
Scope and Contents The diary of Harriet King for 1864 was written in Yankeetown, Fayette County, Indiana and is made up of daily entires which average two to three sentences in length. At the time, Harriet is 20 years old and she describes a close-knit Baptist family.

The collection also includes a map of Fayette County identifying Yankeetown, endnotes written by editor, Helen Harriet Ellis, and 25 photographs of people referred to in the diary.
Dates: 1864

Harry Watts collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1372
Scope and Contents This collection includes an autographed diary from Harry Watts in the United States ranging from 1861/07/15 -\to 1865/08 regarding history of unit and the American Civil War.
Dates: 1861-1864