Collections tagged Diaries

C. S. Peirce Manuscripts

C. S. Peirce Manuscripts

The goal of the Scalable Peirce Interpretation Network (SPIN) is to develop a model environment for distributed collaboration that can support an international network of researchers, students, and citizen scholars in cooperative efforts to encode and interpret handwritten manuscripts, including...

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Leland Stanford, Jr. Papers

Leland Stanford, Jr. Papers

Correspondence, journal, notebooks, drawings, personality studies, and school work of Leland Jr., and condolences to Senator and Mrs. Stanford regarding the death of their son. The correspondence and journal relate primarily to family travels in Europe and activities at home in San Francisco and...

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Stanford Student Letters and Memoirs

Stanford Student Letters and Memoirs

The first series of this collection contains letters, reminiscences, diaries and account books, autobiographies, and other items from a number of Stanford University students. Most of the letters are written home to family members; typical subjects include academic affairs, social life on campus...

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Clelia D. Mosher Papers

Clelia D. Mosher Papers

The collection contains primarily correspondence, writings (published and unpublished), diaries, and biographical and genealogical material spanning the years 1886 to 1938. Correspondents include Ray Lyman Wilbur, William H. Welch (President of Johns Hopkins), David Starr Jordan, and Havelock...

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Margaret Bayard Smith Transcription Project

Margaret Bayard Smith Transcription Project

The Margaret Bayard Smith Digital Edition is a project to transcribe and annotate the more than 3,000 letters, diaries, and commonplace books, written by Smith during her lifetime (1778-1844). The manuscripts are owned by the Library of Congress and a handful of letters are held by other...

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The Scientific Notebooks of German Orchidologist Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig Kränzlin

The Scientific Notebooks of German Orchidologist Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig Kränzlin

The Chicago Botanic Garden’s Lenhardt Library has received a grant award from the Illinois State Library for digitization. This grant, for uniquely held items in Illinois, allows us to digitize one-of-a-kind handwritten, nineteenth-century manuscripts for which no other copy exists. The...

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The Scientific Notebooks of French Lily Specialist Pierre Étienne Simon Duchartre

The Scientific Notebooks of French Lily Specialist Pierre Étienne Simon Duchartre

The Chicago Botanic Garden’s Lenhardt Library has received a grant award from the Illinois State Library for digitization. This grant, for uniquely held items in Illinois, allows us to digitize one-of-a-kind handwritten, nineteenth-century manuscripts for which no other copy exists. The...

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Alfred Doten Diaries, 1849-1903

Alfred Doten Diaries, 1849-1903

Alfred Doten began his daily diary at the age of 19 on the day he left his home in Plymouth Massachusetts for the gold fields of California aboard the ship Yeoman. His last entry was written 53 years later on the day before he died, cold, penniless and alone, in Carson City, Nevada. During the...

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Cas Opis

Cas Opis

Čas Opis je zošitový denník Júliusa Kollera z roku 1989 mapujúci každodenné udalosti a myšlienky najmä v súvislosti s odvíjajúcou sa Nežnou revolúciou. Koller tu svojim grafomanským prístupom buduje mozaiku televíznych a rozhlasových správ, počasia, vlastných názorov a rôznych detailov svetového...

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Čas Opis – Október 1989

Čas Opis – Október 1989

Čas Opis je zošitový denník Júliusa Kollera z roku 1989 mapujúci každodenné udalosti a myšlienky najmä v súvislosti s odvíjajúcou sa Nežnou revolúciou. Koller tu svojim grafomanským prístupom buduje mozaiku televíznych a rozhlasových správ, počasia, vlastných názorov a rôznych detailov svetového...

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Čas Opis – November 1989

Čas Opis – November 1989

Čas Opis je zošitový denník Júliusa Kollera z roku 1989 mapujúci každodenné udalosti a myšlienky najmä v súvislosti s odvíjajúcou sa Nežnou revolúciou. Koller tu svojim grafomanským prístupom buduje mozaiku televíznych a rozhlasových správ, počasia, vlastných názorov a rôznych detailov svetového...

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Čas Opis – September 1989

Čas Opis – September 1989

Čas Opis je zošitový denník Júliusa Kollera z roku 1989 mapujúci každodenné udalosti a myšlienky najmä v súvislosti s odvíjajúcou sa Nežnou revolúciou. Koller tu svojim grafomanským prístupom buduje mozaiku televíznych a rozhlasových správ, počasia, vlastných názorov a rôznych detailov svetového...

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George Jeffrey, Protector Diary

George Jeffrey, Protector Diary

This diary, written by George Frederik Jeffery, talks about an expedition on board the H.M.S Protector from Port Adelaide to the Boxer Rebellion in China. Commencing on 6 August 1900, Jeffery writes of his experiences on board the PROTECTOR. He explains the entire journey as they stop at...

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Waples Diary

Waples Diary

The diary, written in a reporter style notebook, contains entries written by 'Tubby' Waples while serving on board HMAS KALGOORLIE during the Pacific campaign of World War Two. Waples writes of the general activities that occurred during the trip talking about the weather, the duties he...

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Robert Lees Diary 1875

Robert Lees Diary 1875

A diary written by E. Holland about his voyage to Australia with his wife. Beginning on September 11 1875, he writes of his travelling experiences which started at Oxford before travelling to Plymouth to go through the Emigrants Depot, and then heading on-board the the 'Robert Lees' to finally...

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Diary of Harry Andrewartha

Diary of Harry Andrewartha

Harry Andrewartha, writes of his personal experiences as an apprentice on board the windjammer Moshulu. He talks about his voyage from Port Victoria to England via Cape Horn and presents a daily description of his time on the Moshulu performing his duties as an apprentice, the weather (an...

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Prewett Diary

Prewett Diary

This diary consists of almost daily descriptions of passenger life on board the SS ORCADES. Travelling from February until March 1961, both Peter and Lorna Prewett write of their experiences as the boat journeys through different countries. They start off at Tilbury, where they boarded, and...

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Oriana Diary

Oriana Diary

Elizabeth Greer, traveled on board the SS ORIANA in 1965, recording her experiences her diary. Travelling alone from Southampton to Australia, Elizabeth wrote daily and concise entries of her life as a passenger on board. She included details about her roommates and the friends she had made on...

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Vernon Smith Diary

Vernon Smith Diary

Vernon Smith’s diary presents incomplete entries of daily events on a sea voyage to the north of Australia in the lugger VENTURE. Entitled ‘Port Darwin May/July 1905’, it presents the daily experiences Smith had on board the ship as well as the different places he visited during his voyage. He...

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Parma Diary

Parma Diary

This diary contains personal experiences of the author’s life on board the windjammer PARMA from March 1936 until July 1936. The author, Eric Stevens, writes his diary as a letter to his mother and includes several entries of his activities and jobs while travelling on the PARMA. He recounts the...

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William Strapps Diaries

William Strapps Diaries

William Strapps’ 1879 diary contains almost daily entries detailing his voyage to Australia from Camberwell England. Sailing on the ship GARONNE, Strapps writes of his time on board living with different people and different nationalities. He also talks of his experiences on the ship from the...

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Postboy Logbook

Postboy Logbook

This diary logs the many travels that the schooner ‘Postboy’ completed during the late 19th century. It contains travels mostly from Port Adelaide to other gulf ports in South Australia such as Port McDonnell and Port Pirie. Mostly used as a trading ship, this diary also contains a travel log of...

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Dr. Caleb Edward Iddings Diaries

Dr. Caleb Edward Iddings Diaries

Caleb Edward Iddings, (1829-1904) was a physician in Sandy Spring, Maryland. In 1849, prior to medical school, he joined the wave of young hopefuls traveling to California, seeking fortune during in the Gold Rush. Upon his return from the West, he obtained his medical training at Maryland...

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Reminiscences

Reminiscences

A collection of diaries and reminiscences from Sandy Spring community members. As you explore you'll find travel logs and ledgers, childhood memories and daily activities, some dating as early as 1823.

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Increase A. Lapham Papers, 1825-1930

Increase A. Lapham Papers, 1825-1930

This Collection has been fully Transcribed Thank you to everyone who helped make this collection more accessible Papers of Increase Allen Lapham, the most prominent figure in early scientific research in Wisconsin. The papers consist of personal and biographical papers, correspondence, and...

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Mary Ruth Slaton diaries

Mary Ruth Slaton diaries

The diaries of Mary Ruth Slaton, a housewife and mother from in Hopkins County, Kentucky, dated 1931-1973. Slaton begins writing her diary during the Great Depression in the early 1930s. She describes going to school, spending time with friends and doing chores. By the late 1930s she has...

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Nimrod Porter Papers

Nimrod Porter Papers

Farmer and sheriff in Maury County, Tenn. Diary and other records of Nimrod Porter. The diary, 1861–1871, records daily life during the Civil War and Reconstruction; weather; farm and business activities; operations of Union and Confederate armies and guerillas in Maury County and vicinity; news...

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Thomas Martin Diaries

Thomas Martin Diaries

Thomas P. Martin (1846-1910) was born on Albemarle Plantation in Assumption Parish, Louisiana. During the Civil War, he served in Company C of the 26th Louisiana Regiment. In 1865, Thomas Martin married Cornelia M. Taylor. Mr. Martin arrived in Fort Worth, Texas during the early 1890s, where...

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Diaries and Notebooks of Marian Anderson

Diaries and Notebooks of Marian Anderson

The University of Pennsylvania Libraries house the papers of the famed American singer Marian Anderson. As part of a CLIR hidden collections digitization grant the University of Pennsylvania Libraries digitized over 2,500 items from the Anderson collection including several of her handwritten...

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A Diary and Journal from the Second Grinnell Expedition

A Diary and Journal from the Second Grinnell Expedition

In 1853 Elisha Kent Kane set off on the Second Grinnell Expedition, ostensibly to search for survivors of Sir John Franklin's lost expedition launched in 1845, but also to discover the Northwest Passage. Kane, an ambitious scientist, was also on a quest to become famous for arctic exploration,...

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University of Nevada Summer School Diaries 1912-1914

University of Nevada Summer School Diaries 1912-1914

In the summer of 2020, the University of Nevada Reno conducted its first summer session off campus, with remote teaching, due to the coronavirus pandemic. 108 years earlier, in 1912, the university held its very first summer session, on campus, but with abundant extra-curricular excursions to...

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Sergeant Herbert

Sergeant Herbert

Second World War Diary (covering 16 December 1942 to January 1943) written by Sergeant Herbert, from Townsville. The diary was accompanied by a Pocket vocabulary of Malay Pidgin English and Japanese phrases; Photographs of troops, aircraft and natives, taken in New Guinea at that time.

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Archibald Hewland Raymond diary

Archibald Hewland Raymond diary

Covering the period 23 August 1914 - 22 February 1917 the diary contains a detailed account of Raymond's enlistment, voyage to Egypt, the Gallipoli Campaign and service in France and Belgium. It also contains a diagram by Raymond of how the shells fell around the ship he was on at the...

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Loughridge diary 1904-1905

Loughridge diary 1904-1905

The shipboard diary was written by C.W. Loughridge, the fourth officer of a cargo vessel, the "Torr Head" on its outward voyage from Ireland to Australia, via the Cape of Good Hope. It includes much observational commentary on Port Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, and in particular Brisbane...

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Wisconsin Women's History

Wisconsin Women's History

Manuscripts and ephemera documenting the lives of women in Wisconsin. Visit the Help Page for Transcription Help for this collection. NEW! Jane Lloyd Jones Correspondence of Jane Lloyd Jones concerning the difficulties encountered in the operation of Hillside Home School in the Town of...

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Philemon P. Black Journals

Philemon P. Black Journals

Philemon P. Black (1825-1901), from Chautauqua County, New York, farmed 80 acres of land that he called Sunnyside Ranch, on the north side of Terry Lake near Fort Collins, Colorado. He came to the Fort Collins area in 1874. His pioneering efforts to grow fruit in the Cache la Poudre valley...

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Northeast Ohio and the Civil War: Primary Source Manuscripts at Cleveland Public Library

Northeast Ohio and the Civil War: Primary Source Manuscripts at Cleveland Public Library

This collection contains a diary, a set of letters, and a manuscript document from the Special Collections at Cleveland Public Library. The first item is the Diary for 1865, George B. Carle, Company K, 90th Ohio Regiment. The diary, part a larger collection, consists holograph entries in a...

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Lucy Harris Travel Diary 1897

Lucy Harris Travel Diary 1897

This diary forms part of the extensive John and Amelia Harris Family fonds held by the Archives and Special Collections. George Harris, Lucy (his wife), and children Ronald and Milly go on extended World Tour in 1897-1898. This is the only travel diary of Lucy Harris where she chronicles their...

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Letters from the Hemingway Family Archive

Letters from the Hemingway Family Archive

Compiled by writer Leicester Hemingway (1915-1982), the younger brother of Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961), in the process of researching and writing his biography, My Brother Ernest Hemingway (1962), the collection contains more than 1,600 items. Among the manuscript holdings, the bulk of...

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19th-20th Century women writers : letters, manuscripts, & correspondence

19th-20th Century women writers : letters, manuscripts, & correspondence

This collection includes scanned letters, correspondence, and other manuscript items by 19th & 20th Century women writers. Many famous names are to be found inside: Elizabeth Blackwell, Mary Moody Emerson, Elizabeth Stoddard, Julia C. R. Dorr, Willa Cather, and Emma Willard are all...

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Miles Franklin diaries and personal papers

Miles Franklin diaries and personal papers

Stella Maria Sarah Miles Franklin – known as Stella to her family and friends, and as Miles to her readers – was born on 14 October 1879. The young Miles published her best-known and much-loved work My Brilliant Career in 1901. One of the greatest insights into the life of Miles Franklin is...

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Hassall family papers, 1793-2000

Hassall family papers, 1793-2000

Hassall Family Papers https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/1Jk404VY This collection contains correspondence, diaries, ledgers, and letter books produced by several generations of the Hassall family. Rowland Hassall (1768–1820) was born in Coventry, England, and was one of the first...

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Kathleen McIntyre Diaries

Kathleen McIntyre Diaries

Two diaries (1922-1926) that concern McIntyre as a young woman, her training as a nurse , and first employment as a nurse at a hospital in Albany, NY.

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Hayes Collection

Hayes Collection

Johnston and Wood family members owned and operated Hayes Plantation on the Albemarle Sound near Edenton, N.C. Members of the Johnston family include Gabriel Johnston (1699–1752), royal governor of the colony of North Carolina and planter; his brother Samuel Johnston (1702–1757),...

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George Wesley Johnson Farm Journal

George Wesley Johnson Farm Journal

Farm journal, 1853–1866, kept by George Wesley Johnson, a white merchant, postmaster, farmer, landowner, and enslaver in Davie County, North Carolina. The journal primarily documents daily farm operations, including what he planted, the methods he used, and the crops he yielded, as well as...

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The Journal of Samuel Vaughan, June - September 1787

The Journal of Samuel Vaughan, June - September 1787

"Minutes made by S.[amuel] V.[aughan] from Stage to Stage on a Tour to Fort Pitt or Pittsbourg in company with Mr. Michl. Morgan Obriar. from thence by S.V. only -- through Virginia Maryland and Pennsylvania." Bound, small octavo, 70-72 pages, 7 full or half page water color sketches. A...

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Obed Macy Journals and Letter Books

Obed Macy Journals and Letter Books

Obed Macy (1762–1844) was a Nantucket Quaker merchant and writer whose long and varied career included work as a whaleman, shoemaker, blacksmith, and farmer. He and his brother Silvanus manufactured soap and spermaceti candles, and served as shipping agents and ship owners. In 1835, he published...

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Emily Caroline Creaghe - Diary, 22 Dec. 1882 - 5 Sept. 1883

Emily Caroline Creaghe - Diary, 22 Dec. 1882 - 5 Sept. 1883

Describes her journey from Sydney in the ship Corea with calls at Queensland ports, reaching Thursday Island 9 Jan. 1883, arrival at Flinders telegraph station 14 Jan. 1883, and the journey from Normanton to Port Darwin, sailing from Port Darwin for Sydney 22 Aug. 1883 on the steamer Feilung....

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Sandy Spring Area Schools Collection

Sandy Spring Area Schools Collection

Spanning as far back as 1844, this collection contains hand written and typed letters, essays, notebooks, and advertisements from various schools and students around Sandy Spring.

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Sandy Spring Veteran Collection

Sandy Spring Veteran Collection

This collection contains letters and personal materials from known veterans in Sandy Spring history, as well as some military materials. Materials date from 1862 to 1947 and cover the Civil War, World War I, and World War II.

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Ellen Stabler Diaries

Ellen Stabler Diaries

Born in 1834, Ellen wrote her first diary in 1852 and continued for a majority of her life until 1922. While Ellen never married or had any children, her diaries reveal that she was an active member of the Sandy Spring community, volunteering for several local organizations throughout her life....

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Claude Fraser Diary

Claude Fraser Diary

This diary was kept by 18 year old Claude Fraser from Queensland, who volunteered for deployment with the Graves Registration Unit in 1919. The men were tasked with locating, exhuming, identifying and reburying of Australian war dead on the battlefields of France in 1919.

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Irene Dixon Bamford

Irene Dixon Bamford

The fonds consists of 25 diaries detailing the life of Irene Dixon Bamford on Wolfe Island, Ontario, Canada. Irene Dixon Bamford was born in the United States in 1834. She moved to Wolfe Island with her husband, Wells Bamford (a sailor). She had three children: Isabel, Wells, and Devolsom.

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Newspaper Clippings from Doten Diaries

Newspaper Clippings from Doten Diaries

These are the remaining clippings from Alfred Doten's diaries that have not yet been transcribed (about 10% of the total clippings), beginning with his Book 38 and ending with Book 79. New pages will be added as the project continues. Thank you for helping!

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Diary of a Marine Corps aviator during his first tour in Vietnam

Diary of a Marine Corps aviator during his first tour in Vietnam

Peter Davis grew up in Brockton, Massachusetts in a well-to-do family. Pete went to college at Dartmouth in New Hampshire but was rather more fond of the Outdoor Club than his studies. Feeling listless, he dropped out of college and joined the Marine Corps as an aviator. This diary was...

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2024 Travel Diaries Transcribe-A-Thon

2024 Travel Diaries Transcribe-A-Thon

To celebrate the warmer weather and the beginning of Spring and Summer travel season, for this Transcribe-A-Thon we will be transcribing travel diaries! These diaries contain the itineraries of Sandy Spring residents as they traveled to various destinations around the world, such as the American...

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David Kimball  Diary, 1803-1804

David Kimball Diary, 1803-1804

A journal kept by noted Ipswich, Massachusetts minister David T. Kimball during his final year of studies at Harvard University and Harvard Divinity School, and a year of teaching at Phillips Academy. Rev. David Tenney Kimball (1782–1860) was a prominent abolitionist and Pastor of the First...

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Transcribe Hopkins Workshop

Transcribe Hopkins Workshop

This event will take place November 9-11, 2023. See the Transcribe Hopkins website for more information: https://transcribehopkins.tcf.lauramorreale.com/

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John Fletcher Comer Journal

John Fletcher Comer Journal

John Fletcher Comer was a cotton planter of Barbour County, Ala., where he also ran a sawmill and corn mill. J.F. Comer was the father of Braxton Bragg Comer, who, in 1906, became governor of Alabama. The collection is a journal kept by John Fletcher Comer containing various kinds of records...

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Battle Family Papers

Battle Family Papers

The Battle Family Papers document the life of William Horn Battle (1802–1879) of Louisburg, Raleigh, and Chapel Hill, a white lawyer, legislator, judge, and trustee and professor of law at the University of North Carolina; Kemp Plummer Battle (1831–1919) of Chapel Hill and Raleigh, a white...

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Life as a Quaker Family: The Brookes

Life as a Quaker Family: The Brookes

Welcome! Introduction to the Brooke Family The Brooke Family were landowners and members of the Quaker community in Sandy Spring, Maryland. Their family was made up of Robert (father), Mary (mother), and their ten children. When they first...

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John Davis Barnett fonds

John Davis Barnett fonds

J. Davis Barnett (1846-1926) was an engineer with the Grand Trunk Railway in Canada. He also built a huge library on his many interests and was a noted bibliophile. His library and archives were donated to Western Libraries in 1918, with him acting as our first 'librarian' cataloguing his own...

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London and Surrounding Area Records

London and Surrounding Area Records

Contains records created by individuals, families, and organizations created in or related to London and the surrounding area.

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David C. Driskell Papers

David C. Driskell Papers

Help us make David C. Driskell’s incredible life of art, teaching, and scholarship more accessible to everyone! David C. Driskell was an inspiration to so many of his colleagues, students, and fellow artists, including Jacob Lawrence and Aaron Douglas. He passed away from...

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Čas Opis – August 1989

Čas Opis – August 1989

Čas Opis je zošitový denník Júliusa Kollera z roku 1989 mapujúci každodenné udalosti a myšlienky najmä v súvislosti s odvíjajúcou sa Nežnou revolúciou. Koller tu svojim grafomanským prístupom buduje mozaiku televíznych a rozhlasových správ, počasia, vlastných názorov a rôznych detailov svetového...

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Čas Opis – December 1989

Čas Opis – December 1989

Čas Opis je zošitový denník Júliusa Kollera z roku 1989 mapujúci každodenné udalosti a myšlienky najmä v súvislosti s odvíjajúcou sa Nežnou revolúciou. Koller tu svojim grafomanským prístupom buduje mozaiku televíznych a rozhlasových správ, počasia, vlastných názorov a rôznych detailov svetového...

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World War I Collection

World War I Collection

Collection of World War I documents, letters, and photos.

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Gold Rush Era Letters

Gold Rush Era Letters

Letters written by various people during the Gold Rush era 1848-1855. Please note that historical materials in the Gold Rush Collections may include viewpoints and values that are not consistent with the values of the California State Library or the State of California and may be considered...

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Betty Perrett diary

Betty Perrett diary

A diary written by 17 year old Betty Perrett who was living in Kilkivan in the Gympie region of Queensland, Australia. It documents her life working as a nanny in the nearby town of Goomeri and later in the Brisbane suburb of Lutwyche. In the diary she discusses her social life attending balls...

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