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Three manuscript journals and albums kept by female members of the Corkins family of Vermont and Massachusetts. Included is a personal journal of Sarah Corkins Towslee (1833-1898), describing her years as an operative in the mills of the Connecticut River Valley.
A manuscript journal kept by Connecticut native Elisur H. Rogers from 23 January to 15 October 1849, recording his experiences on a trip to the California gold fields.
Family correspondence and other manuscript materials of the influential Green family of Worcester, Massachusetts, and New York. Of the 200-odd letters in the collection, the greater number were written by and to the ten children of Dr. John Green and Mary Ruggles in the 1790s, 1800s, and 1810s.
A group of seven manuscript volumes, mostly personal journals, kept by Methodist Episcopal clergyman John T. McMahon and his wife Sarah Douglas McMahon. Much of the content dates from the couple's years working at the Church's North India Mission, 1871-1897.
A manuscript journal of some 60,000 words kept by Col. Joseph C. Audenried of the U. S. Army during Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman's 10-month tour of Europe and the Middle East in 1871-1872.
Twenty-eight annual journals of the daily calendar type, recording the professional activities of agent Max. H. Roder of the U. S. Federal Bureau of Narcotics, 1931-1959.
Three idiosyncratic manuscript journals of deeply cynical leftist political commentary, written by an unidentified Irish-American resident of Pittsburgh, ca. 1922-1932. The journals treat local, national, and international affairs, contemporaneous and historical: there is much on World War I, Ireland, and American politics generally. The volumes are illustrated with some 750 drawings, many of them portraits.
A manuscript journal kept by Pennsylvania native Samuel Harris from 14 October to 1 December 1774, recording the progress of a surveying party up the Susquehanna River.
A manuscript journal of the Pennsylvania Quaker Samuel Preston, describing a 19-day trip on horseback through Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia, February-March 1788.
The two-volume manuscript journal of the Boston littérateur and lawyer Theophilus Parsons (1797-1882), kept during his early professional years, 1819-1823.
A personal journal kept by the purser of the schooner-gunboat U.S.S. Bonita during the U.S.-Mexican War, 1846-1847.
A manuscript journal and book of verse kept by a young Ohio evangelical named William King, from 1831 to 1842.