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A manuscript Civil War diary of Confederate States Army lieutenant Alfred Moore, written as a member of Co. I, 11th Virginia Cavalry. Moore's entries extend from September 1864 to February 1865: events covered include Hampton's cattle raid and Rosser's raid on Beverly, West Virginia.
A diary maintained by Anna Quincy Thaxter Cushing (1825-1900) of Dorchester, Massachusetts, with daily entries running from March 1858 to August 1861. The entries describe Cushing's personal, family, and social life in considerable detail.
Anonymous diary of life at the University of Notre Dame during the fall of 1867.
An 1850 overland diary recording an emigrant's passage from Dubuque, Iowa to the Salt Lake Cutoff.
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 Civil War manuscript diary kept by David B. Arthur of Grant County, Wisconsin, as 1st sergeant and 2nd lieutenant in Co. I, 20th Wisconsin Infantry. Entries range from October 1862 to June 1863, when the regiment was serving in Missouri and Arkansas.
Photocopy of Clark's diaries, 1948-1989; manuscripts of essays, bibliographies, articles, book reviews, proposals, clippings, and offprints; concerning Irish studies, urban history, labor, public housing, desegregation, and Catholic Action; with a few letters and memoranda, a register of the Clark Papers in the Balch Institute of Ethnic Studies, a television script, and an interview with Clark (1976).
A 242-page diary kept by Sylvester H. Rosecrans, 1847-1852, which covers his journey to Rome, travels in Italy and preparation for the priesthood; a typewritten transcript of the same diary; letters, poems and clippings by and about Sylvester H. Rosecrans; photostats of some 25 letters concerning the Dominican Sisters at St. Mary of the Springs, Columbus, Ohio, 1829-1860; and a few other items concerning the Catholic Church in Columbus.
The manuscript diaries of Surgeon Lieutenant George Marshall Oakden, who served in the British Navy from 1914 to 1919, and the letters of his brother, Arthur, who died in the Gallipoli Campaign in 1915.
This collection consists of the personal and professional papers of members of the Durand family, including Augusto Durand and José Durand. Also included are papers of Augusto’s friend and colleague, Dr. Ricardo Flores. The collection spans from the mid-nineteenth century to José Durand’s death in 1990. Materials include correspondence, postcards, diaries, manuscripts, photographs, literary drafts, notebooks, and certificates.
A manuscript Civil War diary of Confederate States Army lieutenant George H. Murphy, written as a member of Co. D, 23rd Virginia Cavalry. Entries extend from 1 March to 13 April 1865, and recount the author's movements up and down the Shenandoah Valley.
A manuscript diary maintained by Confederate States Pvt. H. H. Wiseman, Co. B, 1st Tennessee Heavy Artillery, recounting Wiseman's experiences in Union prison camps at Governors Island and Elmira, New York in 1864-1865.
Diary dating from 12 April to 11 October 1889, including some sketches and drafts of poems; sketchbook dating from 1891, with monochromatic drawings of American landscape; sketchbook dating from 1893-1894, with watercolors of French landscape and buildings; sketchbook dating from 1912, with pencil drawings of European scenes, including mountains, bridges, cathedrals, steeples, towers, soldiers, and Robespierre's house.
A manuscript diary kept by a young Philadelphia drug store worker named Jacob Russel, from October 1857 to February 1859.
A transcription of his diary for 1852-1853 made by his widow; a diary written for his wife during 1857; a daybook written during 1857-1861; accounts for 1857-1859; a short sketch of his life written by his widow; eulogies; and a photo of Mulligan in uniform.
A short-entry Civil War manuscript soldier's diary for the calendar year 1863, kept by James Boardman, Co. B, 3rd Minnesota Infantry.
Civil War papers and realia of James C. Woodworth of Worcester, Massachusetts, who from 1861 to 1864 served in Co. H of the 25th Massachusetts Infantry, rising to lieutenant. Included in the collection are a 6-volume wartime diary and an album containing 73 tintype portraits of members of Co. H.
An eighteenth-century manuscript copy of a diary kept by Capt. John Curtice of the Massachusetts militia in 1745-1745/6, during the siege and occupation of the French fortress of Louisbourg.
Diary and ledger of John Mary Odin, with names of those baptised and married, the days he preached, and a sketchy itinerary of his trip to Europe in 1852 as well as journeys in the United States; also three letters of 1843 and 1850 to church officials in New Orleans.
The original diary is in the Catholic Archives of Texas, Chancery Office, Austin Texas.
Correspondence (originals and copies), with Daniel E. Hudson, CSC, editor of The Ave Maria; Mrs. B.J. Semmes, his god-mother, and her daughter-in-law, Mrs. J. M. Semmes; and Thomas Kilby Smith and Walter George Smith (1854-1924), sons of a Civil War companion; with a copy of a journal that Dutton kept during the Civil War, 1855- 1864, articles about, and relics of, Father Damien, and a copy of Charles J. Dutton's The Samaritans of Molokai.
Pocket diary of Gruber, dating from his enlistment at Delphi, Indiana, 3 August 1861, to his discharge, 11 July 1862.
A manuscript diary of some 80,000 words kept by Mary Huntington Morgan (1873-1966) in Washington DC during the year 1896. Morgan was the unmarried 23-year-old daughter of Daniel Nash Morgan (1844-1931), Treasurer of the United States under Grover Cleveland.