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Diaries (documents)

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Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Reuben Lewis Bartle journals

Identifier: BUSC-2023-004
Abstract Daily journals kept by Reuben Lewis "R. L." Bartle (1844 - 1917) of Washington County, Indiana. The journals cover the years 1884 to 1893; January through May of 1894; and 1903 through 1911. He records daily happenings and financial transactions, visits, trips to Henryville and Salem, the nearest towns. Bartle was a notary public and often records when his neighbors brought legal documents for him to witness; among these are often Civil War pension applications. He makes frequent mentions of...
Dates: 1884 - 1894; 1903 - 1911

Patrick Casey papers

Identifier: BUSC-2004-001
Abstract This collection consists of a brief narrative and two diaries from 1862 to 1865 written by a resident of Whitehall, Washington County, New York while enlisted with the 104th NY Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War. The narrative and diary entries detail regimental movements, battles, living conditions as a prisoner of war, camp life, prices of clothing and sundries, and the weather. This collection has been digitized and is accessible from the ...
Dates: 1862 - 1865

Dibble, Diana Adelia Calkins diary, 1868

 File — Box 1
Scope and Contents Diana Adelia Calkins Dibble’s 1868 diary volume measures three inches by four and one-half inches, with three days for each page. Diana Adelia writes entries for each day of the week. She occupies most of her day with sewing and quilting, occasionally going to the village to purchase cloth and sewing supplies. She describes the weather and writes of her loneliness, not feeling well, and about corresponding with friends and family in Pennsylvania. She occasionally receives letters from home....
Dates: 1868

Frank W. Eldredge diary

Identifier: BUSC-1983-002
Abstract Diary of Frank W. Eldredge (1849 - 1912) kept while attending Eagleswood Military Academy in Perth Amboy, New Jersey in 1863 and 1864, with a single entry from 1866. The diary was kept in an old ledger book, and not sequentially. From the front of the book, the entries are as follows: April 16 - May 5, 1864; September 15, 1864; July 3, 1866; November 8, 1864; February 26, 1863; September 27 - October 18, 1863; February 13 - 22 1863. Eldredge's diary entries document the weather and his daily...
Dates: 1863 - 1866

Edward I. Ford diaries

Identifier: BUSC-2005-001

This collection includes two diaries kept by Dr. Edward Irving Ford (1825 - 1908) of Binghamton, Broome County, New York, for the years 1863 and 1866. The 1863 diary records Ford's activities in Binghamton and then his service as an army surgeon in various locations. The 1866 diary records his final month in hospital service, his journey back to Binghamton and various other travels, and his purchase of a drug store in Binghamton.

Dates: 1863 - 1866

Mae E. Franklin diaries and friendship albums

Identifier: BUSC-2019-002

This collection contains seven diaries dating from 1901 to 1917 and one friendship album from 1897 to 1920 belonging to Mae E. Franklin. A second friendship album, from 1892 to 1920, belonged to Elmer Franklin, Mae’s husband. The Franklins resided in Preston, New York.

Dates: 1892 - 1920

John W. Gates diaries and account books

Identifier: BUSC-2019-003
Abstract This collection comprises fourteen diaries written by John W. Gates, a dairy farmer from Chittenango, Madison County, New York. The diaries cover the years 1902, 1911, 1913, 1914, 1916, 1917, 1919, 1920, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1929. They recount activities of the farm, meetings attended as an elected official, and family and business trips. A 1922 book contains accounts for gasoline, oil, and kerosone. Three bank account books and assorted loose documents from 1864 to 1897 belonged to...
Dates: 1864 - 1929

Griffis, Abner diary, 1855

 File — Box 1
Scope and Contents Diary of Abner Griffis for 1855. Entries for January 1-10 are the most extensive, with Griffis stating at the outset that he intends to keep the diary "particularly about my Forest Lake farm," in Forest Lake Township, Susquehanna County, PA. Griffis's first few entries include information about the weather, plans for the farm, visitors, and daily chores. There are no entries between January 11 and June 30. Short entries resume on July 1 and largely comment on farm work done by...
Dates: 1855

Hayward, Abraham diary, 1857

 File — Box 1
Scope and Contents

"Partridge & Cozens' Annual Diary for 1857" used by English journalist and essayist Abraham Hayward (1801 - 1884), inscribed by him "A. Hayward, Temple" on the front free endpaper. Mostly records his meal engagements, giving just a name and a time. There are several small penciled notes laid in, which may have been passed between Hayward and his friends in a social club.

Dates: 1857

Tilly Losch papers and artworks

Identifier: BUSC-2014-001
Overview Ottilie Ethel Leopoldine Herbert, Countess of Carnarvon (née Losch; 1903–1975), known professionally as Tilly Losch, was an Austrian dancer, choreographer, actress and painter. A graduate of the Vienna Opera Ballet School, Losch worked with Max Reinhardt for productions such as of A Midsummer Night's Dream (1927) and The Miracle (1932). The Tilly Losch collection consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence as well as legal documents, banking...
Dates: 1907 - 1991; Majority of material found in 1930-1975