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Diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms

Found in 113 Collections and/or Records:

Addie E. Milks diary

 Collection
Identifier: c-00548
Scope and Contents This collection contains excerpts from Addie E. Milks' diary detailing the history and genealogy of the Sloan and McCormick families, as well as early pioneer life in Michigan territory.A majority of the excerpts pertain to Addie's mother, Ann McCormick Malone, and her dramatic experiences during the Revolutionary War as well as her family's subsequent move to Taymouth Township, near the Flint River, Michigan.Also included in the excerpts are comments about relations...
Dates: 1922

Allen Benton Morse diary

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.435
Scope and Contents This collection contains a microfilm copy of Allen Benton Morse's 1859 diary that he kept while a student at the Agriculture College of the State of Michigan (now Michigan State University).
Dates: 1859

Alonzo and J. H. Towner papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00405
Scope and Contents The collection contains a diary (1869-1870) of Alonzo Towner depicting farm life in Bath, Clinton County, Michigan. Added to the back of the diary are the minutes (1902-1910) of board meetings of the Perry Percheron Horse Company, a stud service operating in Perry, Shiawassee County, Michigan, recorded by the acting secretary, J. H. Towner.
Dates: 1869 - 1910; Majority of material found within 1902 - 1910

Amos Franklin diary

 Collection
Identifier: c-00458
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Amos Franklin's diary (January 1 to December 31, 1865). He lived in Michigan and was probably a carpenter. His diary entries are fairly brief and primarily discuss his daily activities and his jobs.
Dates: 1865

Anonymous diary

 Collection
Identifier: c-00084
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one diary, kept from December 19, 1899 to May 3, 1903. While the author is unknown, the diary reveals that he ran a small combined hardware store and post office, as well as owning a farm in the Pomona, Michigan area. In addition to comments about the author's personal life, the diary contains a detailed record of marriages, births, illnesses, and deaths in the towns along the railroad line between Harlan, Pomona, and Copemish, Michigan. Social events are frequently...
Dates: 1899 - 1903

Anonymous diary

 Collection
Identifier: c-00459
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a diary (January 1 to December 21, 1879) written by an anonymous woman. She primarily writes about her daily activities such as sewing, ironing, baking, visiting with friends, and going to church.
Dates: 1879

Anonymous diary

 Collection
Identifier: c-00461
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a diary (January 1, 1931 to December 29, 1933) written by anonymous woman. She writes about her daily activities such as going to church, meetings, shopping, visiting friends, writing letters, reading sewing, and baking.
Dates: 1931 - 1933

Ansel Wells papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00065
Scope and Contents The Ansel Wells papers consist of diaries, letters, and a tuition receipt. Wells kept the two diaries (1860, 1861-1862) while he was living in Pharsalia, New York. The brief daily entries record his farm work, social life, and religious activities. The tuition receipt (1859) represents Wells' attendance at the Cincinnatus Academy in Cincinnatus, New York. Six letters (1847-1853) from H. P. Herrick to his family in Pharsalia describe his life as a student at Amherst College and as a teacher in...
Dates: 1847 - 1862

Argentina Project (Balcarce) records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-2.9.5.13
Scope and Contents Records of the Argentina Project (Balcarce) consist of official reports and staff reports, personal and official staff correspondence, and preliminary studies and drafts of the project. Also included are financial and funding records, administrative records, and information on Argentina and agriculture.
Dates: 1957 - 1975

Austin and Foote families papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00495
Scope and Contents These papers contain the records of the Austin and Foote families of Milford from 1842 to 1907.An account book (1852-1866) and household accounts of the Foote family (1840-1878) are included as well as political tickets for Oakland County in the election of 1864. Materials on reunions of the Grand Army of the Republic and Women's Relief Corps (1890s) and articles of the Battle of Chickamauga are also included. The Civil War related materials have been scanned and put online...
Dates: 1842 - 1907