Subject Source: Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The largest part of the collection consists of the pocket diaries Parkhurst kept from 1847 to 1906. The early diaries (1847-1860) relate details of his court cases and only rarely mention his personal life. Records of various financial transactions are incorporated in these early diaries. The diaries of the war years (1861-1865) include battle accounts and descriptions of Parkhurst's experiences as a prisoner-of-war in 1862. In the diaries of the post-war years, Parkhurst discusses primarily...
Dates: 1831 - 1906
Scope and Contents The Porter family papers consist of correspondence and printed materials relating to members of the Porter, Prindle, and Pierce families, primarily to Grace Porter Pierce of Grand Ledge, Michigan. The daughter of Henry and Emma Prindle Porter, she married William Pierce in 1898.The collection contains letters between family members primarily dealing with family concerns. It also includes a series of letters from Bert Porter, Grace Porter Pierce's brother, who served with the 8th...
Dates: 1836 - 1957