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Walter Lewellen Arnold Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0023
Overview Personal papers and business records of Walter L. Arnold, a businessman, guide, fur trader, trapper and author from Greenville, Maine.

Lyman M. Baker Civil War Memoir

Identifier: SpC MS 0693-sc
Overview An account of war experiences by a soldier in the Civil War. The beginning of the account was handwritten by his daughter, while that of his capture and prison experiences was in his own handwriting.

Ralph S. Bartlett Travel Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 1423-sc
Scope and Contents A diary used by Bartlett to record his travels in Europe, Canada, and South America as well as in Maine and Massachusetts. The volume records nine different trips taken in 1912, 1913, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1920, 1921, 1923 and 1924.

Paul W. Bean Civil War Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0046
Overview Contains Civil War correspondence of Frank L. Lemont (Company E, 5th Maine Regiment); letters of Charles Warner (145th New York Volunteers); diaries of John B. Bailey, Ezekiel Ellis, Edwin M. Truell and George Washington Verrill. Also contains record books.

Stephen Berry Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 0962-sc
Overview A diary of a printer and publisher in Portland, Maine.

Lorenzo Billings Diary and Census Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0994-sc
Overview A diary for the year 1883 of a farmer in Milton Plantation, Maine. Also included also are photocopies of census records for Lorenzo and his father in 1860, 1870, 1900, and 1910.

Elijah Blaisdell Diaries

Identifier: SpC MS 1021-sc
Overview Fifteen diaries of a farmer in York, Maine during the late nineteenth century. The diaries cover the years, 1870, 1879, 1880, 1882-1886, 1888-1891, and 1898-1900. The 1900 diary is blank.

Edward P. Blanchard Diaries

Identifier: SpC MS 1141-sc
Overview Daily diaries primarily recording observations about the weather. The volumes also contain newspaper clippings about the weather as well as obituaries and reports of events in Blanchard and nearby communities.

Jacob Blanchard Diaries

Identifier: SpC MS 0985-sc
Overview Diaries of a resident of Blanchard, Maine. The 4 diaries cover the years 1887, 1888, 1889-June 1890, and 1892-June 1894.

Aaron Blaney Memo Book

Identifier: SpC MS 1548-sc
Overview A diary from 1824-1834 kept by an unidentified person, probably Aaron Blaney of Bristol, Maine. Entries are headed Bristol and outline daily activities, service in the Maine legislature and as a justice of the peace in Bristol, deaths of parents and children, etc.

Geneva Bonin Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 1754-sc
Scope and Contents Diary, 1939, of Geneva Bonin, a resident of Northport, Maine. Entries usually begin with weather, followed by reports of daily life including the activities of her mother, father, son, and husband. Also contains some reports of significant events, recipes, and recording of cash accounts.

Ernest H. Boynton Diaries and Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0997-sc
Overview Diaries and papers of a railroad employee living in Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts.The 29 diaries cover the years 1883, 1885-1891, 1895-1906, 1909-1915, 1917, and 1927. Also included in the papers are bank account books from Merchants National Bank of Boston (1914 Nov. 20-1918 June 19); Forest City Trust Company, Portland, Maine (1922 Nov. 17-1923 May 28); First National Bank, Portland, Maine (1923 July 6-1926 July 12); and Melrose Trust Company, Melrose, Massachusetts (1927 March...

Neil Brackley Diary and History

Identifier: SpC MS 0869-sc
Overview The volume contains basic information about the early settlers in Elliottsville Plantation, Piscataquis County, Maine; a section with accounts of the Brackley farm from January to April 1902; and a diary kept between September 22, 1930 and December 31, 1931. The volume is in at least two different handwritings.

Simon Bradley Account Book

Identifier: SpC MS 1182-sc
Overview A volume used as an account book and diary by Simon Bradley, who appears to have been a farmer in Parsonsfield, Maine. The volume also contains copies of some of Bradley's correspondence both to family members and to business associates.

George Bragdon Diaries

Identifier: SpC MS 0873-sc
Overview Diaries of a Civil War soldier. Included are the original diaries, a handwritten copy of one of the diaries, and photocopies of the diaries. Also included are genealogies of the Bragdon family by George F. Dow and Celia McCobb Bragdon written in 1972.

Mellie J. Bragg Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 0848-sc
Overview A diary. Inscribed on inside: From Mother to Mellie J. Bragg. Includes accounts of work done and payments.

Simeon Brett Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 0865-sc
Overview Diary of a student and soldier. The diary describes the life of the teenage Simeon Brett and his life in a rural town. He touches briefly on his daily life, but does not go into detail. During the War of 1812 he was in the artillery of the Massachusetts Militia.

Ernest C. Brown Diaries

Identifier: SpC MS 1655

Edward Sandford Burgess Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 1523-sc
Overview A diary kept by Burgess from September 1907 to June 1908 recording his daily activities including walks and hikes in the area around New York City, travels to New Hampshire for the summer, and trips into Maine as well as in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Entries give detailed descriptions of plants seen, hiking trails followed, etc.; many include sketches by Burgess of buildings and houses in the areas he visited. The diary also records some of his activities while in New York City...

Howard A. Camp Letters

Identifier: SpC MS 1553

Willis Carter Diaries

Identifier: SpC MS 0084

Cary Family Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0085

Chandler Family Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0094
Overview Consists of business and personal papers of several generations of the family as well as materials concerning the town of New Gloucester, Maine.

William C. Chapman Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 1438-sc
Scope and Contents A diary kept by William Chapman from January-May, 1926, while a student at the University of Maine. In it he details his daily activities both as a student and as a member of Alpha Tau Omega. There are frequent references to Ruth Hastings, a student at Bates College who later became his wife.

Milton S. and Angela Clifford Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0101
Overview The manuscripts of poems by Milton S. Clifford. Also transcriptions of the diaries of Alice Clifford, George F. Godfrey, the letters of John Franklin Godfrey, the Journal of H.E. Prentiss' trip to Europe (1866) and family photographs.

Christopher A. Clough Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 0697-sc
Overview The diary of a farmer from Readfield, Maine covering the years 1867-1870.

Elizabeth Jane Coatsworth Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0102
Overview Contains notebooks and diaries of Elizabeth Jane Coatsworth, a noted poet and author of children's books.

Surgeon Albion Cobb Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 0744-sc
Overview Transcription of a diary of an assistant surgeon written during his service with the 4th Maine Volunteers during the Civil War. The dates of his diary are from 26 May 1863 to 14 June 1864. The diary was transcribed by Richard F. Potter of Woodstock, Connecticut in July 1996, and he also included information about other events and people during Albion Cobb's service. Included are photocopies of short biographies of Brigadier General John H. H. Ward and of Major General David Bell Birney.

Clinton Llewellyn Cole Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0107
Overview The collection contains material from Clinton Cole's years as a student at the University of Maine, including diaries from 1898 and 1899, memorabilia from his social activities at the university, lecture notes and photographs. The bulk of the collection is made up of Cole's scrapbooks and individual illustrations from newspapers and magazines of a variety of ships. Also included is an index to these illustrations by Robin Tarbell.

Colwell Family Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 1727
Scope and Contents

Family papers, calendars, correspondence, unpublished manuscripts, literary notes, photographs, and clippings of Maine author Miriam Colwell and her partner, the artist Chenoweth Hall. Cole family papers include business records of the Deasy and Handy Country Store, several Cole family businesses, journals, correspondence, photographs, and genealogical information for the community of Prospect Harbor.

Charles R. Coombs Account Book

Identifier: SpC MS 1287-sc
Overview An account book used by Charles Coombs of Belfast, Maine, in his taxidermy business. The volume records cash on hand as well as serving as a daybook to document work done for customers and charges for that work. The firm name Coombs & Harris also appears in the volume. The account book is accompanied by a volume entitled "Beech Wood Cottage visitors book, 1881," used by Charles Coombs' father, Robert H. Coombs, to record visitors to the cottage from 1881 to 1887. The volume was also used as...

Brooks Cousins Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 0074B
Overview A diary of a resident of Sedgwick, Maine. Also includes expenses, prose, and poetry.

Abbie Evelyn Cowan Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 1009-sc
Overview Diary of a resident of Milo, Maine in 1908. At end of diary are entries for births, deaths, and marriages.

Rose Crehore Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 0846-sc
Overview Handwritten diary covering the period November 22, 1867 to August 27, 1873. On first page: Marie W. [S?]heafer, Pottsville, Pa.; Rose Crehore, Boston, Mass., 34 West Chester Park. Includes sheet of paper inserted with instructions for fan flirtations.

Corydon P. Cronk Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0117
Scope and Contents The collection contains the personal papers and business records of Corydon P. Cronk of Wellesley, Massachusetts. It contains correspondence, job-related documents, photographs, subject files, and publications relating to Corydon Cronk's long and varied career in forestry. Included are speeches, reports, notes, memos, meeting notices, and conference programs. Also included are early records of the More, Mitchell, Millard, and Smith families.

William Chase Crosby Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0701-sc
Overview The papers of a farmer, businessman, and lawyer, of Atkinson and Bangor, Maine.

Shirley Cudlipp Five Year Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 1352-sc
Scope and Contents A diary kept by Shirley Cudlipp in 1936. From the entries it appears that Cudlipp was a teenager whose father was in the military. Most entries concentrate on Cudlipp's social life and activities. Some of the entries were written on board a ship while Cudlipp was traveling to Panama and then on to San Francisco, Hawaii, Guam and Manila.

Ruth I. Curran Diaries

Identifier: SpC MS 1027-sc
Overview Five diaries covering the years 1976-1979 and 1982 of a widow living in Bangor, Maine. Included in the diaries are descriptions of the weather and temperature each day, records of how much money she spent, her activities with Earle and her other friends and relatives, what she ate at home and at what restaurants she and Earle ate. Receipts for purchases which were kept in the diaries were removed and placed in separate folders.

Cutts Family Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 1048-sc
Overview Papers of a prominent family living in Saco, Maine in the first half of the nineteenth century. Included is a pamphlet by George Addison Emery titled Colonel Thomas Cutts : Saco's most eminent citizen in the country's early days, published in 1917 in Saco, Maine. Also included are farmer's almanacs, most of them by Robert B. Thomas, for the years 1813-1820, 1822, 1829, 1832-34, and 1850. The almanacs are interleaved with diary entries. Thomas Cutts was probably the author of the diary entries...

E. O. Danforth Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 0948-sc
Overview A diary by a farmer living in Madison, Maine.

Edward J. Danforth Diaries

Identifier: SpC MS 0124

Belle D'Arcy Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0125
Overview American actress; diary kept while on tour across the U.S. and in Canada, programs, playbills, autograph album, and clippings.

Davis Family Diaries

Identifier: SpC MS 1400-sc

Meyer Davis Collection

Identifier: SpC MS 0127
Overview The Meyer Davis collection reflects the career of a society orchestra leader.

John Franklin Day Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0129
Overview The collection contains personal correspondence from the 1920s through the 1960s reflecting Day's literary interests, efforts to publish his work and his activities in various social organizations. Client files from his career in insurance are also found in the collection.

Delano Family Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0135
Overview Includes family photographs, letters, documents, and autographs of some noted personalities. Also includes genealogy of Delano and Hartwell families.

Devereux Family Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0139
Overview Papers of various members of the Devereux family of Penobscot, Maine, as well as materials from other residents of Penobscot and Castine, Maine.

Diaries (1914-1922)

Identifier: SpC MS 1369

Diaries (1921-1950)

Identifier: SpC MS 1029-sc
Overview Two diaries of a woman from Milo, Maine, covering the years 1921 and 1946 to 1950.

Diaries (1946-1951)

Identifier: SpC MS 1578-sc
Overview Diaries kept in 1946 and 1951 by an unidentified pilot or pilots flying in northern Maine and in the Bangor, Maine area. The diary from 1946 has entries from January 1-12 only in which the pilot describes flying in the vicinity of Jo Mary Lake and around Mt. Katahdin as well as tending beaver traps, picking up mail, etc. The diary for 1951 has much shorter entries and outlines the pilot's work in the area of Bangor and Brewer, Maine.

Diaries and Record Books (1818-1827)

Identifier: SpC MS 1670-sc
Overview Three volumes from an unknown compiler describing voyages between 1818 and 1827 to South America, Europe and India, many if not all on the Brig Coromandel of Salem, Mass. Robert B. Stover is listed as captain in many of the entries. One volume has a section describing the author's work in settling the affairs of a Mr. Lindsay in 1821 and 1822; John P. Rice, Esq. of Boston is mentioned in these entries. The other volumes contain daily diary entries of life at sea, weather observations, and...

Diary (1890)

Identifier: SpC MS 1001-sc
Overview Diary of an unidentified farmer living in the Bath-Brunswick-Bowdoinham area, probably in Topsham.

Diary (1910-1911)

Identifier: SpC MS 1477-sc
Overview A daily diary for 1910-1911 of an unidentified person, probably a woman living in the Houlton, Maine, area. Entries outline the weather of the day, the woman's daily household chores, visits to neighbors and friends, and social activities such as attending plays, concerts, movies, etc.

Diary (1915-1917)

Identifier: SpC MS 1055-sc
Overview Diary of a housewife, possibly living in Maine. Entries record work done by George as a laborer and as a farmer, observations on the weather, trips to the village, household tasks, visitors.

Diary (1931-1935)

Identifier: SpC MS 1498-sc
Overview A diary of an unidentified person dating from 1931 to 1935. In 1931 and 1932 the person worked as a forester for Central Maine Power Co.; places in Maine mentioned in these entries include Upper Togue Pond, Pockwockamus Stream, Moosehead Lake, Pleasant Pond, Patten and Quakish Lake. In early 1932 the person moved to West Newton, Massachusetts; entries from this point on detail his work building and remodeling houses, as well as his daily activities, social life and family matters. Many entries...

Diary (1933)

Identifier: SpC MS 1002-sc
Overview Diary of a woman resident of Freeport, Maine.

Diary (1935-1939)

Identifier: SpC MS 1378-sc
Scope and Contents A diary of an unidentified person, probably a woman from Monson, Maine. The entries detail daily weather conditions, the writer's activities, and descriptions of people and events in town. Many entries make reference to the diarist's work in the library.

Diary (1937-1940)

Identifier: SpC MS 1333-sc
Scope and Contents A diary of an unidentified individual containing sporadic entries from 1937-1940. Information received with the diary indicates its author was a young woman from Auburn, Maine. The entries detail the author's daily activities, the weather, family illnesses, etc.

Diary (1948)

Identifier: SpC MS 1467-sc
Overview A daily diary for 1948 of an unidentified person, probably a woman living in the Lewiston, Maine area. Entries indicate the weather of the day and outline the woman's daily chores including working with bees, gathering eggs, gardening, doing household chores, etc.

Dingley Family Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0141
Overview Letters, diaries, (1855-59), speeches, and scrapbooks of Frank Lambert Dingley (1840-1918), editor of the Lewiston Journal, biography and other papers relating to Nelson Dingley (1832-1899), Governor of Maine, and other family members.

Martha Downes Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 1484-sc
Overview A diary of a young woman probably from Calais, Maine. Written between January 1 and February 15, 1855, the entries outline the writer's daily activities, school classes and family and social life.

Marjorie B. Drummond Travel Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 0853-sc
Overview Handwritten diary of a European honeymoon in 1913. The newlyweds were from Maine.

Normand Dubé Education Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0148
Overview The papers of an educator, poet, and major figure in the Franco-American revival of the 1970s.

East Branch Dam Company and East Branch Improvement Company Records

Identifier: SpC MS 1015-sc
Overview Records of a company and its successor which owned a share of the power rights of the Penobscot River in Maine.

E. W. Ericson Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 1585-sc
Overview A diary kept by E.W. Ericson of Rumford, Maine, in 1926. Entries describe his activities in school and at home.

Farmer's Diary and Account Book (1906-1921)

Identifier: SpC MS 0716-sc
Overview A ledger containing a farmer's diary and list of accounts, possibly from Phillips, Maine.

Charles M. Farnham Diaries

Identifier: SpC MS 1702-sc
Overview Diaries maintained by Charles M. Farnham in 1863 and 1864. Also included is a diary, 1912, of Emma Farnham, Charles Farnham's wife, in which she describes the weather, her daily activities, etc.

David A. Field and Edward A. Field Diaries

Identifier: SpC MS 0176
Overview The diaries of Edward A. Field cover the years 1861 to his death in 1903. The diaries of David A. Field (Edward's son), cover the years 1875 to 1923.

Five Year Diary (1945-1949)

Identifier: SpC MS 0964-sc
Overview Diary covering five years. Appears to be written by a farmer's wife living in the Freeport, Maine area.

Benjamin Browne Foster Diaries

Identifier: SpC MS 0765-sc
Overview The diaries of a student and Civil War soldier.

Julianna FreeHand Collection

Identifier: SpC MS 0187
Overview Diaries and letters of Sumner Drinkwater, a Maine sea captain and his wife, Alice Gray Drinkwater, 1870-1908. Consisting of some of the materials used by Julianna FreeHand in the writing of A Seafaring Legacy.

Ervin J. French Diary and Account Book

Identifier: SpC MS 0945-sc
Overview A diary and account book of a farmer in South Chesterville, Maine and later in Livermore Falls.

Eliza Draper Gardiner Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 1525-sc
Overview Diary with entries from 1940 to May 1950 detailing Gardiner's activities in the art community, participation in events and shows at the Providence Art Club and other museums, travels to various cities, visits to art museums, etc. Diary also provides details on progress of her various works, information on their purchase and where they were shown. Also mentioned are activities in her private life including visits of friends and family, health and household matters, etc. Found with the diary are...

Frank P. Gillespie Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 1472-sc
Overview A daily diary recording activities of Frank P. Gillespie, possibly of Biddeford, Maine. Entries pertain to cutting and selling wood, selling sawdust, building roads, growing and harvesting potatoes, etc. Also included are observations about the weather and entries detailing visits with friends, most notably Rosa A. Dow. The diary also contains information about Gillespie's purchases and wages for the year.

John Edwards Godfrey Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0204
Overview Manuscripts, diaries, and notes of a prominent 19th century Maine historian. Especially strong in Maine and Bangor history.

Sadie H. Goodall Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 0927-sc
Overview Diary of a housewife in Oakfield, Maine. Topics included are the weather, baking, washing, cleaning, ironing, visits, children's activities, sewing, deaths and funerals, books read.

Nelson Gordon Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 0998-sc
Overview Diary of a farmer in Thorndike, Maine recording noteworthy events and daily life on the farm in the year 1884.

Samuel Gray Diaries

Identifier: SpC MS 0847-sc
Overview Diaries of a resident of Cornish, Maine, for the years 1865, 1874, 1885-1886, and 1888. Entries provide details of the weather each day and outline Gray's work and social activities. He often worked at plastering and building for himself and others as well as farming, chopping wood, etc. Later volumes often mention "sale work," perhaps sewing clothing or coats

Walter H. Gray Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 1276-sc
Overview Collection contains papers from Gray's service as a warden with the Maine Dept. of Sea and Shore Fisheries. Includes pocket diaries from 1964 and 1965; memos to Gray from the department, 1959-1964; requisitions and inventories for clothing and equipment, 1964-1966; blank departmental forms; paycheck stubs; and miscellaneous articles about fisheries.

Mrs. John W. Greely Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 1383-sc
Scope and Contents A diary kept in 1866 by Mrs. John W. Greely of East Corinth, Maine. In it she records the weather each day and outlines her daily activities and those of her husband, John W. Greely, who appears to have been a farmer.

Earl Leroy Green Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0211

The Earl Green collection consists of papers of Dr. Earl Green and his wife and associate, Margaret C. Green. Included are personal papers from graduate school, teaching papers from Ohio State, research materials from Jackson Lab, and before, Jackson Lab business papers, and reprints of articles by Jackson Lab's staff and others on genetics.

George H. Hamlin Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 1479-sc
Overview The collection contains a diary maintained by George Hamlin in 1874 in which he made notes about his classes and his activities at the University of Maine. Also included is a volume of notes on velocity measured by Hamlin on the west branch of the Stillwater River in Orono and an undated volume listing the elevations of bench-marks found on various streets in Bangor, Maine. The final volume in the collection appears to have been used by Hamlin to record miscellaneous notes, including...

Carlos Hammond Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 1379
Scope and Contents The collection includes biographical information about the Hammond family; tax collector's records for the town of Sidney for 1862-1868, 1875-1876 and 1890; miscellaneous tax receipts; and account books, 1878-1880, and miscellaneous bills and receipts for the general store. Also included are two personal diaries of Carlos Hammond for 1876 and 1907. The collection also contains an account book for Willey and Harthorn for 1844-1849, and for Dole and Harthorn of Milford, Maine, for 1850-1851. The...

Kathryn Hanscom Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 0989-c
Overview A diary of a teacher in Bethel, Maine. Brief entries describe her daily social, family, and school activities.

Stanley Harrington Diaries

Identifier: SpC MS 0991-sc
Overview Diaries of a farmer in Greenville, Maine. What appears to be a 1954 datebook is in fact a 1961-1963 diary, with occasional entries as early as 1956.

Edward D. Harwood Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 1006-sc
Overview Diary of a resident of Monmouth, Auburn, and Lewiston, Maine during 1936 to 1938.

Benton L. Hatch Collection

Identifier: SpC MS 0230
Scope and Contents The collection contains both the personal papers of Benton Hatch and items from his collection of materials on Maine and New England history. Included are personal papers of Samuel and Joseph Foxcroft from New Gloucester, Maine, and records of the town of Fryeburg, Maine. The collection also contains papers of Fannie Hardy Eckstorm including a diary and photographs taken by her in 1891 and 1892, as well as items from her personal library. Photographs from the library of Lucius L. Hubbard are...

E. Natalie Hatch Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 1280-sc
Overview Diary from 1923 of E. Natalie Hatch, a 13-year old student in New Vineyard, Maine. Most entries pertain to school, visitors, and meetings.

Richard Vose Hayden Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0233
Overview The collection consists of diaries kept by Richard V. Hayden from 1821 through 1867. The diaries give very detailed information about Hayden's daily life, including the weather, his varied work activities, and local and national events.

Carrie M. Healey Diary and Account Book

Identifier: SpC MS 0944-sc
Overview A diary and account book of a farmer's wife in East Winthrop, Maine during 1912 to 1914. accounts.

Hewes Family Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 1741
Overview Materials in the collection include many family letters, the diaries of two members of the family, and a few documents related to the attendance of Benjamin W. Hewes at Bowdoin College.

Philo Hewett Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 1004-sc
Overview Diary of an 18-year-old student living in East Winthrop, Maine.

Highway Surveyor's Books : Tremont, Maine

Identifier: SpC MS 0898-sc
Overview Highway surveyor's tax lists for the 12 districts in the town of Tremont, Maine for the years 1856 to 1884, listing names and taxes owed. Included are books for 1856 (Districts 9 and 11), 1862 (District 9), 1869 (District 12), 1870 (Districts 1 and 7), 1873 (Districts 1, 3-4, 8-9, 11-12), 1876 (Districts 2, 4-5, 7, 10), 1877 (Districts 1, 3-5, 9-11), 1880 (Districts 9, 10), 1881 (Districts 1-8, 10-12), and 1884 (Districts 1, 4, 7-9, 12). Included also is a letter from the highway surveyor of...

Virgil Howard Hill Diaries

Identifier: SpC MS 1303

Josiah Hinckley and Companion Diaries

Identifier: SpC MS 0909-sc
Overview Typescript of two diaries which were transcribed by Marjorie Bartlett. One diary (3 p.) by Josiah Hinckley covers the period Oct. 10 to Nov. 17, 1849 and describes a voyage from New York to Panama and the beginning of the voyage to California from Panama. The author of the second diary (12 p.) is unknown and describes his trip to California and his life there looking for gold. The period covered is Sept. 27, 1849 to March 16, 1851. His companions in California were Capt. Hinckley, J.P. Moore,...

Theodore B. Hobbs Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 1393-sc
Scope and Contents A daily diary kept by Hobbs in which he recorded the weather, family activities, and the work he did both for himself and for others.

Edward M. Holmes Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0252
Scope and Contents The papers of Edward M. Holmes provide a record of his literary career. They include drafts of his writings, a diary from 1965, and a copy of his doctoral thesis.

Horse Trainer's Diaries

Identifier: SpC MS 0943-sc
Overview Four diaries by a horse trainer/breeder/stable owner. The name of the horse trainer and the location of his stable are unknown.