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Diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Refers to books containing the daily, personal accounts of the writer's own experiences, attitudes, and observations. Use "journals (accounts)" when referring to an individual's or an organization's account of occurrences or transactions.

Found in 187 Collections and/or Records:

Marjorie B. Drummond Travel Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0853-sc
Abstract Handwritten diary of a European honeymoon in 1913. The newlyweds were from Maine.
Dates: June 5 1913 - August 4

Normand Dubé Education Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0148
Abstract The papers of an educator, poet, and major figure in the Franco-American revival of the 1970s.
Dates: 1951-1988

East Branch Dam Company and East Branch Improvement Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1015-sc
Abstract Records of a company and its successor which owned a share of the power rights of the Penobscot River in Maine.
Dates: 1862-1966

E. W. Ericson Diary

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

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

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0716-sc
Abstract A ledger containing a farmer's diary and list of accounts, possibly from Phillips, Maine.
Dates: 1906-1921

Charles M. Farnham Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1702-sc
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1863-1912

David A. Field and Edward A. Field Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0176
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1861-1923

Five Year Diary (1945-1949)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0964-sc
Abstract Diary covering five years. Appears to be written by a farmer's wife living in the Freeport, Maine area.
Dates: January 1, 1945-December 31, 1949

Diana Forbes-Robertson Collection on Maxine Elliott

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0181
Scope and Contents Letters, diaries, notes, articles, photos, clippings, and theater memorabilia collected by Miss Forbes-Robertson for her book My Aunt Maxine.
Dates: 1846-1940

Benjamin Browne Foster Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0765-sc
Abstract The diaries of a student and Civil War soldier.
Dates: 1847-1974; Majority of material found within 1847-1853

Julianna FreeHand Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0187
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1870-1908

Ervin J. French Diary and Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0945-sc
Abstract A diary and account book of a farmer in South Chesterville, Maine and later in Livermore Falls.
Dates: 1882-1924; Majority of material found within 1882-1884, 1923-1924

Eliza Draper Gardiner Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1525-sc
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1940-1950

Edith Gardner and Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1783
Abstract The Edith Gardner and Family Papers is a collection of diaries, correspondence, photographs, and financial records that follow the Gardner family of Dennsyville, Maine from 1852-1981. Within the collection are business records for the A.L.R. Gardner Co. and the sheet music from the Dennysville Brass Band.
Dates: 1852-1981

Frank P. Gillespie Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1472-sc
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1879

John Edwards Godfrey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0204
Abstract Manuscripts, diaries, and notes of a prominent 19th century Maine historian. Especially strong in Maine and Bangor history.
Dates: 1745-1965

Sadie H. Goodall Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0927-sc
Abstract 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.
Dates: January 1, 1939-April 27, 1939

Nelson Gordon Diary

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

Samuel Gray Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0847-sc
Abstract 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
Dates: 1865-1888

Walter H. Gray Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1276-sc
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1959-1966

Mrs. John W. Greely Diary

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1866

Earl Leroy Green Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0211
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1937-1975

George H. Hamlin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1479-sc
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1874-1911

Carlos Hammond Papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1862-1907

Kathryn Hanscom Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0989-sc
Abstract A diary of a teacher in Bethel, Maine. Brief entries describe her daily social, family, and school activities.
Dates: January 1-December 1, 1930

Stanley Harrington Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0991-sc
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1941-1963

Edward D. Harwood Diary

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

Benton L. Hatch Collection

 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...
Dates: 1696-1976

E. Natalie Hatch Diary

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

Richard Vose Hayden Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0233
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1821-1867