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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:

Carrie M. Healey Diary and Account Book

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

Hewes Family Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 1741
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1843-1918

Philo Hewett Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 1004-sc
Abstract Diary of an 18-year-old student living in East Winthrop, Maine.
Dates: 1928

Highway Surveyor's Books : Tremont, Maine

Identifier: SpC MS 0898-sc
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1856-1884

Virgil Howard Hill Diaries

Identifier: SpC MS 1303
Scope and Contents Diaries for most years from 1902 to 1956 recording the activities of Virgil Howard Hill and his wife Margaret C. Hill. Entries for each day were written by both Hills with most entries made by Margaret. They detail both business, family and personal matters; many entries record prices paid for items or amounts received by the Hills for goods and services.
Dates: 1902-1956

Josiah Hinckley and Companion Diaries

Identifier: SpC MS 0909-sc
Abstract 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,...
Dates: 1849-1851

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.
Dates: 1920

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.
Dates: 1955-1980

Horse Trainer's Diaries

Identifier: SpC MS 0943-sc
Abstract Four diaries by a horse trainer/breeder/stable owner. The name of the horse trainer and the location of his stable are unknown.
Dates: April 24, 1889-December 31, 1902

Itinerant Minister's Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 0924-sc
Abstract A diary of an itinerant minister in Maine from April 11 to Dec. 31, 1888. Included in the back of the diary are accounts dated 1903.
Dates: 1888-1903; Majority of material found within April 11, 1888-December 31, 1888

Mary Jewett Diaries

Identifier: SpC MS 1773
Scope and Contents Diaries, 1895-1920, of Mary Jewett, probably of Gardiner, Maine. Notes weather, daily chores, and activities. Entries are brief and to the point.
Dates: 1895-1920

Fred LaForest Johnson Correspondence and Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0796-sc
Abstract The correspondence of a Bowdoin College student in the late 1870s and early 1880s. The letters are from Fred LaForest Johnson's father, his young brother Harry, his cousin Carrie who lived in Northport, Maine, his aunt Amanda from Fort Wayne, Indiana. The bulk of the correspondence is from his sister Mae. Included also are a diary from 1877, 2 photographs of Fred, a short genealogy of the Johnson family, and other miscellaneous letters and papers.
Dates: 1864-1928

Johnston Family Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0267
Scope and Contents Personal papers and business records of three generations of the Johnston family, builders of dams and bridges in Maine. Included are materials of William Jasper Johnston; his son, William Percy Johnston; and Percy's son, Donald Percy Johnston. A few items belonging to John Johnston, father of Jasper Johnston are also found in the collection. The collection includes many photographs of dams and other construction projects of the Johnston family. Included are phorographs and negatives, letters,...
Dates: 1835-1972; Majority of material found within 1890-1929

Peleg Jones Diaries

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SpC MS 0268
Scope and Contents A collection of diaries kept by Peleg Jones in the years 1850-1852,1881, and 1883-1894. Also includes ledgers from W.H. Vaughan and Company, Caribou, Maine, 1850-1854.
Dates: 1850-1894

Myra L. Larson Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 1378-sc
Scope and Contents A diary of Myra L. Larson (Larsen) 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.
Dates: 1935-1939

Austin M. Leavens Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 1271-sc
Abstract A diary kept by Leavens while a student at Mount Hermon School for Boys in Northfield, Mass. The diary records activities during a summer that he and fellow student Walter C. Simpson of Greensboro, Vermont, spent as cooking ware salesmen in various Maine towns. Writing in a humorous manner, Leavens outlines their daily activities, what they sold, and how they traveled to such communities as Brunswick, Augusta, Hallowell, Waterville, Oakland, Madison, Gardiner, and Randolph, Maine.
Dates: undated

Hernaldo F. Libby Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 0942-sc
Abstract Diary of a resident of Gardiner, Maine.
Dates: January 1-November 3, 1871

Scott L. Libby Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 0963-sc
Abstract A diary of a student residing at the Pine Tree Stock Farm in Gardiner, Maine.
Dates: January 24-December 31, 1898

Carlton E. Littlefield Diaries

Identifier: SpC MS 1426-sc
Scope and Contents The collection contains seven diaries maintained by Littlefield in 1927 and 1933-1937 while living in Hampden and Portland, Maine, and in Boston. The volumes record his daily activities and pastimes as well as providing some details about mail shipped by railroad during the time period covered. An obituary for Littlefield is also included.
Dates: 1927-1937

William T. Livermore Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 1394-sc
Scope and Contents A photocopy of a diary kept by William Livermore during his service with the 20th Maine Regiment. The diary begins on August 31, 1862 at Camp Mason in Portland, Maine, and ends in Portland on June 22, 1865. It provides an almost daily account of Livermore's service with his company.
Dates: 1862-1865

Maine Legislator's Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 0921-sc
Abstract Diary of a member of the Maine House of Representatives for 1867.
Dates: 1867

Alfred P. Manson Diaries

Identifier: SpC MS 1086
Scope and Contents Diaries kept by Manson from the time he was 12 until his death, recording his daily activities, the weather, events in the town of Gardiner, etc.
Dates: 1892-1954

Ada Peirce McCormick Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0396A
Abstract The bulk of the papers are family letters or materials concerning the Peirce timberlands. Included also are copies of Ada Peirce McCormick's magazine Letter, magazine articles and clippings, correspondence, genealogies, wills, diaries, and photographs.
Dates: 1850-1998

Abraham K. McKenzie Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 1430-sc
Scope and Contents A diary kept by Abraham K. McKenzie, a businessman from Indian River, Maine, of a trip he made to Palestine with George J. Adams in 1865. Adams subsequently led an effort to establish a millenarian community of Americans in Palestine, sailing with 156 members of the Church of the Messiah from Boston to Jaffa in 1866. The group was known as the Jaffa Colony or the Palestine Emigration Association. By 1867 the colony had failed and most members had returned to the United States.
Dates: 1865

Ella Merrill Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 1279-sc
Abstract Diary of a young woman who lived with her family in the Portland, Maine, area, taught or attended school, and took singing and music lessons. Entries are brief and include references to chores, school, meetings, visitors, trips, and weather.
Dates: 1866

Fullerton Merrill Journal

Identifier: SpC MS 0824-sc
Abstract Handwritten journal by a member of the Peary Relief Expedition to Northwestern Greenland on ship Diana, summer of 1899. The first entry is dated Sunday, July 23, 1899. Included also is a small carved animal.
Dates: 1899

Lucius Herbert Merrill Family and Academic Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0346
Abstract The collection contains both academic and family papers of Lucius H. Merrill and of his son, Edward O. Merrill, and Alan Merrill. These include lecture notes, research notes, letters, correspondence, diaries, and journals.
Dates: 1891-1974

Joshua Millet Diaries

Identifier: SpC MS 1258-sc
Abstract Diaries kept by Joshua Millet from 1833 to 1838. The first volume, dated 1833, contains descriptions of Millet's experiences and spiritual concerns while a student at the Newton Theological Institution and includes notes from lectures there. The second volume, 1835-1836, covers his first preaching experiences in Maine as a visiting pastor and beginning in 1836 as pastor of the church in Charleston, Maine. The third volume, 1837-1838, continues to record his thoughts and activities as pastor in...
Dates: 1833-1838

Simon Mitchell Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 1374-sc
Scope and Contents A daily diary for 1896 of Simon Mitchell of Biddeford, Maine. The volume contains sporadic entries mostly commenting on the weather as well as Mitchell's daily activities.
Dates: 1896

Monroe Family Letters and Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 0811-sc
Abstract Letters and a diary of a family in Waterford, Maine. The letters are from William Munroe to his sons Josiah, Merrick, and Daniel; from Merrick to his brother Josiah; and from Achsah Carlton to her brother Daniel. The diary was written by Jane S. Monroe in 1847. Included also are photocopies of the letters and diary. Included also are photocopies of records of births, marriages, and deaths of the Delano family in Abbot and Guilford, Maine.
Dates: 1824-1847