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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:

John Philipp Schott Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0454
Scope and Contents The papers consist primarily of John Phillip Schott's military papers and correspondence concerning his military pension. Also included are a diary and photograph album.
Dates: 1898-1944

Eliab W. Shaw Diaries and Military Record

Identifier: SpC MS 0825-sc
Abstract Two diaries of a Civil War soldier. The diaries cover the period October 1, 1861 to May 23, 1863. Included also is a photocopy of the file on Private Shaw at the National Archives in Washington, D.C.
Dates: October 1, 1861-May 23, 1863

G. J. Shaw Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 0961-sc
Abstract A diary of a resident of Searsport, Maine in 1900.
Dates: January 1-November 27, 1900

Wendell Shaw Collection on Walter Arnold

Identifier: SpC MS 1776
Scope and Contents This collection includes many letters written between Wendell Shaw and Walter Arnold (SpC MS 0023). Also included are a few newspaper clippings from the 1850s through the 1960s. There are some articles included written about Walter Arnold ranging from 1976 through 1981. Trapping and hunting books, military history pamphlets and animal magazines that belonged to Wendell Shaw and Walter Arnold are in the collection. Some of Walter Arnold's belongings including one of his books "Arnold's...
Dates: 1800-1981

Ellen Wight Shields Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0464
Abstract The collection contains Shields' diaries from 1955-1972, a small amount of personal correspondence and personal financial information. It also includes many poems and songs written by Ellen Shields.
Dates: 1950-1972

Elena B. Shute Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 0988-sc
Abstract A five-year diary of a young girl in Belfast, Maine who later became an actress. The diary provides insights into early twentieth century childhood life in rural Maine.
Dates: 1920-1924

Asenath Delia Smith Diaries

Identifier: SpC MS 1032-sc
Abstract Two diaries covering the years 1905 to 1909 of a farmer's wife living in Jonesboro, Maine.
Dates: September 15, 1905-November 17, 1909

Collins P. Smith Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 0919-sc
Abstract A diary for the year 1904 by a railroad worker in Maine.
Dates: 1904

Sallie F. Smith Diaries

Identifier: SpC MS 0724-sc
Abstract Diaries for 1923-1924, 1925-1926, 1928.
Dates: 1923-1928

Benjamin G. Snow Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 0933-sc
Abstract Diary of a missionary in Micronesia during 1868 and 1869. Included are many references to vessels which stopped at the islands.
Dates: March 5, 1868-March 4, 1869

Alfred Spinney Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0759-sc
Abstract The papers of a bridge builder in Eliot, Maine. Included are 15 diaries from 1883-1892, 1894, and 1898-1901; 2 weekly time books covering 1895-1897; receipts; lists of goods purchased; lists of materials for bridge construction; and notices of sale of lands for unpaid taxes in Eliot in 1920 and 1921.
Dates: 1883-1921

David Stewart Diaries and Temperance Society Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0757-sc
Abstract The diaries of a farmer and Baptist minister from 1880 to 1884. Included in one of the diaries are records of the United Sisters Union of the Daughters of Temperance in Corinna, Maine. The records list the name of members, date of initiation into the union, and the payment of weekly dues for the years 1848 to 1850.
Dates: 1848-1884

William R. Swan Diaries

Identifier: SpC MS 0826-sc
Abstract Two diaries covering the years 1871 and 1872. The diaries record the daily weather and daily life on a farm in Bethel, Maine.
Dates: 1871-1872

Sweetser Family Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0486
Abstract The papers consist of letters, diaries, photographs, and memo books of the Sweetser family from Cumberland Center, Maine.
Dates: 1895-1910

Ernest M. Sylvester Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 1257-sc
Abstract A daily diary begun when Sylvester was ten years old. The volume records his daily activities, the weather each day, and his school and work life.
Dates: 1883-1910

Paul E. Taylor Collection

Identifier: SpC MS 0489
Abstract The collection consists of printed documents and manuscript material collected by Paul E. Taylor; it reflects his wide-ranging interests. The collection is arranged in two series. Series I, Printed Material, includes books, pamphlets, catalogs, advertisements, etc.; Series II, Manuscript Material, contains original documents including diaries, letters, logbooks of vessels, scrapbooks, family papers, etc. The published items are mostly concerned with the history of Maine, New England and New...
Dates: 1750-1953

Rebecca H. Taylor Weather Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 1288-sc
Abstract A diary kept by Taylor in which she recorded the weather as well as adding comments on family matters and current events. Although Taylor's place of residence is not definitively indicated in the diary, she may have lived in Vermont.
Dates: 1893-1899

Mary W. Tebbetts Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 1480-sc
Abstract A diary of a woman living in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Entries outline the writer's daily activities, social events, visitors, the weather, family illnesses, financial problems, etc. Entries for 1918 include information about Tebbetts' work for the war effort, including sewing and taking in soldiers for meals.
Dates: 1914-1918

Henry Goddard Thomas Collection

Identifier: SpC MS 0876-sc
Abstract The collection includes the journals of a college student. The diaries cover the years 1855 to 1860 and record his life and impressions just before he entered the military service. They provide insight into the character of both Thomas and his home city, Portland, Maine. Included also are typed transcripts of the journals and a biographical sketch by Eric S. Flower, August 22, 1974. Included also is a certificate of admission to Bowdoin College as a probationary student signed by Leonardus Wood...
Dates: 1855-1974; Majority of material found within ( 1855-1865)

Charles Thomson Diary and Notebook

Identifier: SpC MS 0877-sc
Abstract Diary and notebook of Charles Thomson of Aberdeen, Scotland. Includes deaths, storms, planting and harvesting, events in "Mansell's Quarry", various world and British events, and scriptural commentary. Also mentioned are Joseph Thomson and Hope Thomson. Included also is a photocopy of the diary and notebook.
Dates: 1847-1854

William J. Tobey Daily Diaries

Identifier: SpC MS 1268
Scope and Contents Diaries kept by William J. Tobey of Waterville, Maine, for the years 1882 to 1922 and 1929 to 1935. Tobey recorded daily events, the weather, principal occupations of the day, sales and purchases, cash received and paid out, and bills receivable and payable. From various entries it appears that Tobey may have been a farmer. One of the volumes was also used by Tobey's daughter, Mary E. Tobey, to record transactions for a general jobbing business that she started in Waterville in 1916. Later...
Dates: 1882-1935

Travel Diary (1937)

Identifier: SpC MS 0849-sc
Abstract A handwritten travel diary from Jan 31 to April 10, 1937. Author unknown. Sailed on the S.S. Scythia and traveled in England and Switzerland. Included also is a notice in German from Hotel Waldhaus Dolder.
Dates: January 31 1937- April 10

Benjamin True Diaries

Identifier: SpC MS 0993-sc
Abstract Eleven diaries of a county sheriff and farmer in Portland and Pownal, Maine covering the years 1884 to 1894.
Dates: 1884-1894

Emma True Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 0976-sc
Abstract A diary of a housewife in Gardiner, Maine.
Dates: January 1-December 31, 1955

James B. Vickery Manuscript Collection

Identifier: SpC MS 0602
Abstract The Vickery manuscript collection contains a wide range of material related to Maine history, Maine families, Maine towns, and the Civil War, as well as a lot of general Maine material and some general interest material. The most prominent subjects include: Bangor, ME; Joshua L. Chamberlain; Civil War (mostly letters, organized by family name). Types of material include: correspondence; deeds; diaries; Maine families (history, genealogy,and letters); letters; Maine; marriage records;...
Dates: circa 1711-circa 1997; Majority of material found within 1800-1899

Walker Family Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0761
Abstract Diaries and memorandum books of three generations of the Walker family of Fryeburg, Maine.
Dates: 1818-1871

Walton-Shepard-Parker-Hahn Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SpC MS 0613
Scope and Contents Collection of letters, receipts, diaries, deeds, and other genealogical materials relating to the Walton, Shepard, Parker, and Hahn families of Belfast, Maine. Primary persons include W. H. Walton, Alice B. Walton, Rufus Walton, Alfred Walton, Americus V. Parker, Anna B. Parker, Arline Walton, and Hiram Walton.
Dates: 1766-1977

Seth Webb Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 1514
Scope and Contents Collection contains papers of Seth Webb, including memorandum books and diaries, 1808-1850s; information about schools at which he taught in 1812 and 1834; legal documents, 1824-1859; and church and fraternal documents. Also included are genealogies of the Webb family and reminiscences written by Seth Webb. The collection also contains letters and documents of Seth Webb's son, Jeremiah Webb, as well as his diaries for various years between 1856 and 1884. A few items of Albion Webb and Jeremiah...
Dates: 1808-1921

Reuben G. Weed Ledger

Identifier: SpC MS 0620
Scope and Contents Includes an account book covering household and farming expenses, lumber mill diary, drawings. Covers the period 1855-1866 in Frankfort, Maine.
Dates: 1855-1866

Carroll Wentworth Daily Record

Identifier: SpC MS 1402-sc
Scope and Contents A volume used by Carroll Wentworth of Kezar Falls, Maine, to record his daily activities including weather observations, his farm chores and results from his egg business. An egg record for 1911 is included.
Dates: 1910-1911