Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope 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:
Identifier: SpC MS 0454
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
Identifier: SpC MS 0961-sc
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...
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.
Identifier: SpC MS 0988-sc
Identifier: SpC MS 1032-sc
Identifier: SpC MS 0919-sc
Identifier: SpC MS 0724-sc
Identifier: SpC MS 0933-sc
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.
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.
Identifier: SpC MS 0826-sc
Identifier: SpC MS 0486
Identifier: SpC MS 1257-sc
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...
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.
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.
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)
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.
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...
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
Identifier: SpC MS 0993-sc
Identifier: SpC MS 0976-sc
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
Identifier: SpC MS 0761
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.
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...
Identifier: SpC MS 0620
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.