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Creator:French, Isaac S., 1834-
Title:The Olio or miscellaneous writings of Isaac S. French, student of medicine
Date(s):1853-1865
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0152
Abstract:The journal of Dr. Isaac S. French contains original poems, essays, and entries describing his daily activities as a medical student at Dartmouth, New Hampshire, and physician from 1854 to[...] 1861. French also described his relationships with several women and the early years of his marriage.
Subjects:Farm Life--New Hampshire | Marriage--United States--History--19th century | Medicine--Practice--United States--History--19th century | Students | More Subjects
Creator:Talley, Samuel M., 1815-1896
Title:Samuel M. Talley trigonometry notebook and account book
Date(s):1833-1863
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0112
Abstract:This trigonometry and surveying notebook belonged to Samuel M. Talley, who lived in Brandywine Hundred, near Wilmington, Delaware, in the nineteenth century. The notebook features mathematical problems and solutions related[...] to the principles of trigonometry and the surveying of land. The latter part of the volume contains an account book listing wages due for farm labor.
Subjects:Agriculture--Delaware--History--19th century | Education--Curricula--History--19th century | Surveying--Mathematics | Trigonometry--Problems, exercises, etc | More Subjects
Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Manuscript recipe book
Date(s):1835-1858
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0145
Abstract:This nineteenth-century manuscript recipe book from an unknown creator contains forty-eight pages of handwritten entries and printed clippings of food, medicinal, and housekeeping receipts. The clippings appear to be from[...] different publications, with no discernible organization.
Subjects:Cooking--History--19th century | Formulas, recipes, etc | Medicine--Formulae, receipts, prescriptions--History--19th century
Creator:Cowan, William Bird
Title:William B. Cowan diaries
Date(s):1839-1877
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0017
Abstract:This twelve volume set of diaries was kept by Indiana tradesman William Bird Cowan between 1839 and 1877. Each volume features brief entries about local events, weather observations, business trips[...] taken to other towns, and household tasks.
Subjects:Indiana--History--19th century | Indiana--Description and travel
Creator:Snow, Theodore William, 1810-1872
Title:Journal of voyage to England- travels in England, Wales, Ireland Scotland voyage home, March 29th - Oct. 25th 1834 : Journal of a voyage to Rio de Janeiro-Bahia-Pernambuco New York, Dec 15th 1835
Date(s):1834-1872
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0068
Abstract:Reverend Theodore William Snow's travel journal chronicles three separate trips to the British Isles and Brazil in the 1830s. Snow’s ink and pencil entries fill a marbleized paper-covered account book[...] and detail travel by ship, landmarks and structures seen, events, social customs, and religious practices.
Subjects:Religion and culture--Europe--History--19th century | Travel--Guidebooks--History--19th century | Voyages and travels--History--19th century | Ocean travel--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:George, W. O.
Title:W. O. George manuscript medicinal recipe book
Date(s):1836-1869
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0129
Abstract:Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, resident W. O. George’s nineteenth century manuscript volume comprises approximately fifty pages of handwritten medicinal recipes. These recipes employ chemical (rather than herbal) means for their cures.
Subjects:Medicine--Formulae, receipts, prescriptions--History--19th century | Formulas, recipes, etc--History--19th century
Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Manuscript recipe and clippings book
Date(s):1852-1878
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0150
Abstract:This anonymous mid- to late-nineteenth century American manuscript and clippings book includes numerous recipes, many with ties to the cuisine of the American South. It also includes handwritten and pasted-in[...] home remedies, poems, puzzles, and stories.
Subjects:Cooking, American--History--19th century | Medicine--Formulae, receipts, prescriptions--History--19th century | Formulas, recipes, etc
Creator:Chappell, Daniel A.
Title:Remarks on board the ship Rambler
Date(s):1852-1855
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0010
Abstract:This bound volume is a typed transcript of a log for the bark Rambler kept by Daniel A. Chappell, the ship's cooper. It documents a Pacific-bound whaling voyage out of[...] New Bedford, Massachusetts, for the period 1852-1855.
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Subjects:Barks (Sailing ships)--History--19th century | Logbooks--19th century | Whaling--History--19th century | Whalemen | More Subjects
Creator:Clarke, John, 1817-
Title:On board the ship Governor Morton
Date(s):1852-1852
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0013
Abstract:Journal kept by the passenger John Clarke aboard the ship Governor Morton documenting the trip from New York to San Francisco between March 12, 1852 and December 20, 1852.
Digital Content:See Contents List
Subjects:Clipper ships--History--19th century | Ocean travel--History--19th century | Voyages to the Pacific coast--19th century | Carpenters--Diaries | More Subjects
Creator:Cleaver, Joseph, 1833-1909
Title:Diary of Joseph Cleaver, Jr., kept at Delaware College
Date(s):1853-1854
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0014
Abstract:This typed transcript of a diary kept by Delaware College student Joseph Cleaver for the period 1853-1854 describes student life at the college, the curriculum, and Cleaver’s involvement in the[...] Athenaean Literary Society.
Subjects:Students--Diaries | Students | Newark (Del.)--History--19th century
Creator:Miller, Robert, 1819-1893
Title:Robert Miller diary
Date(s):1850-1851
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0051
Abstract:This diary was kept by bookseller Robert Miller of Montréal, Québec, between 1850 and 1851.
Subjects:Stationers | Booksellers | Canada--Description and Travel | Montréal (Québec) | More Subjects
Creator:Armstrong, Mary F.
Title:Mary F. Armstrong autograph album
Date(s):1848-1852
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0001
Abstract:This mid-nineteenth century autograph album belonged to Mary F. Armstrong of Newark, Delaware, and contains original or transcribed poems about friendship signed by her female friends. Many of the contributors[...] are from Delaware.
Subjects:Female friendship--United States--History--19th century | Friendship in literature | American poetry--19th century | Young women--Conduct of Life. | More Subjects
Creator:Wilson, Archibald, active 1843
Title:Forecastle Journals
Date(s):1842-1883
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0085
Abstract:This journal, named after the forecastle or upper forward deck of a sailing ship, was kept by American sailor Archibald Wilson during the period 1842-1843 and documents five trips taken[...] while serving aboard the ships James Edwards, Pioneer of Alexandria, and James Perkins. The journal entries document meteorological conditions, events of the day, duties performed aboard the ship, Wilson's thoughts and mood, and his interest in literature. Clippings from an 1883 issue of the magazine Harper's Weekly are also pasted into the volume.
Subjects:Merchant mariners--Diaries | Transatlantic voyages--History--19th century | Merchant mariners | North Atlantic Ocean--Description and travel
Creator:Coode, Thomas
Title:Thomas Coode manuscript recipe book
Date(s):1816-1868
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0098
Abstract:Thomas Coode’s nineteenth-century manuscript recipe book contains instructions for domestic and trade processes ranging from plate cleaning and preserving meat to preparing fireworks and varnishes. The volume also features notes[...] on book-binding and glazing mezzotint prints.
Subjects:Bookbinding--History--19th century | Fireworks--History--19th century | Housekeeping--History--19th century | Medicine--Formulae, receipts, prescriptions--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Studer, Heinrich
Title:Instructional dyeing receipt book
Date(s):1842-1889
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0161
Abstract:This manuscript by Heinrich Studer is written in German and gives instructions for dyeing, bleaching, and textile printing.
Subjects:Color in the textile industries--History--19th century | Dyes and dyeing--Handbooks, manuals, etc. | Dyes and dyeing--History--19th century | Textile industry--Germany--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Spanish calligraphy manuscript
Date(s):1850-1899
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0180
Abstract:This Spanish calligraphy manuscript is a notebook of penmanship exercises created by a 13-year-old girl (Juanita?) in the mid-nineteenth century.
Subjects:Calligraphy | Young women--Conduct of Life
Creator:David, B. B.
Title:David, David, and Smith travel and real estate journals
Date(s):1851-1906
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0019
Abstract:These diaries, contained in four volumes, highlight daily life and travel to Wyoming, social activities, and real estate business, primarily in Iowa and Wyoming between 1851 and 1906. Individuals named[...] B. B. David, E. C. David, and William W. Smith produced three of these four volumes. The final compiler of the diaries is unknown.
Subjects:Travel writing--United States--History--19th century | Real property--Iowa--History--19th century | Surveyors | Travelers | More Subjects
Creator:Fotterall, Sarah K.
Title:Manuscript recipe book
Date(s):1800-1864
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0107
Abstract:This early- to mid-nineteenth-century manuscript book records recipes for food, medicinal cures, and household tips. It belonged to Sarah K. Fotterall who may have lived in the Mid-Atlantic region, possibly[...] Philadelphia.
Subjects:Cooking, American--History--19th century | Formulas, recipes, etc | Medicine--Formulae, receipts, prescriptions--History--19th century
Creator:Snyder, Philip, F.
Title:Musical researches illustrating the influences of music upon mind and morals, religion, the passions, as a medicine, in war, and upon animals; with extracts from the sacred writers and the poets respecting music, and from the historians respecting its practice
Date(s):1835-1893
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0131
Abstract:This volume contains over 500 pages of essays, research notes, and quotations written by Philip F. Snyder from 1835 to 1893 on the history, structure, and cultural influence of music.[...] The material is evidence of a long-term, comprehensive study of music conducted by Snyder and consists mostly of passages, articles, and extracts copied from a wide variety of works.
Subjects:Musicology--United States--History--19th century | Musicologists
Creator:Baker, Matilda
Title:Matilda Baker diary
Date(s):1854-1880
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0089
Abstract:Matilda Baker of West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, kept this diary between May 1857 and March 1858, recording information about social visits, her work habits, and events taking place in Philadelphia. She[...] also recorded information about railroad shares, bonds, and other financial investments held by herself and other women from 1854 to 1880.
Subjects:Women--United States--Diaries | Philadelphia (Pa.)--History--19th century
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