Filter:

Dates

Browse Collections

Filters: Autobiographies in format [X] 1890-1899::1890 in date [X]

Results:  2 Items

Creator:Paxson, Alfred I.
Title:Alfred I. Paxson family history, diary, and reflections
Date(s):1888-1894
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0168
Abstract:The Alfred I. Paxson family history, diary, and reflections consists of approximately 116 pages of handwritten commentary and reflection relating to the life of Delaware Quaker and farmer Alfred I.[...] Paxson. The first eighty-seven pages of the volume consist of Paxson's autobiography and, later, diary entries. The final twenty-nine pages of the volume, spanning from pages 100 through 129 of the numbered journal, contain several of Paxson's "Reflections and Meditations" on topics such as death, religion, nature, the uncertainty of life, the usefulness of industry, bad and good, war, the seasons, the "wonderfulness of our maker," female tight-lacing, and the "going down" of the Friend Meeting in Stanton, Delaware.
Subjects:Quakers--Delaware--19th century--Diaries | Quakers--Delaware--History--19th century | Mental health--History--19th century | Health--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Storey, G. A. (George Adolphus), 1834-1919
Title:George Adolphus Storey papers
Date(s):1848-1946
Call No:MSS 0586
Abstract:The papers of George Adolphus Storey, R.A., prolific British painter and longtime teacher of perspective at the Royal Academy of Arts in London, include both published and unpublished books, poems,[...] plays, fiction, essays, lectures, notes, sketches, inventories, diaries, and other personal writings. Also included are several items belonging to his daughter, Mary Gladys Storey, an actress well-known for her charitable work during World Wars I and II.
Subjects:Painting, Victorian--Great Britain | Genre painting, British--19th century | Portrait painters--Great Britain--19th century | Painters--Great Britain--19th century--Anecdotes | More Subjects