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Creator:Biggs, Charles Rupert
Title:The Loss of Pier No. 4
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0003
Abstract:Short account of activities at a World War I cargo operation located at "Southern Railroad pier No. 4".
Subjects:World War, 1914-1918--Naval operations | Clerical workers
Creator:Boynton, Lucien Cyrus, 1811-1896
Title:Journal or a running record of some of the thoughts, feelings and events of my life
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0007
Abstract:This journal documents the life of nineteenth-century Vermont native and lawyer Lucien Cyrus Boynton, as well as his introspective musings on religion, nature, and philosophy during the period 1835-1853.
Subjects:Philosophy, American--19th century | Lawyers | New England--Description and Travel | Middle Atlantic States--Description and Travel | More Subjects
Creator:Brown, Edward E.
Title:Biography of my campaign in the Phillippines
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0008
Abstract:This diary was kept by soldier Edward E. Brown of Company B, 35th Infantry Regiment, U.S. Army, during the Philippine-American war, for the period 1899-1901.
Subjects:Counterinsurgency--United States--History--20th century | Soldiers | Philippines--History--Philippine American War, 1899-1902--Personal narratives
Creator:Clark, George G.
Title:A holiday in Norway and along the way, 1908, being the journal of a trip by Charles H. Cummings and George G. Clark, as kept by the latter
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0012
Abstract:This 1909 bound typescript manuscript was prepared by George G. Clark to commemorate his 1908 trip with Charles H. Cummings. Their travel from New York City to Norway by steamer[...] and rail, along with details of experiences in many European locales along the way, is recounted in this travel narrative.
Subjects:Railroad travel--History--20th century | Steamboats--History--20th century | Transatlantic voyages--History--20th century | Voyages and Travels--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Clarke, John, 1817-
Title:On board the ship Governor Morton
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.
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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
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:David, B. B.
Title:David, David, and Smith travel and real estate journals
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:Doran, James S., active 1866-1872
Title:Private journal of James S. Doran
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0023
Abstract:The journal is a personal narrative of James S. Doran, who served in the capacity of engineer on several steamships, including theMerrimack, the Thomas Kelso, the San Pelago, and the[...] City of Mexico from May 17, 1866 through April 25, 1872.
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Subjects:Seafaring life--History--19th century | Steam engineers--19th century--Diaries | Steamboats--history--19th century | Marine engineers
Creator:Durfee, P. B.
Title:My Journey to Memphis
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0024
Abstract:This journal belonged to P. B. Durfee and chronicles two trips from Providence, Rhode Island, to Memphis, Tennessee, where he worked as a clerk during the 1860s.
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Subjects:Railroad travel--United States--History--19th century | Voyages and travels--History--19th century | Clerks of the works--Diaries | Clerks of the works | More Subjects
Creator:Fisher, Milton M. (Milton Metcalf), 1811-1903
Title:Diary of Journey taken for health in 1834 - from Franklin - South to Mount Vernon Virginia, back through Western Maryland Pennsylvania N.Y. Niagara, Canada - Rochester Oswego - then home - from April 21 to August 14th
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0028
Abstract:This journal chronicles abolitionist Milton M. Fisher’s 1834 journey from his home in Franklin, Massachusetts, to Virginia, and back. The trip, taken for both health reasons and as an information[...] gathering expedition for anti-slavery efforts, took Fisher through numerous northern states, the Mid-Atlantic region (including Maryland and Delaware), and Washington, D.C., to Virginia. Along the way he commented on the various towns, cities, and institutions he visited and recorded conversations with locals including both free and enslaved African-Americans.
Subjects:Abolitionists--United States--History--19th century | Antislavery movements--United States--History--19th century | Voyages and travels--History--19th century | Connecticut--Description and travel | More Subjects
Creator:Giles, John C., approximately 1825-1893
Title:Incidental notes of a trip to Europe made in 1868
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0029
Abstract:John C. Giles's journal contains a detailed account of his daily activities on a grand tour of Europe taken with his wife and daughter from June 3 to November 24,[...] 1868. Giles described landmarks, churches, museums, plays, concerts, weather, hotels, transportation, shopping, dining, correspondence, people met, and social activities.
Subjects:Tourism--Europe--History--19th century | Voyages and travels--History--19th century | Travelers--Diaries | Travelers | More Subjects
Creator:Gray, George Arthur
Title:Voyage to China: To China and back
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0030
Abstract:These four volumes contain three handwritten variations of the travel narrative of nineteenth-century American sailor George Arthur Gray recorded on his roundtrip voyage from Boston to China between March 1863[...] and May 1866. The original diary entries were expanded into a full narrative, which Gray apparently hoped to publish. The narrative focuses on Chinese social customs, the Chinese coast, and the details of a sailor's life.
Subjects:Voyages and travels--History--19th century | Americans--China--History--19th century | Seamen | China--Description and travel
Creator:Grindell, John, 1828-1901
Title:The overland narrative of John Grindell: Platteville, Wis., to California 1850 : typed carbon copy
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0031
Abstract:This typed transcript of a journal chronicles Platteville, Wisconsin, resident John Grindell's 1850 overland journey west during the California Gold Rush.
Subjects:Frontier and pioneer life--West (U.S.)--History--19th century | Overland journeys to the Pacific | Voyages and travels--History--19th century | Pioneers--West (U.S.)--Diaries | More Subjects
Creator:Grover, John C. (John Charles), 1844-1903
Title:John C. Grover Civil War journal
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0032
Abstract:This journal was owned by Private John C. Grover of the Massachusetts 17th Infantry and chronicles his experiences fighting in the American Civil War from 1861 to 1865. Grover's journal[...] contains frequent, autograph entries chronicling his experiences as a Union soldier in the Civil War from September 18, 1861, to July 27, 1865. Entries are short, but they provide information on troop movements, battles (occurring in North Carolina), orders, Grover's pay, the supplies he received, his daily activities, and news from other regiments. He also mentioned many soldiers dying of fever.
Subjects:Soldiers--United States--Diaries | Soldiers | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns | More Subjects
Creator:Hemperley, Harriet
Title:Harriet Hemperley diary
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0035
Abstract:This diary was kept by Harriet Hemperley of Columbia, Pennsylvania, between May 1868 and May 1869. Hemperley recorded her work as a seamstress, social visits, and attendance at various church[...] services and religious meetings.
Subjects:Climatology--Observations--History--19th century | Holiness movement | Women--United States--Diaries | Methodism | More Subjects
Creator:Herbert, Charles, 1757-1808
Title:Charles Herbert Revolutionary War journal
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0037
Abstract:Charles Herbert’s journal chronicles his time as a prisoner of the English during the Revolutionary War. It describes his daily activities and the hardships of prison. Many sections of the[...] diary have been written in code. A cipher is provided.
Subjects:Prisoners of war--England--History--18th century--Diaries. | Cryptography--History--18th century | Prisoners of war | Soldiers | More Subjects
Creator:Weatherly, Mary A. H., active 1856-1860
Title:Journal for the year 1857
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0039
Abstract:This journal belonged to Mary A. H. Hoskins of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and contains accounts of her domestic life during the year 1857. The daily entries, mostly concerning social activities and[...] family matters, give insight into the everyday life of a young, upper middle class woman in mid-nineteenth century Philadelphia.
Subjects:Women--United States--Social life and customs--19th century | Women--United States--History--19th century | Women--United States--Diaries | Philadelphia (Pa.)
Creator:Jenks, Craigie Phillips, 1827-1908
Title:Journal memo'da
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0043
Abstract:The journal of Craigie P. Jenks documents his daily life as a farmhand near Boston, Massachusetts, in 1851. Jenks described both his work and his opinions of current social and[...] political events.
Subjects:Farm Life--Massachusetts--History--19th century | Agricultural laborers--United States--History--19th century | Agricultural laborers--United States--Diaries | Abolitionists--Massachusetts--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Kempton, David B.
Title:David B. Kempton diary
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0046
Abstract:These nine volumes are the diary of David B. Kempton of New Bedford, Massachusetts, kept 1868-1874 and 1876-1877. Kempton recorded his observations on the weather, his business dealings, and local[...] social life.
Subjects:Climatology--Observations--History--19th century | Shipping--New England--History--19th century | Whaling--New England--History--19th century | New Bedford (Mass.)
Creator:Miller, Robert, 1819-1893
Title:Robert Miller diary
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
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