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Lillian North diary

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS B173
Overview

Lillian B. North wrote of her life as a busy homemaker, activist, and wife. She and her husband, Frank, resided in the rural town of Batavia, New York. Lillian's diary tells of daily activities including her involvement in the women's suffrage movement. It also details her chores, errands, and meetings of the many organizations to which she belonged.

Dates: January 1, 1915 - May 14, 1917

Maggie Herrington journal

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P428
Overview

Maggie Herrington's journal of her experiences during the year 1867 as part of a school assignment and two pieces of correspondence between the Watkins Community Museum of Lawrence, Kansas, and Lida Mattman, Maggie Herrington's granddaughter, dated 1979.

Dates: 1867

Mary Irvin Wilder diaries

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 732
Overview

This collection includes 18 diaries of Mary Irvin Wilder from 1909 to 1926. The diaries reflect the lives of Mrs. Wilder and her husband, Daniel Webster Wilder (author of Annuals of Kansas) while they lived in Hiawatha, Kansas and later when Mrs. Wilder moved to Illinois. Their great granddaughter, Mary Ellen McKey, provides a transcription of each of the diaries as part of this collection.

Dates: 1909 - 1926

Mary Isabel Cobb Payne diary

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS C92
Overview Mary Isabel Cobb Payne's diary for the year 1953, with some loose items removed to a separate folder. Payne wrote spottily, usually brief notations about comings and goings of family members, friends who called, family events (i.e. births, anniversaries, buying land, etc.), church or club events (i.e. P.E.O. meetings, church socials, etc.), some expenses paid, etc. March and June were the months most used in the diary. The volume also appears to contain a draft of Payne's speech accepting...
Dates: 1953

Papers of Phoebe Emery

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 304
Overview

This collection consists of diaries and journals which provide daily accounts of the life of Phoebe E. Emery.

Dates: 1907 - 1968

Robert Mercer Armstrong papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P264
Overview

Biographical accounts of Robert Mercer Armstrong including diaries, memorandums, and account books.

Dates: 1856 - 1925

Samuel Emmons Hudson diary

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS A36
Overview

This diary, one of four extant, is incomplete. In its entries Hudson notes weather conditions, his daily activities and those of his family. Farming activities and social occasions are consistently detailed.

Dates: January 1, 1881 - September 17, 1881

Selections from Sarah Lindsey's Memorandum

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS E132
Overview

Selections from memorandum made by Sarah Lindsey whilst accompanying her husband, Robert Lindsey, on a religious visit to friends and others in the western hemisphere in 1858. -- Lawrence, Kan. : Watson Library, 1943.

Dates: 1943

Student handbook of Lawrence, Kansas, with address and memoranda

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS A22
Overview

Printed book, with handwritten notes, and map.

Dates: approximately 1906-1911

Thomas K. Mitchell diary

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS C12
Overview

The diary entries are varied and detailed. Mitchell records an eclipse of the moon, observes the course of the war and the politics involved in it. He also observes military life, the prevalence and fatal consequences of diseases such as measles and mumps, the physical and demographic features of the country through which he traveled. There are lists of all the members of his company, their nativity and home towns.

Dates: 1861 - 1864

William Porter Ames papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 13
Overview

This collection contains a chronological record of William P. Ames' career (including church bulletins, documents and correspondence), drafts of sermons, prayers and speeches, poems (primarily unpublished), a vacation scrapbook and diary, and a historical sketch of Indian education at Haskell Institute, Lawrence, KS.

Dates: 1905 - 1964

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Decatur County (Ind.) -- 19th century 1
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Duncan, Elizabeth, 1837-1879 3
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Hudson, Samuel Emmons, active 1881-1904 2
Ames, William Porter, 1879-1964 1
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