Found in 24 Records:
A complete transcription and accompanying paper on a diary kept by Elizabeth Duncan. The diary covers the trip the Duncan family made overland in 1867 from Lawrence, Kansas, to San Jose, California. The collection also contains a photocopied map of the route the Duncans followed.
A.L. Murphy's diary recounts his journey from Independence, Missouri overland to California.
Books of judgements in Pennsylvania and New York, 1852-1869, with C. C. Murray as the plaintiff.
This collection consists of diaries, some of Woodward's writings, and clippings and greeting cards collected by the Woodward family, who moved to Lawrence, Kansas during the territorial era.
Transcripts of the diaries kept by Carl Julius Adolph Hunnius documenting his surveys of the Red River, January 10, 1876 to January 24, 1876, and April 25, 1876 to June 30, 1876. The collection also includes the original diary of the second survey, a biography of Ado Hunnius, and two tintypes and print copies of Hunnius and his guide Billy Dixon.
Austin was the youngest son of A. E. Austin of Austinburg, Ohio, and served as a Lieutenant in the 2nd Brigade 3rd Division, 9th Corps, Army of the Potomac. This collection consist of letters, photographs and a diary from 1855-1864.
Delphine Tufts was the wife of Freeling Tufts. This collection consists of diaries she used in 1899 and 1906, including recordkeeping as executrix of her husband's estate after his death in 1905, and a memorandum book that she barely used.
H.A. (Hugh Alexander) Skinner's diary begins with his departure from Hermann, Missouri, in the company of about 300 emigrants going from Missouri to California. His narrative is thorough and descriptive as he travels by boat and wagon train. Note: To read the last 12 pages of the diary, reverse and invert.
This collection contains the diary of Della Knowles as a teenager in 1892 and reveals the social life and customs of the times. The addition includes the Knowles family genealogy and photographs on a compact disc.
Diary of Fred Holmes Bowersock's 1886 trip to Europe, with daily expenses. Bowersock, the son of prominent Lawrence, Kansas-based businessman Justin DeWitt Bowersock, was accompanied on this trip to Europe by University of Kansas Professor W.H. Carruth. England, The Netherlands, Germany, Italy, France, Spain, Switzerland, and Austria were in the itinerary. Bowersock took voice, piano, and guitar lessons, visited many landmarks and art galleries, etc.
A diary, account book, and typed transcription of the diary kept by Hiram Clark, an early physician in Lawrence, Kansas.
Mitchell's travels in Colorado, New Mexico, and Kansas are recounted in detail, as are his observations regarding the people he encounters. Half of the journal is devoted to Colorado and New Mexico, and the other half to Salina, Kansas.
Two diaries handwritten by James Findley Harrison in the mid and late 1860s. They give descriptions of his travels and eventual settling in Linn County, Kansas.
A diary written by Joseph Clark dated Decatur County, Indiana, 1856.
Journal of a camping trip amongst the highest of the California Sierra, Summer of 1890. Berkeley, Calif.? 1943?
This collection includes Lewis Timothy Litchfield's diary, 1854-1855, containing an account of his trip and settlement in Lawrence, Kansas, as part of the second Emigrant Aid party, and a certificate presented to Litchfield from his English study at Cambridge High School in Massachusetts.
This collection consists of two volumes of diaries from Loanda Augustina (Lake) Warren, one from 1879-1880 when she lived with her husband in Olathe, Kansas; and one from 1893-1895 when she had moved back to upstate New York after his death. The collection also includes transcriptions of the 1879-1880 diary and a letter dating from 1884.
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.
This collection consists of a single diary with a handful of entries for the spring of 1900, cataloging the movements of the 20th Kansas Volunteer Infantry Division during the Philippine-American War. The collection also includes one photograph of some men from the division.
Biographical accounts of Robert Mercer Armstrong including diaries, memorandums, and account books.
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.
Tagebücher (diary), 1875-1880, and Auszüge aus dem Tagebuch des Karl Lücke (excerpts from Karl Oskar Rassilo Lücke's diary), 1880-1882. The volume was copied by Arthur Runge [Berlin, Germany?], dating from August 1935.
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.
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 Native American education at Haskell Institute (later Haskell Indian Nations University) of Lawrence, Kansas.