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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 23 records:

"A transcription and interpretation of a diary by Elizabeth Duncan"

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH MS P440
Overview 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.
Dates: 1867

A.L. Murphy diary

 Collection — Volume 1
Call Number: RH VLT MS A5
Overview A.L. Murphy's diary recounts his journey from Independence, Missouri overland to California.
Dates: 1849-05 - 1849-10-18

Books of judgments in Pennsylvania and New York

 Collection — Volume 1
Call Number: RH MS B30
Overview Books of judgements in Pennsylvania and New York, 1852-1869, with C. C. Murray as the plaintiff.
Dates: 1852 - 1869

Brinton Webb Woodward records

Call Number: RH MS D129
Overview 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.
Dates: 1841 - 1921

Carl Hunnius papers

Call Number: RH MS 153
Overview 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, as well as 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.
Dates: 1876

Charles E. Austin letters, photograph and diary

Call Number: RH MS P240
Overview 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.
Dates: 1855 - 1864

Delphine M. Tufts collection

Call Number: RH MS A16
Overview 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.
Dates: 1899, 1906, undated

Diary of an overland journey from Herman, Minnesota to California.

 Collection — Volume 1
Call Number: RH VLT MS B8
Overview Skinner's diary begins with his departure from Herman, Minnesota, in the company of about three hundred emigrants. His narrative is thorough and descriptive as he travels by boat and wagon train. Two partial transcripts are maintained in the accession files. The transcribers are unknown and their transcriptions are not authoritative.
Dates: May 14, 1849 to January 10, 1850

Diary of Della Knowles, 1892

Call Number: RH MS AK2
Overview 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.
Dates: 1892

Ella J. Chase journal

 Collection — Volume 1
Call Number: RH MS B44
Overview Journal, dated December 31, 1869 to January 1, 1884, with miscellaneous recipes, poems, and notes. According to a letter of transmittal accompanying this journal, Ella Chase began the journal in Iowa and continued it during her family's move to Emporia, Kansas. The last entry in the journal is dated Wilson, Colfax County, Nebraska, January 1, 1884. Miscellany in the journal include brief accounting notes regarding the sale of butter and eggs, income from laundry service, occasional...
Dates: December 31, 1869 - January 1, 1884

Fred Holmes Bowersock diary

 Collection — Volume 1
Call Number: RH MS B41
Overview 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.
Dates: January-August 1886

Hiram C. Clark papers

Call Number: RH MS P53
Overview A diary, account book, and typed transcription of the diary kept by Hiram Clark, an early physician in Lawrence, Kansas.
Dates: 1854-1855

Howard W. Mitchell journal

 Collection — Volume 1
Call Number: RH VLT MS B5
Overview 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.
Dates: November 8, 1877

James Findley Harrison diaries

Call Number: RH MS A7
Overview 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.
Dates: 1866 - 1870

Joseph Clark diary

 Collection — Volume 1
Call Number: RH MS B25
Overview A diary written by Joseph Clark dated Decatur County, Indiana, 1856.
Dates: 1856

Joseph N. LeConte journal

 Collection — Volume 1
Call Number: RH MS D92
Overview Journal of a camping trip amongst the highest of the California Sierra, Summer of 1890. Berkeley, Calif.? 1943?
Dates: 1890

Lewis Timothy Litchfield papers

Call Number: RH MS VLT B6
Overview 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.
Dates: 1854 - 1855

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

Robert Mercer Armstrong papers

Call Number: RH MS P264
Overview Biographical accounts of Robert Mercer Armstrong including diaries, memorandums, and account books.
Dates: 1856 - 1925

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

Tagebücher, 1875-1880, and Auszüge aus dem Tagebuch des Karl Lücke, 1880-1882

 Collection — Volume 1
Call Number: MS C42
Overview 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.
Dates: 1935 [from diaries dating from 1875-1882]

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

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