Found 166 collections related to Diaries

Filtering on: x1801 - 1850
Rhinelander, Philip
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2561
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Philip Rhinelander kept this diary from May 1, 1838-January 3, 1839 while on a journey from New York City to Liverpool and during subsequent sightseeing through Scotland, England, Ireland, France, Italy, and other locations
Taylor, Robert
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2957
.48 linear feet (3 volumes)
Robert Taylor kept these diaries (3 vols.) from December 11, 1824-July 1, 1825; September 24-28, 1844; and February 5, 1846-August 1, 1847 Taylor kept the 1824-1825 diary during a voyage on board the "Gypsy," owned by Josiah Williams & Co., from... more
Orton, John B
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2305
1 box (14 v.)
John B. Orton resided in western New York State. Diaries, 1845-1907, including extended visits to Kalamazoo, Michigan and Chicago, Illinois. Probably later transcripts.
Moore, Nathaniel S
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2051
.84 linear feet (4 volumes)
Nathaniel S. Moore kept these diaries (4 vols.) between 1827 and 1832, covering the period of his student days at Clinton Academy in East Hampton, Long Island and at Yale University. The diaries include a detailed account of Moore's trip to... more
Brown, William Little, 1789-1829
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 417
.13 linear feet (2 volumes)
William Little Brown kept this diary while living in the home of his father, Dr. Morgan Brown, at Palmyra, Montgomery County, Tennessee, and in Kentucky; later as a student at Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky (1810-1811); while... more
Upson family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3116
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Correspondence, 1815-1824, of members of the Painter, Stevens, and Upson families, particularly William and Polly Painter, who emigrated from Connecticut to Ohio in 1817, describing the journey and living conditions in Medina Ohio; correspondence,... more
Seward, William H. (William Henry), 1801-1872
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3729
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Attorney, Governor of New York, and U.S. Secretary of State under Abraham Lincoln. Original letters to various correspondents, 1838-1866 and undated; typed transcripts of letters to James Bowen, 1838-1846; journal of a trip from Washington, D.C.... more
Potter, William Henry
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2477
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
William Henry Potter kept this diary (14 unbound folios) while he was a student at an academy in Colchester, Connecticut, making daily entries between May 19, 1836 and March 19, 1837 about his programs of study
Allen, W. T
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 52
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Diaries of tours from Leominster, Massachusetts to: Catskill Mountain House, N.Y.; Bridgeport, Conn., etc. To Cape May, N.J. and Philadelphia; Washington, D.C., Mt. Vernon, etc. To Machias and Calais, Maine. To Saratoga and Niagara Falls, N.Y.... more
Meyers, William H., 1815-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1986
1 v. (36 tipped-in leaves), 32 ill. (watercolor drawings), 36 cm; 1 v. (36 tipped-in leaves), 32 ill. (watercolor drawings), 36 cm
William H. Meyers (b. 1815), a native of Philadelphia, sailed on merchant vessels, worked at the U.S. Naval Laboratory in Washington, D.C., and served as a gunner in the U.S. Navy. Meyers' illustrated diary (17 Oct. 1838-4 Mar. 1839) records his... more
Raser, William
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2529
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
Notes on Paris: living conditions, expenses, food, churches, libraries, schools, museums, theatres, bridges, manufactures, etc. Also diary of a trip from Paris to Bordeaux via Orleans, Blois, Tour, Poitiers, and Ruffec. Detailed description of... more
Adams, Samuel, 1745-1819
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19
.3 linear feet (1 box); 3 microfilm reels
Samuel Adams (1745-1819) was an American physician who served during the U.S. Revolutionary War. Collection consists of Adams's diary and miscellaneous papers. Diary describes his early life in Connecticut, colonial army service, job as a teacher,... more
Woodcock, Thomas Swann, 1805-1863
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3380
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
Thomas Swann Woodcock (1805-1863) was an English-born steel engraver who was director of the Brooklyn Apprentices Library (now incorporated in the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences) in New York. Journal narrates Woodcock's travels in 1836... more
Squire, Sally, b. 1788
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2853
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Sally Squire was married to Alvin Squire and kept this diary between July 8, 1815 and July 9, 1816. She began the diary following the death of her son, Alvin A. Squire, on July 8, 1815 and kept it as a record of her religious life for a year. The... more
Chamberlain, Thomas, 1814-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 510
2 v
Thomas Chamberlain (1814-1891) was an immigrant from England who worked as a printer in the United States. He married Deborah Ann Bugbee in 1845 and became a U.S. citizen in 1859. Chamberlain's diary describes his departure from Portsmouth,... more
Megie, Samuel Miller
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1954
.13 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume contains the sailmaking business accounts and farm diary of Samuel Miller Megie. The account book portion dates from 1828-1831 and was used at Megie's sailmaking business in New York City. The diary was kept from January 1-December 31,... more
Locke, Samuel, 1731-1777
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1791
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Samuel Locke, a "forty-niner" (early settler in the California gold rush), kept this diary and memorandum book in 1850. The volume contains a "sick list" for June 27-July 2, 1850; accounts against persons for medicine and attendance; personal... more
Tylden, J. M. (John Maxwell), Sir, 1787-1866
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3050
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Sir John Maxwell Tylden, a captain in the 43rd regiment of the British Army, kept this diary on an expedition from England to New Orleans, Louisiana. Entries date from October 27, 1814-May 10, 1815. Tylden records operations before New Orleans and... more
Williams, Tirzah M., 1821-1847
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3345
.29 linear feet (1 box)
Tirzah M. Williams was the daughter of Cyrus Williams of North Stonington and New Haven, Connecticut, and a graduate of Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, class of 1843. The Tirzah M. Williams papers include two letters from Mary Lyon, letters from... more
Scudder family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18041
3 v, 30 cm. or smaller; 3 v, 30 cm. or smaller
Papers consist of two volumes of collected original deeds, indentures, leases, wills, and miscellaneous correspondence of the Scudder family of Huntington, Suffolk County, Long Island, New York, and a family journal and scrapbook in one volume.... more
Ferguson, William Owen, 1800-1828
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 989
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Typed transcript of a diary of a journey from Lima to Caracas, going through Ecuador and Colombia, made by Col. William O. Ferguson while in the retinue of Gen. Simón Bolívar, Sept. 4, 1826-Jan. 16, 1827
Hoppin family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1432
.63 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 volume)
Diaries and related material created by members of the Hoppin family of Providence, Rhode Island, including William Warner Hoppin (1842-1843; 1861); Carrington Hoppin (1838); and Frances A.F. Street Hoppin (1887-1889 and 1894-1895). William Warner... more
Seton, S. W. (Samuel Waddington), 1789-1869
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18773
.17 linear feet (1 volume)
Samuel Waddington Seton's diary documents an 1806 trip from New York to Canton, China, aboard the ship Magdalen, and his return voyage on the Jefferson
Bayard, Maria, 1789-1875
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 231
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Maria Bayard was the daughter of William Bayard of New York City and later the wife of Duncan P. Campbell. She kept this diary while on a tour of England, Scotland, and France with her brother, Robert Bayard, and brother-in-law, Benjamin Woolsey... more
Ronalds, Mary Lorillard, d. 1840
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2616
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Mary Lorillard Ronalds kept this diary from November 21, 1836 through February 18, 1837. She was the daughter of Thomas A. Ronalds of New York City and the cousin of Catharine Lorillard Wolfe, and she kept this diary while traveling with her uncle... more
Maxcy, Virgil, 1785-1844
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4541
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Virgil Maxcy (1785-1844) was born in Attleboro, Massachusetts, graduated from Brown University in 1804, and became an attorney and politician in Maryland. The papers consist of a journal, correspondence, and an undated July Fourth oration. The... more
Poppleton, Thomas H.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4582
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A small quantity of papers belonging to Thomas Poppleton, a surveyor from Baltimore, including a journal kept while Poppleton was employed as commissioner to prepare a plan for draining the Collect Pond and Lispenard Meadows near Canal Street. The... more
Cheyne, George, 1671 or 1672-1743
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 529
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary, 1833-1839, of George Cheyne, a retired naval officer, who removed in 1836 to New Brunswick and settled at Dumfries. 73 leaves
Platt, Isaac Watts, b. 1788
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2435
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Typescript extracts of a journal kept by Isaac Watts Platt (b. 1788) while pastor of the Presbyterian Church, West Farms, New York, 1847-1858. The entries concern difficulties of the pastor and give details of church history. Also includes a... more
Van Brunt, Adriance
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3123
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
Adriance Van Brunt kept this diary and journal on his farm near Brooklyn, New York, from June 8, 1828 through March 20, 1830. Entries include details of farm activities; prices of farm products; stock on farm; wages paid employees; church and... more