Found 280 collections related to Diaries

Filtering on: x1851 - 1900
Sargent, Ransom
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2678
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Diary of Ransom Sargent, Musician, Company "F," 11th New Hampshire Regiment, dated January 14, 1864 through May 23, 1865.
Ayer, Edward Everett, 1841-1927
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17767
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Unbound typewritten transcript. 7pp
Van Gieson, A. P. (Acmon Pulaski), 1830-1906
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18089
1 volume, 20 cm; 1 volume, 20 cm
Rev. Acmon Pulaski Van Gieson was a minister of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York State. Notebook used to record his diary, 1853 May 11-1855 September 26; notes on religious subjects; and records of baptisms, marriages, and additions, 1853... more
Yard, Robert Sterling, 1861-1945
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3404
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Robert Sterling Yard (1861-1945) was an American journalist and Sunday editor of the New York Herald Tribune. Diary kept by Yard chronicles his personal life at the turn of the 20th century. Events covered are his engagement and marriage to Mary... more
King, Naomi R
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4827
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
Naomi R. King was born 1886 or 1887. Travel diary of Naomi R. King, a twelve-year old girl from Indiana who visited New York City for the first time in January of 1899. The diary includes details her month-and-a-half long stay in the city,... 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.
Washburn, Mrs. Samuel Benjamin
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3229
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
Mrs. Samuel Benjamin Washburn, whose husband served in the United States Navy during the American Civil War, kept this diary in 1862. Entries describe their domestic affairs in Bethany, Genesee County, New York and a trip to New York City from... more
Buxton, Otis F
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 446
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary kept by Otis F. Buxton while serving in the U.S. Army. Buxton, along with his cousin Homer A. Buxton and friends Alfred P. Ranney, Walter W. Ranney, and J. Hunt Clark, enlisted in August 1862 from Westminster, VT., and served in Co. "B",... more
Powell, William Clement
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2481
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary of journey from Naperville, Illinois, to Green River Station; thence exploring the Green and Colorado Rivers and adjacent country
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
Story, William Cumming, b. 1851
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2897
.42 linear feet (2 volumes)
William Cumming Story kept these diaries (2 vols.) from October 1, 1867 through May 31, 1870 in Chicago, Illinois where he served as an usher at Crosby's Opera House while employed as a clerk in the banking office and paper store of A. C. Badger... 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
Busch, Wilhelm, b. 1874
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 440
1 linear foot (1 box, 1 package)
Wilhelm Busch (b. 1874) was a librarian at the New York Public Library from 1923 to 1939. Busch's diaries, largely in German, date both before and after his emigration to the United States from Germany. Entries record his daily life and career in... more
Terrell, W. G
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2966
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Major W. G. Terrell kept this diary from July 9-12, 1874 while he was in prison in Burlington, Kentucky awaiting trial. In the reverse of the diary are memoranda of H. Buchanan recording stoppages of payments to officers and private of the United... more
Burtis, William B
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 439
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
William B. Burris was a staff clerk in the United States Navy and kept this diary on board the U.S.S. Delaware during a cruise from Portsmouth, New Hampshire to an Asiatic station and back to New York. Entries date from 1867-1870, and laid in to... more
Kent, William, 1858-1910
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1637
.3 linear feet (1 box)
William Kent (1858-1910), a New York City lawyer, was the great-grandson of James Kent (1763-1847) who was Chancellor of New York. Collection consists of correspondence, press releases, diary, memorabilia, and scrapbook relating to the lives of... more
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
Harris, William Hamilton, 1944-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1332
1 box
William Hamilton Harris (d. 1895) was a colonel in the Ordnance Department of the US Army during the Civil War. He was the son of Ira Harris, Republican Senator from New York. The collection comprises letters mostly written at West Point Military... more
Sharp family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18091
.4 linear feet (1 box)
The Sharpe-Stevens family papers include genealogical research notes and family papers on the ancestors of Rosa Sharpe Stevens and, to a lesser extent, her husband Yale Stevens. Families include the Sharpes of Pennsylvania and the related Alden,... more
Hall, Sophie C
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1293
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Diary kept by Sophie C. Hall (Mrs. George W. Hall) during a visit to New York in 1879. Describes stores, museums and their collections; churches and preachers; companions at her boarding house; Greenwood Cemetery; the general appearance of the... more
Weinert, Susanne
Music Division | JOB 91-37
6 items
Susanne Weinert was a governess employed in the Wagner household at Villa Wahnfried, July 1875 - April 1876. The German opera composer Richard Wagner had married Cosima Von Bülow (born Liszt), his second wife, in 1870. Diary entitled Im Hause... 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
Speed, Susan
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2839
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary of Mrs. Susan Speed (née Mosby), great-grandmother of actress Beverly Sitgreaves, maintained in Virginia from 1861-1865. Entries primarily describe her sorrow at the death and destruction caused by the Civil War, along with her hopes for her... more
Hixon, J. C
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3169
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
Typewritten translation of diary of Simeon A. Villa, sub-inspector of hospitals in the Philippine Army, translated from Spanish to English by American Lieutenant J. C. Hixon in 1901. Diary entries were made from November 13, 1899 through March 22,... more
Edgerly, Samuel
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 894
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary of Samuel Edgerly, merchant clerk in New York City, 1859-1860; migrated to Texas in 1860; service with the Confederate Army, 1862
Linton, C
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1765
.19 linear feet (1 volume)
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
Cochran, John W.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4211
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The Cochran family papers consist of the diary, in shorthand, of John W. Cochran of Illinois and Vancouver, Washington, kept while serving with Illinois Volunteers during the Civil War, a few letters to him from Robert G. Ingersoll, clippings and... more