Found 271 collections related to Diaries

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Kazin, Alfred, 1915-1998
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Kazin archive
(95 linear feet); 191 manuscript boxes
Alfred Kazin (1915-1998) was an American literary and cultural critic, essayist and historian. He was one of the most influential of New York intellectuals in the second half of the twentieth century, and belonged to the circle of writers and... more
Jackson, Laura Riding, 1901-1991
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Jackson 1924-1984
(77 manuscript boxes)
Organized into 11 series: Series 1: Works by Laura Riding Jackson; Series 2: Correspondence; Series 3: Diaries; Series 4: Book reviews of Laura Riding Jackson’s works; Series 5: Criticism of Laura Riding Jackson’s works; Series 6: Photographs;... more
Harman, Phillip E
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1321
1.5 linear feet (5 boxes)
Phillip E. Harman lived in Los Angeles, California. Collection consists of Harman's diaries from March 30, 1947 to February 16, 1973. Diaries concern his daily activities and are written in Gregg shorthand.
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
Williams, Richmond B. (Richmond Barnes), 1903-1986
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3339
1.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Richmond Barnes Williams (1903-1986) was an American business executive and world traveler. He worked in the Long Lines Dept. of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company from 1926 until his retirement in 1968. He traveled extensively in the... more
Tufts, Mrs. Freeling
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3044
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Mrs. Tufts, alternately called Freeling and D.A.M.T., was married to Warren Tufts, a surgeon. She kept this diary during a European tour in 1907 and later at her residence in Narrowsburg, New York, between 1913 and 1914. Most of the entries were... more
Brady, S. William
Music Division | JPB 97-47
1 item ([63] p. bound), 19 cm; 1 item ([63] p. bound), 19 cm
Diary of operas seen during Brady's European trip in 1901. The longest section, on Germany, consists of mounted programs for and comments in ink about Der Barbier von Bagdad, Cavalleria Rusticana, Der Afrikanerin, Bastien und Bastienne, Der... 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.
Price, Melva L., 1902-1996
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 596
1 linear foot
The collection consists of the papers, 1910-1991, of Melva L. Price, a professional educator, community activist, and performing arts supporter, who lived in Harlem most of her life. The bulk of the collection is comprised of correspondence to... 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
Bumbala, W. J
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 426
1.5 linear feet (1 v.); 1 microfilm reel
W.J. Bumbala was a radio engineer for an electrical equipment company in Phoenix, Arizona. During World War I he was interned in the U.S. as a German enemy alien. Autograph album which Bumbala kept during his internment at Fort Douglas, Utah... more
Schuman, William, 1910-1992
Music Division | JPB 87-33
50 linear feet (195 boxes)
Correspondence; memoranda; reports; minutes of meetings; press releases; drafts and final copies of articles, speeches, and statements; awards and certificates; diaries; photographs; magazines; clippings; pamphlets and papers; programs; posters;... more
Ames, Winthrop, 1870-1937
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 94
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Private diary kept by Winthrop Ames, 1909-1911 on the activities of the New Theatre. Includes list of companies and salaries paid each member for each season; playbills of plays presented; receipts; copies of agreements with playwrights and... 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
Stratch, William
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2902
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
William Stratch of New York City kept this diary, written in pencil on a note pad, between 1901 and 1904. Entries record his personal thoughts and feelings, philosophical reflections, experiences as a Christian Scientist, and conversion to Roman... 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
White, Clarence Cameron, 1880-1960
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
20.2 linear feet
The Clarence Cameron White papers (Additions) reflect the musical career of this composer, violinist and music teacher covering the last twenty years of his life from approximately 1940 to 1960. Included are correspondence, manuscript and printed... more
Dyer, William Holmes
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
.2 linear feet (1 volume)
The memoirs are written in a narrative form, and begin at the point that Dyer decided to enlist in the Army, through the Armistice, his return to the States and discharge from the Army. Dyer briefly discusses the period spent at Ft. Des Moines and... more
Eddy, Sherwood, 1871-1963
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 884
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Sherwood Eddy (sometimes called George Sherwood Eddy) kept this diary in 1916-1917 and made entries about his preaching engagements, texts, and other subjects. The diary includes the itinerary of a trip to Europe
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
Cushing, Stella Marek
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 711
.21 linear feet (1 box)
These papers of Stella Marek Cushing, an American folklorist, consist of journals and letters. She kept the journals as she traveled in Europe in 1928, 1930, and 1934, collecting folk songs, dances, costumes, and other material for lecture-concert... more
Padover, Saul Kussiel, 1905-1981
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2325
2 linear feet (1 box); 1 microfilm reel
Saul Kussiel Padover (1905-1981), historian and teacher, was born in Austria but came to the U.S. in 1920. He was a prolific author including among his subjects Thomas Jefferson and Karl Marx. From 1938 to 1943 he served as Assistant Secretary of... 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
Seymour, Edward Hobart, Sir, 1840-1929
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2728
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Sir Edward Hobart Seymour, Admiral of the Fleet and veteran of the Crimean, Chinese, West African, and Egyptian campaigns and the Boxer Rebellion, and a member of the Privy Council, kept this diary from March 28, 1906 through January 25, 1910. The... 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
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
Cowtan, Charles W., 1842-1928
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4257
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Correspondence, 1861-1916, between Charles W. Cowtan and various military and civilian figures relating to the 10th New York Volunteers during the Civil War. Also includes certificates relating to his military commissions and service, and to his... more
Tyszkiewicz, Wladyslaw
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3052
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
A combination of autobiography and diary with some accounting of parcels shipped to Poland and genealogical data on family background, with clippings and photographs mounted in. Bound manuscript in Polish
Graham, Marion
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1191
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Diary for the year 1912 kept by Mrs. Marion Graham (Mrs. Harry P. Williams) of New York City, recording mainly social engagements and travel
Nichols, Marjorie, 1943-1991
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2247
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Marjorie Nichols kept this diary in 1938-1939, during her childhood in New Rochelle, New York. Entries describe her home and school life, amusements, and other subjects