Found 418 collections related to Diaries

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Brass, Perry
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 373
.5 linear feet (1 box)
Perry Brass, author and playwright, was born (Sept. 15, 1947) in Savannah, Georgia. He attended high school there and afterwards studied fine arts (for one year) at the University of Georgia. From 1965 to 1968 he was employed in the advertising... more
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
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
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.
Kearny, Ravaud, 1739-1806
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1626
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary, probably kept by Ravaud Kearny of Perth Amboy, NJ, containing farm notes, receipts, and prescriptions for home remedies. Mentions various wagers laid upon the success of the British Army. About 25 pages partially written on pages from... more
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
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
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
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.
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
Lewis, Oliver, 1757-1784
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1746
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Commonplace book of Oliver Lewis, containing copies of his essays and orations at Yale College and the orations of others, 1777-1782; a genealogy of the Lewis, Burnham, and Curtis families of Connecticut; and O. Lewis' journal or autobiography to... more
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
Egede, Niels
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 908
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This diary, written in Danish, was kept by Niels Egede in Holsteinborg, Greenland between July 1, 1770 and June 30, 1771
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
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
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
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
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
Parsons, William Sterling, 1901-1953
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2347
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
The Reverend William Parsons kept this diary between 1737 and 1772, recording observations of the weather and the places he preached in Rockingham County, New Hampshire and the vicinity. He also refers to the texts used in his preaching. Diary is... more
Owen, William
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2321
.4 linear feet (2 volumes)
This diary of William Owen contains entries made between July 20, 1761 and June 17, 1771 about his travels in England; to Halifax, Nova Scotia; New York; Boston; Philadelphia; England; France; Belgium; Campobello, Nova Scotia; and back to England
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
Edel, Wilbur.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 888
.75 linear feet (7 v.)
Wilbur Edel was dean of administration at Herbert H. Lehman College of the City University of New York. Collection consists of diaries kept by Edel from 1970 to 1976. Diaries record his academic activities and personal life during the earliest... more