Found 175 collections related to Diaries

Filtering on: x1801 - 1850
King, Rufus, 1838-1924
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18162
4.83 linear feet (12 boxes)
Rufus King (1838-1924) was a banker by profession as well as a respected genealogist. The son of Rufus Sylvester and Phoebe Odell King, his New England ancestors included the revolutionary war veteran and New York State Senator Rufus King, after... more
Sabine family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2659
13 linear feet (23 boxes, 18 v.)
Joseph Sabin (1821-1881), Joseph F. Sabin (1846-1926) and J. Percy Sabin (1872-1934) were the principal proprietors of the family firm of book, autograph and print dealers doing business in the U.S. and England from 1842 to 1934. Joseph Sabin... 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
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
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
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
Hawthorne, Sophia Peabody, 1809-1871
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Hawthorne, S
1,525 items
This is a synthetic collection that consists of manuscripts and a typescript, correspondence, diaries for 1829 and 1859, seventeen journals kept from 1829 to 1869, notebooks, commonplace books, financial documents, and pictorial works.
Backus, Standish, 1875-1943
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18073
1.08 linear feet (1 box, 5 volumes)
Standish Backus (1875-1943) was a corporate lawyer and president of the Burroughs Adding Machine Company from 1920 to 1943. The collection is composed of correspondence concerning his genealogical research on the Standish, Backus, and related... more
Locke, Samuel
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
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
Thompson, Samuel, 1738-1811
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2982
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Samuel Thompson (1738-1811) was a farmer and physician of Setauket, Long Island, New York. Collection consists of Thompson's diaries with transcripts and some family papers. Diaries, 1800-1808, chronicle events in the life of Thompson's family and... more
Ward, Samuel, 1814-1884
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3221
2.5 linear feet (8 boxes)
Samuel Ward (1814-1884) was an American lobbyist, financier, author, and adventurer. He was the son of the banker Samuel Ward (1786-1839) and the grandson of Samuel Ward (1756-1832) soldier and merchant. His sister was Julia Ward Howe, author of... more
Schieffelin family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2690
Papers document the career of Jacob Schieffelin as merchant landowner and Loyalist; travels and literary activities of his wife, Hannah Lawrence Schieffelin; and the careers of their son, Richard Lawrence Schieffelin, and grandson, George Richard... 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
Stearns, Simeon A. (Simeon Albert), b. 1815
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2866
.2 linear feet (1 volume, 1 folder)
Simeon A. Stearns (b. 1815) was a U.S. Marine quartermaster sergeant on board the U.S.S. Vincennes, the flagship of the United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842) which circumnavigated the world under the command of Lieutenant Charles Wilkes... more
Kolodin, Irving, 1908-1988
Music Division | JPB 06-40
77 linear feet (157 boxes)
The Irving Kolodin Papers document the career of Irving Kolodin, music critic, author of several books and teacher at the Juilliard School. The collection dates from 1844 to 1986. In addition to Kolodin’s papers, dating from 1915-1986, there are... more
Morse, Jedidiah, 1761-1826
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2069
1.2 linear feet (4 boxes)
Jedidiah Morse (1761-1826), a Congregational clergyman, was known as "the father of geography". His lectures on geography included Geography Made Easy (1784), the first geography publication in the U.S. Morse established the Andover Theological... more
Hadden, John Aspinwall
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1275
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary of a New York City merchant kept while in the 6th Company, 27th Regt., New York Militia, primarily concerned with social life and activities in New York City; company drills and parades; visits in various Eastern states; funeral of President... more
Langworthy, Isaac P. (Isaac Pendleton), 1806-1888
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1693
2.1 linear feet (7 boxes)
Isaac Pendleton Langworthy (1806-1888) was a Congregational clergyman in Chelsea, Massachusetts. In addition to serving as a minister, he was corresponding secretary of the American Congregational Union and a member of the American Congregational... more
Townsend, Isaiah, 1777-1838
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3017
.13 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary belonging to Isaiah Townsend of Albany, NY., Nov. 26 1840-Feb. 18, 1841. Describes a voyage on board the sailing ship Roscius from New York to Liverpool, thence through England, France, and Italy, with descriptions of his fellow voyagers,... more
McLaughlin, J. T
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1946
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
J. T. McLaughlin, a midshipman in the United States Navy, kept this diary and logbook of the U.S.S. Erie and U.S.S. Boston. Log entries for the U.S.S. Erie date from September 1-October 3, 1828, during a voyage from New York to the West Indies,... more
Miller, Hiram
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1999
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Hiram Miller made entries in this diary between August and September 1833, during a trip to Schenectady via Albany and the Hudson River, from Schenectady to Skaneateles and Auburn on a canal boat, and on his return home. Miller commented on towns... more
Blake, Homer Crane, 1822-1880
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 313
.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
Homer Crane Blake (1822-1880) was a U.S. naval officer. Collection consists of correspondence and other papers relating to Commodore Blake's service in the United States Navy. Includes official letterbook relating to affairs in Africa, China,... more
Nightingale, Hannah Elizabeth
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2251
.08 linear feet (1 v.)
Hannah Elizabeth Nightingale, was the wife of Captain Thomas H. Nightingale of the British Royal Navy, who was stationed in South Africa in the 1850s. Nightingale's manuscript diary, 1850-1851, written at Fort Peddie, Cape of Good Hope in South... more
Hartshorn family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1339
.3 linear feet (1 box)
The Hartshorn family was from Taunton, Massachusetts. Collection consists of daybooks, ledgers, copybooks, classbooks, letters, invitations, and travel journal for trip to Italy. Daybooks and ledgers pertain to the business of Jessie Hartshorn and... more
Bevier, Henrietta Cornelia, b.1792
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 284
1 vol. (43 p.)
Henrietta Cornelia Bevier was the daughter of Philip DuBoys Bevier of Rochester, Ulster County, New York. Diary, 1809 June 10-Sept. 3 of an unidentified girl attending the school of Miss Sarah Pierce, Litchfield, Connecticut. At the end of each... more
Ward, Henry Dana, 1797-1884
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3219
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Henry Dana Ward kept this diary as rector of St. Jude's Protestant Episcopal Free Church in New York City from January 1, 1850 through September 30, 1857. Entries pertain to services for others including William A. Muhlenberg and Thos. Gallaudet;... more
George, Henry, 1839-1897
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1137
8.5 linear feet (22 boxes, 15 v., l oversize folder); 15 microfilm reels
Collection contains George's correspondence, 1854-1897; diaries, 1855-1896; manuscripts of his writings; photographs; and family papers documenting nearly every phase of his life and career. Extensive correspondence includes letters to and from... more
Peters, Henry Hunter
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2391
.3 linear feet (2 boxes, 9 v.)
Henry Hunter Peters, merchant and farmer, had a mercantile business in California and then farmed in Southboro, Mass. Collection consists of diaries, correspondence, accounts, lectures, photographs, and printed matter. Diaries, 1850-1856, describe... more
Dering, Henry Packer, d. 1822
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 775
.5 linear feet (1 box, 2 v.)
Henry Packer Dering (d. 1822) was a collector of customs, postmaster and military storekeeper in Sag Harbor, Long Island. He also traded at Aux Cayes, Haiti, as an agent of Nat Gardinier, during the 1780's. Collection consists of correspondence,... more
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