Found 288 collections related to Diaries

Filtering on: x1851 - 1900
Greene, F. V. (Francis Vinton), 1850-1921
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1235
3 linear feet (6 boxes, 11 v.)
Francis Vinton Greene (1850-1921) was an American soldier, engineer and author. His military duties included serving as military attaché in Russia in 1877, teaching at West Point, and commanding volunteers during the Spanish-American War. In 1903... more
Ferguson family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18092
13.86 linear feet (33 boxes)
The Fergusons were an English family that settled in New York City beginning around 1802. The patriarch, Samuel Ferguson, was a prosperous merchant who established familial and commercial relationships with other wealthy and socially prominent New... more
Anthon, Joanna, b.1815
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 113
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary of Joanna Anthon, 1867-1883, of New York City. Describes various watering places she visits, such as Sea Bright, Narragansett Pier, Richfield Springs, Lake Mahopac
Johnson, John Albert, 1857-1928
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-5859
Principally sermons, together with speeches, biographies of distinguished Afro-Americans, and personal papers including two journals, one kept while he was ministering in Bermuda, 1889-1892, and the other while on a trip to England in 1891 to... 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
Ivins family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1535
13.1 linear feet (22 boxes)
Collection consists of correspondence, writings, notes, and legal and financial records of William Ivins, Sr.; correspondence, writings, notes, and diaries of William Ivins, Jr.; correspondence of other family members; family personal miscellany;... more
Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August), 1849-1914
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2579
3.81 linear feet (8 boxes)
Jacob August Riis (1849-1914) was a journalist, author, social reformer, and photographer. He was born in Denmark and emigrated to the United States in 1870. While working as a reporter for the New York Tribune, he began his crusade to improve... more
Ashmore, Grace Eulalie Matthews, 1885-1972
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 135
Thirty-one diaries of a New York City socialite, 1896-1972, with miscellaneous papers and photographs, including approximately 100 letters and postcard from opera critic Ernest de Weerth.
Haste, Gwendolen
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1349
3 linear feet (8 boxes)
Gwendolen Haste (1889-1979) was an American poet. She wrote poems and short stories, worked in public relations at the General Foods Corporation from 1926 to 1954, and was active in the Poetry Society of America. She won the Nation Poetry Prize in... more
Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Wells
696 items
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts and typescripts, correspondence, diaries for 1907 through 1913, legal and financial documents, portraits, and pictorial works.
Ingraham, Elsie Powell
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18134
9 linear feet (21 boxes)
The Elsie Powell Ingraham family papers chronicle multiple generations of the Ingraham, Powell, Brown, Hopper, and allied families -- prominent Quakers residing primarily in New York City, Old Chatham, N.Y. and Cambridge, Mass. Although these... more
Emerson family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 923
15.95 linear feet (63 boxes, 1 volume)
The Emersons were an American family who lived in Europe and Japan and traveled widely during the second half of the 19th century. The family consisted of Edwin Emerson (1823-1908), his wife Mary Ingham Emerson (d. 1883) and their six children.... more
Ford, Emily Ellsworth (Fowler), 1826-1893
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1038
6.34 linear feet (16 boxes)
Emily Ellsworth (Fowler) Ford was an educated nineteenth-century women who wrote prolifically from adolescence until her death in 1893. Her work was published in a variety of contemporary literary journals, magazines, and newspapers. She was the... more
Kahn, Erich Itor, 1905-1956
Music Division | JPB 90-26
40 linear feet (80 boxes)
This bulk of the collection consist of manuscript copies, printed scores, parts, writings and correspondence belonging to the composer Erich Itor Kahn and his late wife Frida Kahn, who was a music teacher and a translator. Erich Itor Kahn was... more
Wolters, Ernst
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3373
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The Ernst Wolters papers include a history of the 178th Regiment, New York, Volunteer Infantry from 1863-1865; a diary Wolters kept during his service, from March-April 1865, with Headquarters Band, 16th Army Corps; pencil drawings of Spanish Fort... more
Hughes, Eugenia, 1909-1964
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1460
6.6 linear feet (14 boxes)
Eugenia Hughes (1909-1964) was an artist who lived in Greenwich Village, New York City. She was born in Pennsylvania and moved to New York in the mid-1930s. Collection contains correspondence, diaries, art work, writings, family papers,... more
Olcott, Euphemia M
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2289
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Euphemia M. Olcott lived in New York City. Collection consists of Olcott's correspondence, 1892-1911; her diary of a trip to Europe, 1902-1903; school notebooks and compositions, 1856-1860; and commonplace books, 1850-1920. Also included are items... more
Belloc, Hilaire, 1870-1953
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Belloc
1,126 items
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts and typescripts, correspondence by and about the author, a travel diary for 1930, a commonplace book for 1924, and financial documents.
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
Allen, Horace Newton, 1858-1932
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 49
9 linear feet (7 boxes, 20 v.); 10 microfilm reels
Horace Newton Allen (1858-1932) was an American missionary, diplomat and physician. Collection consists of correspondence, diaries for 1883 to 1903, writings, speeches, and other papers reflecting Allen's career as a clergyman, medical missionary... more
Washburn, Hannah Blaney Thacher
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3228
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Hannah Blaney Thacher Washburn, mother of Vermont Governor Peter Thacher Washburn, kept these diaries from 1861-1863, 1865-1867, and 1869-1870 at her home near Woodstock, Vermont. Entries include comments on social life at home; books read; church... 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
Carruth, Hayden, 1862-1932
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 479
13 linear feet (30 boxes)
Hayden Carruth (originally Fred Hayden Carruth) (1862-1932) was an American newspaper publisher, journalist, humorist, and author of juvenile fiction. After working for various weekly newspapers in the Midwest, he moved to New York City where he... more
Grinnell, Helen Lansing
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1250
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Helen Lansing Grinnell was married to George Blake Grinnell, a New York City banker. She made entries in this diary between January 2, 1859 and May 27, 1867 at Audubon Park, New York City, so that her son, Frank Lansing Grinnell, might later be... more
Dawson, Henry B. (Henry Barton), 1821-1889
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 740
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Henry Barton Dawson was an American editor, historian and antiquarian bookseller. Collection consists of correspondence, research papers, diary, and other papers of Dawson and his son. Includes correspondence, 1859-1889; papers relating to... more
Fish, Henry Clay, 1820-1877
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1008
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary kept by Henry Clay Fish as pastor of First Baptist Church of Newark, N.J., describing his pastoral duties, marriages, baptisms, prayer meetings, etc.; as well as the preparation of his sermons and other writings; his secretaryship of New... more
Scott, Henry Clay
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3638
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Henry Clay Scott kept this diary from May 1861 through May 1863. He recorded his duties and experiences as a soldier in the 23rd New York Infantry. His service was primarily in Virginia. There are also a few entries relative to his pay and record... 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
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