Found 428 collections related to Diaries

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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
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
Eells, Jeremiah B
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 906
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary kept while imprisoned in a sugar house prison, New York City, from March 14 to November 24, 1777. Describes trip from Huntington, L.I. to New York City; prison life; work, illnesses, etc. Also includes miscellaneous army and mercantile... more
Lyons, Jeremiah
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1822
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Jeremiah Lyons of Colrain, Massachusetts kept these diaries for the years 1788, 1794, and 1795. The entries were taken from editions of Thomas's Massachusetts and Connecticut Almanacks, with which they were formerly bound, and contain memoranda... more
O'Connor, Jessie Lloyd, 1904-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4803
2 linear feet (5 boxes)
Jessie Lloyd O'Connor was a journalist and pro-labor activist from the 1920s until her death in 1988. She predominantly wrote for the Federated Press, a news service oriented toward labor and unions. O'Connor's articles were published in a variety... more
Millener, Jessie Scott
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1995
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Jessie Scott Millener was a librarian at the New York Public Library. Her papers include correspondence, a diary, and ephemera relating to her work with the New York Public Library and the Young Men's Christian Association
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
Sayre, Joel, 1900-1979
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6135
3.2 linear feet (11 boxes)
The papers reflect the life and career of Joel G. Sayre (1900-1979), journalist, author, screenwriter and foreign correspondent.
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
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
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
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
Fitzpatrick, James Benedict, 1881-1964
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1019
4.4 linear feet (11 boxes)
James Benedict Ossory Fitzpatrick (1881-1964), an English author, teacher, journalist, and editor, worked for the London Daily Mail and wrote for various journals. His pro-Irish and anti-British views led to the publication of two histories of... 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
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
Mandel, Ernest, 1885-1951
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1856
3.96 linear feet (4 boxes)
Collection consists of Mandel's correspondence, writings, and a scrapbook of newspaper clippings. Includes writings and exercises as a student at New York University (Class of 1907); materials for teaching English to Hungarian immigrants through a... more
Papanek, Ernst
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2333
23 linear feet (42 boxes)
Ernst Papanek (1900-1973) was an Austrian-born child psychologist and educator known for his work with refugee children during and after World War II and for his involvement in socialist parties in Europe and the United States. Collection consists... 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
Howell, W. T. (William Thompson), 1810-1870
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1447
.56 linear feet (2 volumes)
Born in Newburgh, NY, in 1873, William Thompson Howell was a hiker and explorer widely recognized for his advocacy of state parks and wilderness protection.
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
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
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