Found 542 collections related to Diaries

Wood, Marilyn, 1929-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 546
4.37 linear feet (11 boxes); 14.1 gigabytes (3,206 computer files)
The Marilyn Wood papers, dating from the 1950s to 2016, consist of photographic materials, programs, notes, notebooks, journals, posters, fliers, interviews, press clippings, and video recordings created and collected by Wood over the course of... more
Seton, S. W. (Samuel Waddington), 1789-1869
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18773
.17 linear feet (1 volume)
Samuel Waddington Seton's diary documents an 1806 trip from New York to Canton, China, aboard the ship Magdalen, and his return voyage on the Jefferson
Hamlin, George, 1869-1923
Music Division | JPB 87-34
3.86 linear feet (10 boxes)
George Hamlin (1868-1923) was an American tenor. His daughter, Anna (1900-1988), was a soprano and voice instructor. The George and Anna Hamlin papers, dating from 1868 to 1983, document the careers of both vocalists through clippings, diaries,... more
Kurka, Robert, 1921-1957
Music Division | JPB 03-03
2.38 linear feet (9 boxes)
Robert Kurka (1921-1957) was a composer best known for The Good Soldier Schweik (1956-1958), an orchestral suite which he expanded into an opera. He also wrote works for instrumental soloists, chamber groups, chorus, and orchestra. The Robert... more
Oldham, Kevin, 1960-1993
Music Division | JPB 13-35
1.6 linear feet (5 boxes)
Kevin Oldham (1960-1993) was an American composer and pianist. The Kevin Oldham papers, dating from 1984 to 1997, document Oldham's life and career through personal and professional correspondence, subject files, publicity files, photographs, and... more
Mifflin, Benjamin, 1718-1787
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4546
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Record of a journey on horseback taken by Philadelphia merchant Benjamin Mifflin (1718-1787) from Philadelphia to Dover, Delaware, between 26 July and 14 August, 1762. Mifflin traveled through Chester, Wilmington, Ogletown, and Charlestown,... more
Maxcy, Virgil, 1785-1844
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4541
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Virgil Maxcy (1785-1844) was born in Attleboro, Massachusetts, graduated from Brown University in 1804, and became an attorney and politician in Maryland. The papers consist of a journal, correspondence, and an undated July Fourth oration. The... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 801
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Transcript of a diary kept by an unidentified Union soldier of the 3rd Pennsylvania Cavalry between August 12, 1864 and June 10, 1865. Beginning with his arrival at Camp Stoneman, diary describes the daily life of a soldier and details the... more
Maloney, Margaret Sarah McKim
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1853
2 linear feet (4 boxes, 2 volumes)
The collection consists of correspondence and other papers of prominent members of the interrelated McKim and Garrison families collected by Margaret McKim Maloney and others. Included are papers of architect Charles Follen McKim, abolitionists... more
Dillwyn, William, 1743-1824
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 814
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary of a trading voyage from Burlington and Philadelphia to Charleston, South Carolina from 23 October 1772 and 18 January 1773 by William Dillwyn, an American-born Quaker who returned to England in 1774. Entries discuss his social and business... more
Poppleton, Thomas H.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4582
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A small quantity of papers belonging to Thomas Poppleton, a surveyor from Baltimore, including a journal kept while Poppleton was employed as commissioner to prepare a plan for draining the Collect Pond and Lispenard Meadows near Canal Street. The... more
Riding, Laura, 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
Barney, Jay B.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1986-012
2.1 linear feet (5 boxes)
Jay Barney (1913-1985) was an actor, writer, and active Actor's Equity member. The Jay Barney papers hold correspondence, diaries, programs, and files relating to his military service and involvement with performers unions.
Matheson, Katy
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S)*MGZMD317
24.82 linear feet (60 boxes)
Katy Page Matheson (1948-2005) was an American editor, writer, performer, teacher, and dance historian. The Katy Matheson papers (1960-2003) reflect Matheson's professional work, as well as her graduate work in dance history. To a limited extent,... more
Gross, Oren
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4428
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Diary kept Jan. 1, 1861 to April 20, 1862 by O. R. Gross (believed to be Oren Gross), a piano teacher from Truro, Massachusetts, living in New York City. Discusses boarding house life and social activities; mentions giving music lessons in part... more
Platt, Isaac Watts, b. 1788
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2435
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Typescript extracts of a journal kept by Isaac Watts Platt (b. 1788) while pastor of the Presbyterian Church, West Farms, New York, 1847-1858. The entries concern difficulties of the pastor and give details of church history. Also includes a... more
Schneebaum, Tobias
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18797
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Photocopy of a single journal entry by Tobias Schneebaum dated November 6, 1982, regarding sexual encounters while traveling “East of Suez.” Entry is written on stationery from the Raffles Hotel, Singapore.
Mohr, Bertha
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23280
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Bertha Mohr was the daughter of Robert Moritz Mohr, a pipe organ maker whose family lived in Greenwich Village, New York City. The Bertha Mohr diary records her domestic and social activities of 1892, including household chores, entertainments and... more
Meynell, Wilfrid, 1852-1948
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz Ms
1 item
Wilfrid John Meynell, English publisher, editor and writer. · Holograph diary (excerpt) : 1878-1879 : (S'ANA 0267) : 20 pages (10 single sheets) : in ink, heavily revised in pencil; the 11-page first entry (29 Aug 1878) describes a visit to... more
Brevoort, Edith, 1832-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24250
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Edith Brevoort (1832-1891) was the youngest of the eight children of Henry Brevoort Jr. (1782-1848), a wealthy New York City landowner and friend of Washington Irving, and Laura Carson of South Carolina (died 1845). In 1853 she married Pierre... more
Ward, Edward, -1842 or 1843?
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Ward, E. Ward's diary)
2 volumes (156 manuscript pages, 78 total leaves; 152 manuscript pages, 76 total leaves)
A number of biographical details of the Rev.d Edward Ward remain uncertain. His diary records his marriage to an unnamed bride on 5 June 1827 in Leghorn; marriage records reveal her to be Emma Crump (1800-1856). She was the daughter of the Rev.... more
Gissing, George, 1857-1903
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Gissing [Text]
1,108 items
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, correspondence, diaries kept from 1879 to 1913, a commonplace book, financial and legal documents, portraits, and pictorial works.
Endicott, George, 1802-1848
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 932
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
American lithographer George Endicott kept this diary on a trip to Europe from August 10-November 21, 1847, where he toured France, Belgium, and England. Entries describe his 35 day voyage on board the "American Eagle;" landing at Plymouth,... more
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
Mellen, Ida M., 1877-1970
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1958
8.5 linear feet (7 boxes, 8 v., 1 package)
Ida May Mellen (1877-1970) was an aquarist at the New York Aquarium, 1916-1929. She wrote books and articles in the fields of marine biology and felinology. Collection consists of correspondence, writings, family and personal papers, photographs,... 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
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.
Enters, Angna, 1897-1989
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 158
158 boxes
Angna Enters was a dancer and mime, a painter and writer. She developed nearly 300 separate characters for her touring Theater of Angna Enters from 1928-1960. She was a well-known artist and sculptor. Enters designed and... more
Griffin, Anthony J. (Anthony Jerome), 1866-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1246
14 linear feet (25 boxes)
Anthony Jerome Griffin (1866-1935) was a lawyer and U.S. Representative from the Bronx, New York City. He served in the Spanish-American War, 1898-1899; practiced law in the Bronx; was founder and editor of the Bronx Independent; and served four... more
Schlesinger, Arthur M., Jr. (Arthur Meier), 1917-2007
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17775
242.99 linear feet (574 boxes, 1 tube)
The Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. papers document the life and work of Pulitzer Prize-winning American historian Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. (1917-2007), noted for his political activities in the Democratic Party and for his acclaimed accounts of... more
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