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Diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/sh85037601

Found in 87 Collections and/or Records:

A. C. Roycroft papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1213
Abstract Papers of a Confederate Army officer and Northport, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama resident, including his diary from the final months of the Civil War.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1866 - 1884

James Richard Albin Journal

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4100
Overview Journal with daily entries from January 1, 1949, through April 2, 1954, kept by James R . Albin, describing his various activities, both at work and at home, and the various trips he and his family take.
Dates: 1949-1959

Askew family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0091
Overview Biographical sketch, ledger, diaries, church histories, newspaper clippings, copies of poetry and pieces written about Confederate history in Alabama, address and appointment books from this Dayton, Alabama, family.
Dates: 1844-1993

George O. Baker and Joseph M. Baker papers

 Collection
Identifier: W-0066
Overview Correspondence, ledgers, and other papers of Selma, Alabama, businessmen, George O. Baker, his son, Joseph M. Baker, and their various companies and businesses.
Dates: 1886-1898

William Pitt Ballinger diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0104
Abstract Diary covering the 1865 negotiations with General E. R.S. Canby and others over the cessation of hostilities between the U.S. and the state of Texas, other legal cases legal and business, as well as personal and family affairs.
Dates: 1864-1868

Baltzell and Bullock families papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0105
Abstract The papers of two Greene County, Alabama families involved in post-Civil War Alabama politics, including correspondence, a diary, essays, deeds, and financial documents.
Dates: 1839-1921

Harold Bank papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0108
Abstract A Battalion log of the 3rd Battalion, 167th Infantry, 31st Infantry Division while stationed in Mindanao, Philippine Islands, from 15 July 1944, until 10 October 1945, and the front portion of the Chicago Daily Tribune, from Tuesday, 8 May 1945. The headline reads “V. E. Day – Today”.
Dates: 1944-1945

John Taylor Banks diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0109
Abstract Diary of druggist who served in the 6th Alabama Regiment. Also includes a biographical sketch and a coroner's report signed by Banks.
Dates: 1862-1893

James C. Bennett papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0137
Abstract A miscellaneous collection of Civil War material of this Union soldier from Indiana, including enlistment lists, muster roles, war songs, writings, drawings, a diary, genealogical information, and clippings. All materials are photocopies of originals.
Dates: circa 1862-1899; Majority of material found within 1862 - 1869

Peter Brannon papers

 Collection
Identifier: W-0009
Overview Correspondence, manuscripts, diaries, and other materials created by Peter A. Brannon, highlighting his career as a pharmacist, an anthropologist, and an archivist.
Dates: 1900-1966

Richard Branscomb and Lewis Branscomb papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0205
Overview Diary, travel journals, and account book of Richard Edwin Branscomb (1902-1980), Methodist Minister from Guin, Alabama, and Condensed Minute Book for Presiding Elders of the Southern Methodist Episcopal Church belonging to Branscomb’s father, Lewis Capers Branscomb (1865-1930).
Dates: 1922-1935

George and Eleanor Bridges Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0210
Overview Letters written to George and Eleanor Bridges, of Homewood, Jefferson County, Alabama, and others written by George. There are also newspaper clippings, miscellaneous items and four journals.
Dates: 1932-1965

Charles Raven Brockmann diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3757
Overview The diaries of a librarian, traveling salesman, and committed diarist.
Dates: 1906-1970

Iveson L. Brookes papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0214
Abstract A large collection of letters to and from this Baptist clergyman, planter and southern sectionalist, including defenses of the South, Brookes's business transactions, and family matters.
Dates: 1811-1911; Majority of material found within 1825 - 1865

Ottokar T. Cadek papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0253
Overview Correspondence, diaries, genealogies, and various other documents relating to the life of this violinist, conductor, and teacher.
Dates: unknown

J. O. Campbell diary

 Collection
Identifier: W-0139
Overview Diary of J. O. Campbell, a young man employed as a stenographer and typist in Montgomery, Alabama
Dates: 1895 January-May

Mr. Canly Scotland and European Travel Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4069
Overview Detailed travel diary of a young man and his family traveling in Scotland and Europe in 1860.
Dates: 1860

Elizabeth Tyler Coleman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0335
Abstract A miscellany of materials including genealogy, correspondence, the diary of Priscilla Cooper Tyler, daughter-in-law of President John Tyler, a journal, and Coleman's manuscript of "Priscilla Cooper Tyler and the American Scene: 1816-1889." Includes three letters from President Tyler to his son Robert.
Dates: 1776-1955

R. H. Cook Diary and Poems

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4114
Overview Diary for the year 1869 written by a young man in Rose Hill, Mississippi.
Dates: 1869-1880

Cowin family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0364
Overview Photocopies of the diary and essays written by John H. Cowin of Green County, Alabama covering events from 22 April through 13 November 1861 as well as a smaller diary for the month of January 1863. There is also a presidential pardon and oaths of allegiance certificates for Samuel Cowin, as well as photocopies of miscellaneous documents including Alabama tax statements from 1875 and 1877 and newspaper clippings, and a Civil War era Smith and Wesson Model 2 Army revolver. Also in the...
Dates: 1861–1921

Sarah Ann (Gayle) and William B. Crawford Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0369
Abstract Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, scrapbooks, and other papers of Sarah Ann Gayle Crawford, sister to Amelia Gayle Gorgas, and William B. Crawford.
Dates: 1833-1889

Cunningham Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4011
Overview Correspondence, maps, newspapers, and photographs of this West Alabama family
Dates: 1834-1979

Eyre Damer papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0392
Overview A scrapbook and accompanying materials relating to the book “With C.H. Ellis Through Central America and Panama: Quarantine Tour of Central America and Panama by Health Authorities as Guests of the United Fruit Company,” compiled and distributed by that firm.
Dates: after 1900

Daphne Cunningham Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0385
Abstract Diaries whose short entries provide information on the daily activities of this coed from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, member of Kappa Delta sorority, and 1916 University of Alabama graduate.
Dates: 1913-1914

David Holmes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4212
Overview Collection of two diaries, two sketchbooks, six letters, and other items created by Sergeant David Holmes (1841-1864) of the 20th Michigan Infantry. The materials provide insight into the rigors of daily life for an Civil War soldier
Dates: 1858-1864

Diary of an Alabama Presbyterian Minister, 1832

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2646
Overview Diary of an unidentified Presbyterian minister from Alabama, recording his travel from Alabama to New York to attend the Presbyterian Church's Assembly in Philadelphia in 1832.
Dates: 1832

Diary of an unidentified author

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3649
Overview Missionary or church related diary
Dates: 1895

Lista Geil Eddins papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0472
Overview Diaries, clippings, photographs, correspondence, sheet music, and church bulletins belonging to this University of Alabama music department head.
Dates: between 1910-1971

Eliza Ann McCants Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4211
Overview The collection consists of two diaries kept by Eliza Ann McCants (1817-1844) in the antebellum South. Volume One contains 160 pages and covers the years 1840-1842. Volume Two contains 136 pages and covers the years 1843-1844.
Dates: 1840-1844

John K. and William M. Elliott daybooks

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0482
Overview Photocopies of the daybooks of John K. Elliott and his son, William M. Elliott, of the Payneville, Sumter County, Alabama area, spanning the years from 1870 through 1911.
Dates: 1870-1911

Charles Ellis diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2819
Overview Diary written by First Sergeant Charles Ellis of the 96th Illinois Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War. The diary contains daily notes concerning regimental duty in Huntsville, Alabama, in 1865.
Dates: 1865

Ellsworth Hults diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3735
Overview The diary of the paymaster's clerk aboard the USS Galena from February through November 1864. There is also a transcription of the diary and a photograph of Admiral James Forsyth "the tallest man in the American Navy, 6 ft 6."
Dates: 1864 February - November

Esbon C. Lambert Diary and Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3924
Abstract Diary and letters from Lambert, a United States Navy landsman aboard the USS Itasca from 1863-1864, during the Battle of Mobile Bay.
Dates: 1863-1864

Estes Embroidery Circle records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0491
Overview Letters, newspaper clippings, meeting minutes, photos, scrapbooks, and diaries of members of this social club in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Dates: 1928-1996

Eddy Lanier King Gilmore papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0572
Overview Compositions, scrapbooks, correspondence, and clippings of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Eddy Lanier King Gilmore, of Selma, Alabama, and his Russian-born wife, Tamara Kolb-Chernashovaya, a ballerina with the Bolshoi Ballet. The bulk of material is from the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s.
Dates: circa 1940 - 1967

Charles S. Goodrich Diary and World War I Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4097
Overview Diary, banquet programs and menus, uniform insignia, and miscellaneous medals of a World War I veteran of the 167th Infantry, part of the Rainbow Division.
Dates: 1918-1951

Ralph Murray Havens papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0650
Overview Diaries, letters, and other papers related to Havens's service in the European Theater of Operations, 1944-1945.
Dates: 1943-1946

Herman Packard journal

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1092
Abstract Diary of a Pennsylvania minister and agent of the American Tract Society, written while he was in New Orleans and Greenville, Louisiana, in 1839 and 1846.
Dates: 1837-1847

Edna Lee Holladay Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4044
Overview Diary (and transcription) kept by Edna Lee Holladay during her college days at the University of Alabama
Dates: 1936-1939

Fletcher and Jean Howington Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1627
Overview Correspondence, writings, sermons, church bulletins, and personal financial papers relating to this Methodist minister and his wife in Alabama.
Dates: 1826 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1938 - 1978

Joseph S. Huhn Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3217
Overview Pocket diary of Civil War Union soldier, Joseph S. Huhn of Company "F" of the Ohio 114th Infantry, documenting daily activities between 1 January and 21 August 1865. The remainder of the diary is miscellaneous information and a series of exam questions.
Dates: 1865

J. J. Magee diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3764
Overview Civil War diary of Captain J. J. Magee of Company D, Eighth Alabama Infantry.
Dates: 1861

Miss T. Jackson Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4068
Overview Primitive diary of a young lady of Gainesville, Alabama.
Dates: circa 1860

Thomas K. Jackson journals

 Collection
Identifier: W-0021
Overview Four journals documenting the daily life of Thomas K. Jackson.
Dates: 1866-1873

James A. Goble diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0574
Overview Civil War diary of a soldier in the First Alabama Infantry who was born in New York and later lived in Auburn, Alabama, before moving to Chelsea, Massachusetts.
Dates: 1862-1863

James Bowron papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0193
Abstract A substantial collection of papers and materials relating to James Bowron, one of the nineteenth century iron and mining pioneers in the Deep South. It includes Bowron's 1632-page, unpublished autobiography, as well as his daily journals, letters, and pictures.
Dates: 1861-1928

John A. Vaughn diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1495
Abstract Civil War diary of a Virginia native who later settled in Alabama. The entries are limited to 1863.
Dates: 1863

John and Mary Wellborn Cochran Diaries, Letterbook, and Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0326
Abstract Three bound volumes of this Alabama attorney and politician and his wife: John Cochran's diary; Mary Wellborn Cochran's journal; and a miscellany of copies of some of John Cochran's outgoing correspondence, journal entries of his, and copies of some freedman contracts to which he was party. Also includes two unidentified photographs that appear to be from the early twentieth century.
Dates: 1839-1915

Josiah and Amelia Gorgas family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0580
Abstract Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, scrapbooks, and other papers of Josiah Gorgas, chief of the Confederate Bureau of Ordnance and president of the University of Alabama, and his wife Amelia Gayle Gorgas, librarian at the University of Alabama and daughter of Alabama governor John Gayle.
Dates: 1820-1920

King family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0817
Overview Includes the papers of the King family of Perry County, Alabama, who owned plantations and other businesses.
Dates: 1803-1894