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Diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 86 Collections and/or Records:

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

Libba Mayo papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0936
Overview Excerpts from the diary of John G. Traylor (1817-43), an early Dallas County, Alabama resident, a genealogy of the Traylor family, and a history of the town of Pleasant Hill, Dallas County, Alabama.
Dates: 1825-1925

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

Mildred McCollum Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4067
Overview Diary of young woman in Depression-era Alabama.
Dates: 1933-1937

McCorvey and Tutwiler families papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0947
Overview A collection of correspondence, clippings, scrapbooks, and photographs created by these families.
Dates: 1830 - 1969; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1950

Alfred Morris diary

 Collection
Identifier: W-0115
Overview Diary written by Union soldier Alfred Morris, containing entries written between October 1862 and September 1863.
Dates: 1862-1863

James Neff Civil War Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4070
Overview Diary of Union soldier during the final year of the Civil War.
Dates: 1864

Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Autograph Albums and Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3686
Overview Autograph albums and diaries from the 19th and 20th centuries.
Dates: 1876-1987

Edward R. Norville diary

 Collection
Identifier: W-0105
Overview Diary of Edward R. Norville, a Mobile, Alabama, river pilot.
Dates: 1873-1891

Winifred Ruth O'Rear Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4133
Overview Mid-1930s diaries of a northeast Alabama woman
Dates: 1936-1937

P. H. P. Typed Diaries and Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4064
Overview Typed diary of a northern women who moved to Alabama when her husband was relocated to an Army base there.
Dates: c. 1950

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

Ellen Pratt diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1160
Overview Diary of Ellen Pratt
Dates: 1925-1928

Florence Marks Pratt diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1161
Overview Three diaries
Dates: 1910 to 1920

Samuel D. Risley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4141
Overview Papers documenting the military service of Samuel D. Risley and his brother John Risley in the 20th Iowa Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War.
Dates: 1822-1909; Majority of material found within 1862 - 1865

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

John C. C. Sanders papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1229
Overview Contains copies of diaries, letters of correspondence, and newspapers.
Dates: 1896-1906

Elizabeth Schmenk composition book

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3490
Scope and Contents Elizabeth Schmenk composition book contains letters to her brother and various writings.
Dates: 1880

James McClung Sieg Congo mission journal

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3745
Overview Journal kept by Presbyterian missionary to Africa in 1907-1908.
Dates: 1907-1910

Alma Simpson Travel Journals

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4204
Overview A detailed account of a family's travels during the early 1920s as described by an independent young college woman during her summer vacations.
Dates: 1923-1925

Charles Henry Snedeker diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1301
Abstract Transcript of a diary created by a Union soldier who served in Company H of the 124th Regiment of the Illinois Infantry and mustered out in 1865.
Dates: 1863-1865

Sue Spencer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1323
Overview This collection chiefly consists of correspondence from Sue Spencer to her family and friends during the time she spent with her husband and three sons living in Africa, an experience from which she published African Creeks I Have Been Up. Both the manuscript and galley proofs are included in this collection, as well as notes and observations for Mrs. Spencer's other publications, and newspaper clippings and other items related to Mrs. Spencer's life as an...
Dates: 1956 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1956 - 1964

William A. Stickney diary

 Collection
Identifier: W-0057
Overview Diary of Episcopal minister William A. Stickney contains entries dated from 1841-1847. The diary documents Stickney's life as a college student at LaGrange College in Franklin County, Alabama, the University of Alabama, and the General Theological Seminary in New York City. Entries provide information about Stickney's daily life, as well as descriptions of religious services he attended and led, and a description of his personal devotions.
Dates: 1841-1847

W. H. Storey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4048
Overview Correspondence, diaries, educational materials, and genealogical documents of Storey and his family
Dates: 1890-1935

James T. Tate Journal, Photograph, and Service Ribbons

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4121
Overview Journal, photograph, and service ribbons of a young sailor aboard the USS Alabama in the years preceding the United States' entry into World War I.
Dates: after 1918

Benjamin Titus Civil War Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4131
Overview Diary of Benjamin Titus, a member of the 8th Regiment, Alabama Volunteer Independent Scouts. Titus died on June 7, 1864, at Richmond, Virginia, at age 31. The diary (dated 1866) was probably copied after Titus' death by an unidentified person (probably his brother) from a written account Titus kept and describes the life of an infantry soldier - miles and miles of forced marches, rain and snow and impassible roads, and days of inaction interrupted by intense periods of pitched battles,...
Dates: 1861-1873

United Daughters of the Confederacy, Arkansas Division, Confederate veterans' documents

 Collection
Identifier: W-0034
Overview Typescript copies of legal and financial documents filed in Arkansas between 1848 and 1873, as well as typescript copies of letters, diaries, and military service accounts written primarily by Confederate soldiers. The legal documents are mainly deeds of conveyance, tax records, and deeds for swampland.
Dates: 1848-1941

United States Corps of Engineers Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4047
Overview Correspondence, log books, and project maps from the United States Corps of Engineers
Dates: 1926-1977

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

Wade Hall Collection of Diaries and Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4259
Overview This collection consists of diaries, scrapbooks, and other personal books belonging to various individuals across the United States.
Dates: 1799 - 2003

Carrie Watkins papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1531
Overview Letters, recipes, and love poems, as well as her diary, written between 1857 and 1864 in Huntsville, Alabama, with her daily thoughts, favorite excerpts from literature and history, math problems, drawings of architecture, and problem solving.
Dates: 1857-1864

Wendell Willkie letter, 1940 February 10

 File — Box WSC001: [1006241611], Folder: W 0129.10
Scope and Contents The collection contains a letter from Wendell L. Willkie, dated February 10, 1940, to John Calhoun Caldwell of Birmingham, Alabama. Willkie thanks Caldwell for commenting on an article Willkie wrote for Reader's Digest.
Dates: 1940 February 10

Adam H. Whetstone diary

 Collection
Identifier: W-0080
Overview Contains the diary of Confederate soldier Adam H. Whetstone of Prattville, Alabama
Dates: 1864-1865

Cunningham Wilson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3810
Overview Wilson's writings during his medical practice in the late 1890's
Dates: after 1865

Violet Rochelle Wolford Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4065
Overview Diary of young woman in Cordova, Alabama, in 1918.
Dates: 1918

Woodward Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1577
Overview An extensive collection, including business and personal correspondence, financial records, photographs, and other materials of this Birmingham, Alabama, family, which owned and operated the Woodward Iron Company.
Dates: 1829 - 1958; Majority of material found within 1866 - 1950