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Diaries and journals.

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 149 Collections and/or Records:

Clarksburg Public Library, Collector, Miscellaneous Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1653
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous papers collected by the Clarksburg Public Library, including Harrison County land papers of John Lang, 1782-1821; General Land Office Warrant of Thomas Cunningham, an 1812 veteran for 160 acres in Illinois; letter from Melville D. Long from Point Lookout prison, April 1865; letter to Mrs. John J. Davis, Clarksburg, telling of an unexpected invasion of Baltimore by the Rebels in July 1854; and farm diary, 1856-1861 of P.R. Page, Gloucester County, Virginia. This volumes gives...
Dates: 1782-1865

Courtney Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1629
Overview Papers of a Monongalia County, West Virginia, farm family residing near Maidsville include: the farm account books of John and John J. Courtney, 1831-1877; family Bible records and photographs; college essays of Alpheus Courtney, a West Virginia University student; manuscript ciphering book, 1817; diary of Ulysses J. Courtney, 1878-1883 (7 vols.) pertaining to lumbering, farming, and livestock operations, and community religious and social life; correspondence; steamboat bills of lading,...
Dates: 1804-1920

David R. Preston Diary

Collection Number: A&M 2133
Overview Manuscript diary of David R. Preston, Presbyterian minister and missionary assigned to Pensacola, Florida, and St. Charles, Missouri, 1828-1829, containing information on the number of missionaries and regularly assigned ministers of the Presbyterian, Methodist, and Episcopal churches in the areas, the number of church services held, attendance and interest of the congregations, organization of Bible classes, and Sunday schools. Preston also preached to black congregations and comments on...
Dates: 1828-1829

David T. Rees, Collector, Orderly Book and Diary

Collection Number: A&M 0059

Copy of an order book of the Continental Army, originating at Lancaster and Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. In the back of the volume is a copy of a travel diary, "Journal of a Voyage to California in Brig A EMERY" which sailed from Sandy Hook, New York 25 January 1849.

Dates: 1778 February 26 - 1778 April 2; 1849 January 24 - 1849 January 25

DeWitt Clinton Gallaher (1845-1926) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1790
Scope and Contents Manuscripts diary of Mr. D. C. Gallaher, a young Virginian who went to Berlin to study law and German in 1869-1870. From August 1 to August 14, 1869 he was in various parts of New York. From August 25 to September 12 he toured Ireland, England, and Scotland. From September 12 to April 5, 1870 he was in Germany, most of the time in Berlin, attended law lectures and studying German. The diary was finished from a note book in Munich on August 1, 1870. Most of the 110 pages are taken up with...
Dates: 1869-1870

DeWitt Clinton Gallaher (1845-1926) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1853
Scope and Contents

Notebook of D. C. Gallaher, used for German study in Berlin, 1869.

Dates: 1869

Dr. John Frissell Medical Diary

Collection Number: A&M 2887

The medical diary of Dr. John Frissell of Wheeling (1810-1893), the founder of Wheeling Hospital and a charter member of the West Virginia Medical Association.

Dates: 1850-1883

D.W. Rogers Manuscripts

Collection Number: A&M 2603

Diaries written by Rogers for the years 1870-1871, 1874, 1876-1878, 1890-1902 which describe weather conditions, farm operations, his ministerial duties, and purchases for the farm and household. Ordained to preach by the Ebenezer Baptist Church in 1859, he served this as well as fourteen other churches in Preston, West Virginia, and adjoining counties. Included is a book of sermons with notes on biblical passages.

Dates: 1832-1902

Edward Evans Parrish (1791-1874), Oregon Trail Diary

Collection Number: A&M 0093
Overview Typescript copy of the diary of Reverend Edward Evans Parrish, a native of Monongalia County, West Virginia, written during a journey to the Oregon territory from 1843 to 1845. The diary begins in October 1843 when Parrish and his group left Hoskinsville, Morgan County, Ohio, and ends in July 1845. Diary is twenty-seven pages and chiefly consists of brief entries. Parrish primarily describes their route west along the Oregon Trail, including the rivers they crossed and other geographical...
Dates: undated

Edwards Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0986
Overview The collection consists of printed volumes relating to Colonel William Edwards, William W. Edwards, and William Henry Edwards; also copies of manuscript materials, including a diary of William Henry Edwards for 1846, and his "Journal and Preface to London Diary," 1848. Other materials relate to the family's coal interests in Kanawha County and include account books for the Coalsburg-Kanawha Mining Company, 1926-1928; the Deep Hollow Coal Company, 1920-1940; and the Kanawha and Ohio Coal...
Dates: 1844-1951