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Diaries and journals.

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 149 Collections and/or Records:

John Pendleton Kennedy (1795-1870) Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M 1220
Scope and Contents Papers of a Baltimore essayist and novelist which include a checklist of the Kennedy collection in the Peabody Institute Library; an alphabetical checklist of Kennedy's incoming correspondence; and selected materials pertaining to the Berkeley Springs-Martinsburg-Winchester area, visits to Richmond, Salt Sulphur, and White Sulphur Springs, and a journey in 1850 to Philadelphia, New York, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, and Louisville from Kennedy's journal, 1848-1855; and his diary, 1829-1832. There...
Dates: 1829-1854

John Pendleton Kennedy (1795-1870) Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M 1301
Scope and Contents

Papers of a Baltimore essayist and novelist which include selected materials pertaining to the Berkeley Springs-Martinsburg-Winchester area, visits to Richmond, Salt Sulphur, and White Sulphur Springs, and a journey in 1850 to Philadelphia, New York, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, and Louisville from Kennedy's journal, 1848-1855; and his diary, 1829-1832. There are also selected letters and portions of a diary copied from originals in the Library of Congress.

Dates: 1829-1862

John Pendleton Kennedy (1795-1870) Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M 2168
Scope and Contents

Selected letters and portions of the diary of John P. Kennedy, a Baltimore essayist and novelist. The letters describe Kennedy's many visits to Berkeley Springs and White Sulpher Springs. These items were copied from the originals which are held by the Library of Congress.

Dates: 1848-1857

John Smith, Methodist Circuit Rider, Journal

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M 1717
Overview

Journal of John Smith, Methodist circuit rider, concerning his work on the Greenbrier Circuit in West Virginia, 1787 and 1788; the Redstone Circuit in western Pennsylvania and western Virginia, 1786-1787; and the Holston Circuit in 1787. Smith preached Calvinist doctrines of unconditional election, reprobation, and perseverance. There is a typescript, "Greenbrier Circuit - Its First Year; 1787-1788," by the Reverend Lawrence Sherwood, based on the Smith journal.

Dates: 1786-1788, 1963

John W. Davis, Lawyer, Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M 2963
Scope and Contents Scrapbooks, diaries, correspondence and papers of the noted lawyer and 1924 presidential aspirant for the Democrats, John W. Davis, kept by his daughter, a famous author, Julia (McDonald) Davis Adams. Noteworthy is a 1948 official publication in tribute to Davis' career as Solicitor General of the United States (1913-1918). There is a typescript copy of his diary recounting his wartime and post-war tenure (1918-1921) as the U.S. ambassador to Great Britain. His letters include some of his...
Dates: 1842, 1861-1897, 1918-1927, 1946-1953, 1978

Jordan Harrison Account Book and Two Typescripts

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M 0063
Overview

An account book from Skimino, York County, Virginia, which mentions several members of the Bates, Cole, Harrison, More, and Smith families. The journal lists expenses incurred in moving from York County to Mount Pleasant, Ohio, in 1817. There is a typed index to names in the journal, and a typed narrative on the Harrison and Bates families.

Dates: 1814-1817

Joseph McGill, Diary of a Coal Mine Surveyor and Engineer

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M 3992
Overview Copy of a transcription of the diary of Joseph McGill (1807-1874), an engineer and surveyor who emigrated from England to the United States. During the period covered by the diary (1854-1856), McGill was working for the "Coal River and Kanawha Mining and Manufacturing Company Coal Mines" at its property along the Big Coal River, Brier Creek Section, Boone County, (West) Virginia. The diary records McGill's daily work activities, including tasks, locations, and travel, as well as work...
Dates: 1854-1987; Majority of material found within 1854-1856

Julia Welch Bates, Parkersburg High School Scrapbook

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M 3142
Overview

High school scrapbook of a Parkersburg native, Julia Bates Welch. The scrapbook consists of cards, photos, diary entries and lists of classmate names. The diary entries are about typical social events for a female teenager of that era such as parties, picnics and camping with comments about her friends and their experiences of the events.

Dates: 1919-1923

Lawrence Sherwood, Collector, Diaries

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M 0826
Overview

Pocket diaries (1853-1854) of William M. Randolph, a farmer in Moorefield, West Virginia, and diaries (1861-1870) for Lettie Smith, a teacher in Grant and Tucker counties.

Dates: 1853-1854, 1861-1870

Lewis Donnally Diary

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M 2880
Overview

Diary kept by Lewis Donnally, an attorney at Charleston, containing entries throughout the year, mainly concerns the weather and his fiancee, but mentions some current events topics, like McKinley's nomination.

Dates: 1896