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Diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

A Century of Tallahassee Girls, 1824-1924

 Collection — HP Miscellaneous Documents box 1
Identifier: 00-HP-2007-056
Scope and Contents "A Century of Tallahassee Girls: As Viewed from the Leaves of their Diaries," collected and compiled by Clara R. Hayden.
Dates: Created: undated

Admiral Richard H. Leigh Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01-MSS 0-165
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the papers of United States Navy Admiral Richard H. Leigh. They include a 17-volume holograph diary, dating 1917-1944, containing official orders, holograph and typed letters, newspaper clippings, printed programs, maps, pictures, and other related items. Also included is a four volume set of personal papers, and a book which Leigh entitled, Whereas, which consists of newspaper clippings, family pictures, programs, doctor bills, and other materials. Many of these documents relate to the history and development of the United States Navy, World War I, and events leading to the conflict with Japan and World War II. Other...
Dates: 1870-1944; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1958

Anna Forbes Liddell Papers

 Collection — Box 1820
Identifier: 01-MSS 2006-016
Abstract The Anna Forbes Liddell Papers consists of personal and professional papers collected throughout her life and includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, research notes, articles, lecture notes, student papers, biographical information, photographs, and poetry.
Dates: Created: 1902-1961; Other: Majority of material found in 1930-1961

Brumby Family Papers

 Collection — Box 138
Identifier: 01-MSS 1976-008
Scope and Contents The Brumby Family Papers consist of newspaper clippings, biographies, and a diary related to the Brumby Family as well as information on the Brumby Rocker, a rocking chair produced by the Brumby Chair Company. The diary entitled, "Diary of Our Florida Trip From Marietta, GA" covers a camping trip of the Family by mule drawn wagon through Florida in the Winter of 1884-85. There are four newspaper clippings about James R. Brumby, Jr. dated 1917-1921 and a copy of an editorial about him dated 1929. A biography of "My Brother Jim," about James R. Brumby, Jr., which was written by his sister Isabel Brumby Patton. Also included in the papers is an information file...
Dates: Created: 1882-1949

Captain Hugh Black Papers

 Collection — Box 1802
Identifier: 01-MSS 1964-022
Scope and Contents The papers include letters and one diary written during the Civil War (1863-1864) by Black to his wife, Mary Ann Black, from various places in Tennessee, Kentucky and Georgia and contain descriptions of army life and of the battlefields. There is also a series of letters and accounts (1901-1913) between Black and a Tallahassee merchant, Julius Diamond, two land deeds (1857-1858) relating to land of the Forbes' Purchases, and a letter to Black from J.B. Whitfield, Treasurer of the State of Florida and later a Supreme Court Justice. Additional materials consist of correspondence between Captain Hugh Black and his family between 1862-1864, as well as 2 photographs of Black...
Dates: Created: 1840-1913; Other: Date acquired: 01/30/1964

Captain J.L. Inglis Diary

 Collection — Box 149: Series Series 1; Series Series 2; Series Series 3
Identifier: 01-MSS 1964-146
Scope and Contents Phototcopy of Captain J.L. Inglis' Civil War Diary (1861-1864).

Also known as MSS 0-146
Dates: Created: 1861-1864

Diary of a Confederate Officer

 Collection — Box 142
Identifier: MSS 1964-96
Scope and Contents Supposedly a diary of a Confederate officer, but careful examinations of the 118 finely handwritten and faded pages failed to reveal the name of the author or other information to confirm the claim.
Dates: Created: 1864-1865; Other: Date acquired: 04/29/1958

Erasmus H. Tomlinson Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2008-001
Scope and Contents The collection consists of materials of the E.H. Tomlinson and Son Real Estate Company from 1893-1958. The series include client records, correspondence, day books, maps, blueprints, and scrapbooks. Contained in these series are family correspondence, financial records, legal documents, deeds, contracts, reports, photographs, newspaper clippings, postcards, and pamphlets. The collection documents the activities of the E.H. Tomlinson and Son Real Estate Company during the last decade of the Nineteenth Century and the first half of the Twentieth Century. The collection contains considerable business and family correspondence that gives a first hand account of Florida real estate...
Dates: Created: 1893-1958; Other: Majority of material found in 1906-1944

Frank Hatheway Papers

 Collection — Box 149: Series Series 1; Series Series 2; Series Series 3
Identifier: 01-MSS 0-137
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a diary of G. Frank Hatheway regarding his life and work, as well as examples of poetry, and a funeral announcement for his daughter, Julia. A scrapbook kept by Hatheway (originally MSS 0-138) is also part of the collection. The scrapbook contains a collection of poetry, clippings of historical interest, old prints, and pictures. The poetry is a mix of poetry Hatheway copied and original compisitions. A page of music in manuscript form, The Indian Maid, may be an original composition as well.
Dates: Created: 1845-1853; Other: Date acquired: 04/20/1956

Goulding Family Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 01-MSS 0-128
Scope and Contents Manuscripts, typescripts, diaries, photo albums, and government documents related to Mr. and Mrs. R.L. Goulding of Tallahassee, Florida and their ancestors, including materials on the American Civil War, Key West (1830-1863), rationing during World War II, YMCA activities during and after World War I, Florida bank notes (1860, 1870), and souvenir photo albums and guidebooks from global tourist destinations (1905-1911). This collection includes materials previously described as MSS 0-127. Restrictions on Use: Manuscript diary pages in Boxes 171B and 171C are fragile and not available to researchers without permission of the Manuscript and...
Dates: Created: 1830-1967; Other: Date acquired: 03/03/1973

Gramling Civil War Diary

 Collection — Box 148
Identifier: 01-MSS 1971-129
Scope and Contents The two items in this collection are a copy of a typescript made by Clifton Paisley from the original holograph diary and a biographical sketch of the author of the diary, Wilbur W. Gramling. The original of the diary, which the donor described as being in "small handwriting and some of it is illegible because the ink has badly faded," was found among the belongings of the late Owen Irvin Gramling Sr. of Tallahassee, founder of O. I. Gramling and Company and nephew of the author. The original has subsequently come into the possession of O. I. Gramling Jr. of Tallahassee. Wilbur Gramling joined Company K of the 5th Florida Infantry Regiment, which eventually became part of a small brigade...
Dates: Created: 1864-1865; Other: Date acquired: 05/01/1971

Haller Diaries

 Collection — Box 1058
Identifier: 01-MSS 1971-001
Scope and Contents The Haller Diaries consist of personal entries of both Morris and Verona Haller, who write about their daily activities from 1959 through 1971 in both Ohio and Tallahassee, Florida. The diaries contain some enclosures of letters, poems, clippings, and registers of letters written by the Hallers. Also known as MSS 1-01.
Dates: Created: 1959-1971

Jewell Family papers

 Collection — Oversize Documents
Identifier: 01-MSS 82-4
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries and writings about the Jewell family, as compiled by Lucy M. Johnson. Subjects and persons significant to this collection include: Lyman L. Jewell, Mary Moores Jewell, Gladys Bebe, Robert Conover, Helen Jochmauw, Clabe W. Johnson, Lucy Johnson, M. H. De Young Memorial Museum, quilts, Ashley Montague, Unitarian Fellowship of San Diego, poetry, California farms, California taxation, San Francisco, California politics, San Francisco Anti-Ferry Franchise Purchase League, Pacific Cooperative League, Berkeley Democratic Club, Oakland Cooperative Buyers Club, California elections, Margaret Harrison, Russia, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University,...
Dates: Created: 1870-1972

Kathlyn Medora Monroe Scrapbook

 Unprocessed — 1 box
Identifier: HP-2007-135
Dates: Other: 1914-1915

Mathew Skews journal

 Collection — Box 157
Identifier: MSS 1971-227
Scope and Contents The vessel left Brazil "20th of April 1833, all in good health... and reached the Congo every man in perfect health." That there was interest in a mining project in the Congo is evidenced by entries in the Journal about the condition in which they found the mine, and a statement that "The living hear (sic) is very costly..." This holograph book is inscribed on the inside cover: "Mathew Skews, December 24th, 1827 - Journal of a voyage in his Magestys Ship THE CMILUSS, Lieutenant Croke Commander, From Falmouth towards Rio Dejaneiro." It is a combination of a journal, ship's log, and diary that also served to record what must have been general...
Dates: Created: 1826-1849

Moravian Missionary Diaries

 Collection — Box 152
Identifier: MSS 0-186
Scope and Contents English-language summaries and translations by Charles T. Lawson and Carl Manelshagen of German-language diaries kept by missionaries of the Moravian Church while active near Springplace, Georgia from 1800 to 1836. The diaries recount daily activities of the missionaries, especially concerning missionary activities among members of the Cherokee Nation.
Dates: 1800-1836; Other: Date acquired: 11/01/1969

Notes By The Way - Journal of a New York State Monument Manufacturer on a trip to Florida

 Collection — Box 153
Identifier: MSS 0-193
Scope and Contents 14 page journal written by unknown man who was a New York State monument manufacturer. It contains many vivid descriptions of his travels, centered around Jacksonville and on the St. Johns River. He describes visits to plantations, fishing and hunting trips and gives a good description of Florida at the time.
Dates: 1855-1856; Other: Date acquired: 02/18/1958

Smith Family papers

 Collection — Box 157
Identifier: MSS 0-232
Scope and Contents This collection consists of ten Smith family letters, thirty-three receipted invoices, one bill for tuition, and one diary, all dating between 1782-1864. The letters were chiefly among members of the Smith family and confined to family subjects, but several have educational value in that they represent the thinking of that period, the closeness of family, their religious nature, and in one case a letter by a young lady who moved from Rhode Island to Savannah, Georgia, writes back to her family in Rhode Island and tells of her impressions of the South. One very religious letter by James W. Smith of Thomasville, Georgia, dated 1864, to his uncle, Mr. Remington Smith of Pawtucket, Rhode...
Dates: Created: 1782-1864; Other: Date acquired: 04/24/1956

Thomas Brown Papers

 Collection — Box 138
Identifier: 01-MSS 1950-037
Scope and Contents One letter dated Washington, July 15, 1881 is addressed to "My Dearest Mother," and signed "Your loving son." The other items aside from this personal letter are one envelope and an item that appears to be an official document appointing Governor Brown as "My Proxy to vote in my stead in the general meeting of the..." The handwriting is difficult to read, but voting was to take place on "the 8th April 1852." Includes manuscript letter by Governor Thomas Brown, Executive Department of Florida, Tallahassee, Florida, January 31, 1853, to Captain Wm. B. Cone. Also includes a photocopy of Thomas Brown's missing diary of his trip to...
Dates: Created: 1852-1881

Tillman Joe Rutledge collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-98.0464
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Sergeant Tillman Joe Rutledge, who served in the 31st Infantry Regiment of the United States Army in the Far East's Philippine Division. After the fall of Bataan in April 1942, he was captured as a prisoner of war until 1945. This collection consists of one box of personal papers, including the original diary he kept during his internment and photocopies. It also contains an original draft and signed copy of his book My Japanese POW Diary Story; a 36-page oral history transcript; letters to and from his family; newspaper clippings; various government documents; and photographs.
Dates: Created: 1924-2002; Other: Majority of material found in 1941 - 1945; Other: Date acquired: 08/17/1998

Ulysses B. Roach diaries and farm account records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 01-MSS 76-20
Scope and Contents Photocopies and originals of 28 diaries written by plantation owner Ulysses B. Roach between 1890 and 1927. Property is in Jefferson County (Fla.). Photocopies and originals of two farm accounts from 1883-1885, 1888; and 1896. Specific locations for originals are listed under Collection Content. All other materials are duplicates.
Dates: Created: 1883-1927

Warren Fish Company Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1986-029
Abstract Accounting journals, cash books, cash journals, checkbook stubs, daybooks, delivery records, fish checkbook stubs, fish sales, fish journals, fish receipt books, ship account books, ship supply transfer records, trial balances, and details on various accounts held by the Baylen Street Wharf Company, which was later absorbed by the Warren Fish Company.
Dates: Created: 1869-1947; Other: Majority of material found in 1899-1920

William J. McCormick Diary

 Collection — Box 152
Identifier: MSS 1970-008
Scope and Contents Photocopy of the 1872 diary of Reverend William J. McCormick. The diary relates his daily activities and mentions the names of family members.

Also known as MSS 1-08 and MSS 0-285.
Dates: 1872