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Diaries.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Archibald D. Paul Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1081
Abstract

This collection consists of two handwritten diaries belonging to Archibald D. Paul with daily recordings of his activity on his farm between 1834 and 1864.

Dates: 1834-1864

B. F. Roy Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1272
Abstract This collection consists of one handwritten diary by B. F. Roy from 1848 to 1851. Topics of entries include thoughts on national news, politics, and figures of the time such as Sam Houston, the Mexican-American War, the annexation of California, and the death of Zachary Taylor. Other writings are more general and talk about Roy's daily life in Nashville, Tennessee, family matters, his health, visiting friends such as John Overton, Jr., and his love for Mary "Molly" Maxwell. The majority of...
Dates: 1848-1851

Dr. John Willard Hill Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0874
Abstract

This collection consists of two diaries written by Dr. John Willard Hill when he was twelve years old and living in Knoxville, Tennessee. The contents span two calendar years, beginning on January 1, 1865 and ending on in December 31, 1866 with a gap between July 9 and December 31, 1865. Many of the entries address Hill's daily school lessons, visits from tutors and family friends, as well as domestic affairs like cleaning the horses and his mother’s new shoes.

Dates: 1865 January 1-1866 December 31, 1984 March 8

John Thompson Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1271
Abstract

This collection consists of a handwritten diary of John Thompson's with entries dated between 1803-1811. Included is a travel account of Thompson's journey by boat from Nashville, Tennessee, to New Orleans, Louisiana, and his return on land via the Natchez Trace. Other entries include recipes, remedies, and miscellaneous tales. Typed notes about his entries accompanies the diary.

Dates: 1803-1811

Ledger Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0463
Abstract

The collection consists of one record book from 1885 with daily entries by an unidentified creator.

Dates: 1885 January 1-May 23

Lynn Family Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1698
Abstract

This collection houses 18 volumes documenting the lives of three members of the Lynn family living in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Dates: 1879-1960

Robert Galbraith Civil War Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2179
Abstract

This collection contains three diaries (including accounting records) written by Robert Galbraith between 1863 and 1865.

Dates: 1863-1865

Robert Y. McReynolds Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1273
Abstract

This collection consists of one diary written in by Robert Y. McReynolds from 1835 to 1838. McReynolds primarly writes of his travels as a circuit preacher, largely in the Kentucky area. At the end of the journal he writes about various relatives.

Dates: 1835 March-1838 March

Sharp and Lauderdale Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3061
Abstract This collection contains the papers of Winnifred (Watson) Sharp and her daughter Maywin (Sharp) Lauderdale from the 1880s through 2003, primarily 1940s to 1990s. Materials include baby books and Winnifred Sharp's diaries from the 1920s through the 1960s, a large collection of mostly American postcards, spanning the 20th century, and numerous family photographs from the 1880s to 2000s. There are also numerous newspaper articles, collected by Winnifred (Watson) Sharp, from the early to...
Dates: circa 1880-2003 (bulk 1920s-1960s)

Thomas Francis Fitzgerald Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1897
Abstract

Collection contains the diary of Thomas Francis Fitzgerald for the calendar year of 1903. Fitzgerald documented some aspects of his life every day of the year with entries regarding the weather, road conditions, people he visited, what he ate for dinner, and anything else he might have done that day.

Dates: 1903