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Diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:

Dwight C. Kilbourn diary

00-1971-58-2

 Collection
Identifier: 00-1971-58-2
Scope and Contents

The Dwight C. Kilbourn diary (1971-58-2) contains daily entries for the year 1885. Commonly found are notations about the weather, Mr. Kilbourn's daily activities and monetary transactions. This item is housed in 3A Box 24.

Dates: Created: 1885; Other: Date acquired: 10/07/1972

Sarah M. Hopkins Kilbourn diary

00-1971-58-1

 Collection
Identifier: 00-1971-58-1
Scope and Contents

The Sarah M. Hopkins Kilbourn diary (1971-58-1) chronicles the daily life of Sarah Kilbourn for a portion of the year 1888. Her brief entries mainly recount her personal activities for the day, the weather, and sometimes the activities of her husband Dwight C. Kilbourn. Of particular interest are her entries from March 11 - March 15 during the Connecticut blizzard of 1888. Entries in the diary end on the date March 21. Item is currently house in 3A Box 24.

Dates: Created: 1888; Other: Date acquired: 10/07/1972

Harriet Kilbourne diaries

00-1922-39-0

 Collection
Identifier: 00-1922-39-0
Scope and Contents

The Harriet Kilbourne diaries (1922-39-0) consists of two diaries handwritten by Harriet Kilbourne. The two items chronicle the daily life of Mrs. Kilbourne, and frequent topics include the weather, who came to call, and who she sent and received letters and notes from. The second volume (April 27, 1908 - October 5, 1812) contains a short list of "Monthly Bills and Checks Sent" written on the inside of the back cover. Items are currently housed in 3A Box 3.

Dates: Created: 1904-1912; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1921

Kingsbury Family Papers

2015-52-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-52-0
Content Description Kingsbury Family Papers (2015-55-0) Two bound books. Travel Diary documenting the travels of Edith Davies Kingsbury during a tour of Europe in 1891. Taking the Steamship Lahn on January 21 this diary gives a daily account of various places she visited and includes photographs of many of the places. Information includes eating establishments, different foods, hotels, art, along with her fellow travelers. Entries also include meeting the Prince and Princess of Wales before finally returning...
Dates: 1891-1911

Litchfield Female Academy collection

1890-07-2

 Collection
Identifier: 1890-07-2
Scope and Contents This collection documents the history of The Litchfield Female Academy, Litchfield, Connecticut. Early records refer to the Academy as Miss Pierce's School, Miss Pierce's Academy, and Sarah Pierce's Academy. In the collection are institutional records; correspondence, diaries, journals, school notebooks, and albums of students; papers of Sarah Pierce and the Pierce family; and correspondence of Emily Noyes Vanderpoel regarding her research for her books "Chronicles of a Pioneer School, from...
Dates: Created: 1787-1927; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1890

Phelps Family Papers

1961-39-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1961-39-0
Scope and Contents The Phelps Family Papers consist primarily of correspondence. Most of the letters date from 1854-1865 and were written to or from Rev. Winthrop Henry Phelps, who served as chaplain to the 2nd Connecticut Heavy Artillery during the Civil War and from his wife Lucy F. Robinson Phelps. Among the most noteworthy of the papers are a series of diaries maintained by Rev. Phelps. Several of these were edited by his granddaughter Ethel Lowerre Phelps in 1945 and published as limited editions titled...
Dates: Created: 1817-1945; Other: Date acquired: 02/09/1963

Ella A. Pierce diary

00-2011-31-0

 Collection
Identifier: 00-2011-31-0
Scope and Contents The Ella A. Pierce diary (2011-31-0) contains personal entries for the year 1877. Common entries discuss school, household tasks (such as dusting, washing dishes, baking, and bedmaking), and sewing and quilting. At the time the diary was begun Ella A. Pierce was seventeen years old and living with her mother and siblings in Roxbury, Connecticut. The diary also contains many references to teenage socializing in the nineteenth century, and frequently has passing references to her future...
Dates: Created: 1877; Other: Date acquired: 05/04/2013

Edward A. Pierpont diaries

00-2010-257-0

 Collection
Identifier: 00-2010-257-0
Scope and Contents

Four diaries of Litchfield, Conn., farmer Edward A. Pierpont: 1860, 1861, 1871, and 1878-1879. Pierpont generally recorded the weather, his farming and other business activities, and the comings and goings of family members and friends. There are also business accounts.

Dates: Created: 1860-1889

Robart Allsopp

2011-59-0

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2011-59-0
Dates: Other: 1840-1

Mary Eliza Rouse journal

00-2011-72-0

 Collection
Identifier: 00-2011-72-0
Scope and Contents The Mary Eliza Rouse journal (2011-72-0) is a handwritten journal containing a variety of writings including verses and poems, and a composition concerning the death of her daughter, Anna Eliza Rouse Cook and her husband Hiram Martin Cook, who died in November 1851, 2 days apart. She records the funeral sermon for their double funeral preached by Rev. John A. McKinstry in Torrington.The author writes to her other children and granddaughter Alice Eliza Cook to help them remember their...
Dates: Created: 1851-1854; Other: Date acquired: 04/06/2011