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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Annie Carver Vasseur Ivey diary

Identifier: AC-1145
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a diary kept by Annie Carver Vasseur Ivey between April-December 1919. At that time, she lived in Lenoir, North Carolina. The diary chronicles her life experiences, her family, friends, and neighbors.

Dates: 1919 April-December

Henry C. and Ira F. Hill diaries

Identifier: AC-248
Content Description This collection contains four diaries. Two of them are from 1860-1861, kept by Henry C. Hill. In these daily diaries, Hill details his work in the railroad machine shop making various parts and equipment including locomotives and other moving stock at Susquehanna Depot in northern Pennsylvania. Hill's diaries are also filled with family activities, when he sent letters to his wife, visits to nearby towns and relatives, and the weather. The other two diaries in this collection were kept...
Dates: 1860-1861, 1870-1874, 1900

Louise Short diary

Identifier: AC-1163
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a diary kept by Louise Short in 1933. Most entries relate to her daily activities. She also speaks of friends, traveling to Galax, Wytheville, Independence, and Bristol, Virginia. A person named Kyle is mentioned often. It is likely that Short attended Oak Hill Academy in Southwest Virginia, an assumption based on her description of a co-educational campus with proximity to locations such as Grassy Creek, N.C. and Elk Creek/Independence, Virginia.

Dates: 1933

New York City woman's diary

Identifier: RB-8045
Scope and Contents This commercial daily diary for 1904 was kept by a young woman named Lena who lived in New York City from 1904 to 1905. The entries are intermittent from January to May 1904, and there are more detailed entries about falling in love and getting engaged from January to December 1905. Lena's diary documents her courtship by William Packer of Brooklyn, who takes her to the opera and several music concerts. As the relationship becomes more serious, Lena describes the "so strange and new"...
Dates: 1904-1905