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Diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

George Perkins Marsh Collection

 Collection
Identifier: mss-985
Overview Collection includes correspondence, diaries (1864-82), notebooks (1834-86), and published works, relating to protective tariff, founding of Smithsonian Institute, Mexican War, Civil War, and other political issues during Marsh's congressional career; his impressions of Garabaldi and Italian unification while U.S. minister to Italy (1860-82); and comparative philosophy, Near Eastern Studies, Scandanavian Studies, conservation, book collecting, and other scholarly interests. Includes papers of...

Hapgood Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: mss-657
Abstract Collection contains 12 small pocket diaries recording the weather, Civil War events (writer was a soldier), and general reflections on life and character.

Harold D. Newton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: mss-135
Overview The Harold D. Newton Papers contain two diaries and four letters written by Newton, as well as newspaper clippings. All the material refers to the participation of Company K of the First Vermont Infantry in the Mexican-American encounter of 1916. American troops were sent to Eagle Pass, Texas in June 1916, but never crossed the border or participated in any action before returning to Vermont in October of the same year.

Herbert W. Congdon Papers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: mss-095
Overview The Herbert Wheaton Congdon Papers at UVM consist of six cartons, one box and hundreds of photographs and notecards. Much of the collection relates to Congdon's part in the Old Buildings Project and his later, individual work on early Vermont buildings. There are also papers, maps, glass slides and photos from Congdon's work on the Long Trail and the Green Mountain Club, as well as 36 volumes of his diaries and a typescript of his unpublished 1400-page autobiography.

Jackman/Corinth Papers

 Collection
Identifier: mss-115
Overview The collection includes a few folders of Jackmanfamily material, but the majority of the papers relate to Mrs. Jackman's work on the history of Corinth, Vermont.

James Davis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: mss-099
Overview The collection consists of photocopies of James Davis' personal journals for July 6, 1861 - April 1, 1863, and May 2, 1864 - July 9 1865. Written while Davis was confined to his house by injuries, these journals offer detailed, educated comments of local events, the Civil War, literature, national politics, and a variety of other subjects.

John B. Perry Papers

 Collection
Identifier: mss-777
Abstract Collection contains correspondence; diaries; and notes, lectures, sermons, and essays on the subjects of Geology, History, Science, Philosophy, and Religion documenting the career and thought of UVM Geology professor and Congregational minister in Vermont, John B. Perry, who was a major figure in the field of Geology at the time.

John Q. Dickinson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: mss-511
Scope and Contents Collection contains the Civil War letters of John Q. Dickinson, a captain in the 7th Vermont Infantry during the Civil War. Includes letters written by Dickinson during service in Louisiana, a memo book containing a refutation of General Ben Butler's accusations against the 7th VT Infantry, diaries, and letters from Florida after the Civil War, where he was killed by the Ku Klux Klan.

Johnson Finney Papers

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Identifier: mss-103
Abstract The Johnson Finney Papers consist of one box of Finney's diaries for intermittent periods of the years between 1809 and 1858. Finney's diary entries, which average approximately seven lines per day, focus on day-to-day activities on the farm and at the sawmill.

Lanpher and Demeritt Families Papers

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Identifier: mss-899
Overview The collection contains Civil War letters, family correspondence, photographs, photograph albums, diaries, notes, school work, memorial cards, clippings, and financial documents (pension claims) documenting George M. Lanpher and Rufus G. Lanpher who both served in the Civil War. Activities of other members and later generations of the related families of Lanpher and Demeritt are also documented.