Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
This collection consists of a copy of a diary (1861-1865) of Lucy Rebecca Buck written during the American Civil War. In 1973, the diary was published under the title of Sad Earth, Sweet Heaven. Lucy Rebecca Buck was born in 1842 and resided near Front Royal, Virginia.
The collection consists primarily of writings with additional family papers, photographs, and correspondence. The materials range in date from 1726 to 1972. The content is mostly related to the lives of Leolyn Louise Everett Spelman and Timothy Mather Spelman.
This collection consists of one leatherbound soldier's diary attributed to Thomas E. Kyne with dates inscribed from June 29th, 1918 to June 29th, 1919. In addition to diary entries, it contains a sketch of a bird, pressed plants and flowers, bookmarks, French translations, and a Red Cross business card.
The scrapbook was kept by Vesta M. Goodwin, a young woman who attended Central High School in Washington, DC and the Women’s College of Delaware, University of Delaware. Photographs, programs, souvenirs, and captions date from 1920 to 1921.