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Diaries

 Subject
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Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

A manuscript account of a journey from Wilmington to Baltimore and back

 Collection — Box BW-9: [Barcode: 31151030068195]
Identifier: MS-0523
Abstract

A manuscript account (written in 1818) of a journey from Wilmington to Baltimore and back, with a brief description of the former city, and a more lengthy, detailed discussion of the latter. Signed by "Rustic."

Dates: 1818

Artemus Chapel diaries

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034394159]
Identifier: MS-0931
Abstract

This collection contains two diaries dating from 1864-1865 which belonged to Artemus Chapel, who was a surgeon for the Union Army during the American Civil War. The diaries describe the medical treatment and management of Union soldiers and Confederate prisoners-of-war, mostly during his time serving under the 3rd Army Corps as Medical Director, during which he was Chief Surgeon at the West’s Building Hospital in Baltimore.

Dates: 1864-1865

Arthur Oncken Lovejoy papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0038
Abstract Arthur Oncken Lovejoy (October 10, 1873 – December 30, 1962) was an American philosopher and intellectual historian, who founded the discipline known as the history of ideas with his book The Great Chain of Being (1936). The papers of Arthur O. Lovejoy span the years 1872 to 1963 and include correspondence, manuscript notes for lectures, notebooks, diaries, newspaper clippings, reports, speeches, photographs, drafts, typescripts, galley proofs, and books owned and...
Dates: 1872-1963; 1872 - 1963

Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0005
Abstract Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve (October 23, 1831 – January 9, 1924), was a "classicist and Confederate apologist" (David Lupher and Elizabeth Vandiver, "Yankee She-Men and Octoroon Electra: Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve on Slavery, Race, and Abolition," 320), and one of the first faculty members hired at the founding of Johns Hopkins University in 1876. This collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, biographic data, diaries, notes, notebooks, drafts, published and unpublished...
Dates: 1820-1953; Majority of material found in 1847-1924

Canby A. Alexander diary

 Collection — Box BW-7: [Barcode: 31151030118933]
Identifier: MS-0723
Abstract This diary was started by Canby A. Alexander in January 1883, when he was 10 years old and living in Cecil County, Maryland. At 10, Alexander was no longer enrolled in school but instead was occupied with the family farm and the comings and goings of his extended family, neighbors and friends. The Alexanders may have been descendants of Robert Alexander, once a delegate to the Continental Congress, who later defected to the Royal Navy. His estate became the town of Elkton, Maryland. Canby...
Dates: 1883, 1895-1896

Carl Alfred Jacobson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0449
Abstract

Carl Alfred Jacobson (1876-1952) was a scientist and chief editor of The Encyclopedia of Chemical Reactions from 1946 to 1956. The collection consists of diaries dating from 1899 to 1947 and reprints of publications dating from 1908 to 1930. The diaries form the bulk of the collection.

Dates: 1899 - 1947

Daniel Coit Gilman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0001
Scope and Contents note The papers document Gilman's wide-ranging interests especially his travels in Europe and work as attaché in St. Petersburg (1854-1855), his years (1855-1858) at Yale, and his presidencies of the University of California (1872-1875) and the Johns Hopkins University (1876-1902)Gilman's correspondence contains a number of letters from prominent, contemporary educators, scientists, politicians, and literary figures. The collection includes a large number of photographs of Gilman's...
Dates: 1773-1942

Elisabeth Gilman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0235
Abstract

Elisabeth Gilman was born in New Haven, Connecticut, December 25, 1867. She was the younger daughter of Daniel Coit and Mary (Ketcham) Gilman. Her father was a college professor and the first president of The Johns Hopkins University. The papers consist of correspondence, speeches, writings, diaries, newspaper clippings, printed material, memorabilia, and photographs.

Dates: 1872-1949

Elizabeth Daum diary

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030051670]
Identifier: MS-0162
Abstract

This collection consists of the diary of Elizabeth Daum, which provides an account of her trip to Europe by ocean liner, July to October, 1926. Elizabeth Daum resided in Scranton, PA in 1926. Her travel diary indicates she was an unmarried, young adult who made a trans-Atlantic crossing to Europe in 1926. Other biographical information of Elizabeth Daum has not been found.

Dates: 1926 July 10-October 14

Erna Magnus papers

 Collection — 1: [Barcode: 31151030072502]
Identifier: MS-0042
Abstract

Erna Magnus was born in Hamburg, Germany in 1896, and was an author and educator in both Germany and the United States. The collection consists of two items: a typescript manuscript of Magnus's study, "Gainfully Employed Women in Chicago," (1943) and a travel diary written in German describing a trip to Germany, July 15-August 28, 1974.

Dates: 1943, 1974

Guinilda Ethelia Mummey commonplace books

 Collection — Box BW-11: [Barcode: 31151030070852]
Identifier: MS-0512
Abstract

The collection consists of two handwritten journals spanning the years 1825 to 1828. The journals belonged to Guinilda Ethelia Mummey, mother of author and editor Edward Spencer.

Dates: 1825-1828

Harry Fielding Reid papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0367
Abstract

Harry Fielding Reid was professor of geology at Johns Hopkins University and a geologist known for his contributions in the fields of seismology and glaciology. The collection consists of a small group of his professional writings and correspondence, personal items, reprints, and a large selection of photographs and negatives spanning 1894-1944.

Dates: 1894 - 1944

J. P. Piquette journal

 Collection — Box BW-9: [Barcode: 31151030068195]
Identifier: MS-0521
Abstract

Manuscript natural history journal recording ecological observations in Baltimore, fom February 11, 1899 to March 17, 1901. Also includes Baltimore and suburban history.

Dates: 1899-1901

Jean Evans Walter writings

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0472
Abstract

Jean Evans Walter was born in Baltimore in 1920. Walter made a career working in insurance sales and adjustments, yet he attempted to become politically involved in 1970 by running for a seat on the Prince George’s County Council. This collection primarily consists of Walter's works of fiction, with materials concentrated into two time periods: from 1937-1957, and 1970-1971.

Dates: 1937-1957; 1970-1971; 1991

John Ayers papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0221
Abstract

John Ayers was born in 1738 at Uxbridge, Middlesex, England. The collection consists of a diary (1766-1793), four commonplace books (1761-1802), and four notebooks of poems (1769- 1788).

Dates: 1761-1802

John Martin Vincent papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0032
Abstract

John Martin Vincent (1857-1939) years was a Professor of European History at Johns Hopkins University. This collection consists of correspondence, scrapbooks, subject files, and personal materials ranging in date from 1881 to 1925. The bulk of the material is correspondence dating from 1900-1910.

Dates: 1881-1925

John Weatherburn collection

 Collection — 1: [Barcode: 31151030048338]
Identifier: MS-0044
Abstract

John Weatherburn was born in the village of Kenton, England, April 23, 1750 and immigrated to the United States in 1772. The collection consists of a diary, letterbook, daybook, and two journals of Baltimore merchant, John Weatherburn ranging from 1766-1816.

Dates: 1766-1816

Keyser family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0082
Abstract

Papers produced and collected by the Keyser family of Baltimore, Maryland. The Keysers accumulated wealth in the 19th and 20th centuries through mercantile businesses, inheritance, and a variety of industries, including the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, copper and iron works, and investments in land and real estate. They used some of this wealth to finance Baltimore’s public and private institutions, including Johns Hopkins University.

Dates: approximately 1784-1985; Majority of material found within 1870s-1950s

Lucy Rebecca Buck diary

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030051951]
Identifier: MS-0159
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1861-1865

Margaret Donaldson Boehm papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0044-a
Abstract Margaret Donaldson Boehm was born in Baltimore, MD in 1894. She attended Roland Park Country School and later The Johns Hopkins University where she was a student of Arthur O. Lovejoy, professor of Philosophy. The collection consists of 47 diaries (1910-1956) of Margaret Donaldson Boehm; one diary (1883) of her father, G. Herbert Boehm; letters (1928-1951) of Henry Woodd Nevinson and his wife, Evelyn Sharp; and a copy of Miss Boehm's master's essay (1925), "The Conception of Pride in 17th...
Dates: 1883-1956

Mary C. Calwell papers

 Collection — Box BW-11: [Barcode: 31151030070852]
Identifier: MS-0518
Abstract

The collection consists of a folder of ephemera and a small commonplace book, which appears to have been a gift to Mary C. Calwell from Annie Wetherall dating from 1833-1850. It contains various poems and notes written by friends and family. The ephemera are primarily religious in nature.

Dates: 1833-1850

Ruth J. Stocking Lynch papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0190
Scope and Contents Dr. Lynch's papers consist of correspondence, commonplace books, diaries, reminiscences, and travel journals.The correspondence dates from l9l0 to l947 and has about 500 items.The bulk of the letters are between Ruth Stocking and Vernon Lynch from l9l5 to their marriage in l918. Ruth's letters detail her teaching at Agnes Scott College, Wells College, and the Carnegie Institute. The letters also discuss her attempts to get new teaching or research positions. These letters are...
Dates: 1906-1979

Sidney Lanier papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0007
Abstract

Sidney Clopton Lanier (1842-1881) was a Confederate soldier, musician, poet and author who lectured in English Literature at Johns Hopkins University and played flute in the Peabody Orchestra. The collection consists of correspondence, prose, poetry, lecture and music manuscripts, photographs, memorial information, newspaper clippings, and other materials.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1857-1950; 1850s-2009