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7 Archival description results for Diaries.

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Anna Corcoran. Diaries, 1918-1939.

  • US ARC River Falls Mss EO
  • collection
  • 1918-1939

Five diaries of Anna (Caruthers) Corcoran (Mrs. W.P. Corcoran) who lived near River Falls, Wisconsin, documenting rural life and agriculture in the years 1918, 1922, 1923-1925, 1926-1928, and 1934-1939. The diaries provide insight into family relations especially her relationship with her husband's parents and brothers. Subjects documented include her day to day activities and the activities of others in her household, including trips to town, daily chores, and various social activities.

Floyd R. Leseman. Diary, 1917-1919.

  • US ARC River Falls SC 409
  • collection
  • 1917-1919

A diary kept during World War I by a Wisconsin soldier who received the Croix de Guerre for courageous action in France. Apparently serving in the artillery, Leseman's brief daily entries describe camp life, German shelling and use of mustard gas, camp and battle duties, homesickness, and his hospitalized injuries and illnesses including a bout with spinal meningitis.

George Henry Elliott. Diary transcriptions, 1867-1883.

  • US ARC River Falls SC 255
  • collection
  • 1867-1883

Typed transcriptions of diaries, 1867-1881, kept by George Henry Elliott, a farmer near River Falls, Wisconsin; plus later entries, 1881-1883, by his brother, William Nelson Elliott.
The diaries describe farming, schooling, social life, and other events.

Gerrish family papers, 1876-1909.

  • US ARC River Falls Mss CO
  • collection
  • 1876-1909

Diaries, 1876, 1882-83, 1893, 1899-1900, of Jennie P. Andrews and diaries, 1906-1909, of her daughter, Edna J. Gerrish, wives of Orlando J. Andrews and Samuel J. Gerrish, both farmers in the Ono area (Union township, Pierce County, Wis.), providing details on domestic and farm chores and family affairs; plus miscellaneous family documents including the baptismal certificate of Edna's son, Carrol Orlando Gerrish.

Hans J. Hauge. Diary, 1906-1938.

  • US ARC River Falls SC 365
  • collection
  • 1906-1938

Photocopy of a diary kept by Hauge, North Hudson, Wis., in which he notes events at the Omaha Railway Shops in North Hudson where he was an employee, and discusses personal and family matters.

Lyman N. Chapman. Travel diary, 1849-1850.

  • US ARC River Falls SC 5
  • collection
  • 1849-1850

A journal of Chapman's voyage from Maine to California, giving details of stops in South America and sailing through the Strait of Magellan.

Nels Jenson. Papers, 1874-1890, 1919-1934.

  • US ARC River Falls SC 287
  • collection
  • 1919-1934

Papers of Nels Jenson (born Niels Johan Jenssen) including two journals, 1874-1887, 1890 (in Norwegian with an English translation, and a corrected translation), detailing his boyhood in Norway, his immigration to the United States, and settling in Hudson, Wis., in 1888; correspondence, 1919-1934, n.d., including letters from his son Olaf in Whitefish, Montana; and writings by Jenson.