Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Refers to books containing the daily, personal accounts of the writer's own experiences, attitudes, and observations.
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection includes information and memorabilia of the Cassady and Nelson families. Included are correspondence, account books, programs, photographs, and obituaries of various family members from 1759 to 1961. Also included are the Civil War letters and diaries and other papers of D.W. (Derastus) Nelson, Louise Nelson’s brother from 1858-1865.
Content Description This collection includes diaries, scrapbooks, correspondence, photographs, Christmas cards, newspaper clippings, family history documents, and funeral papers from the David and Mary Jane Sursa family of Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1938 to 2018.
Dates: 1938 - 2018
Scope and Contents The collection contains a composition book (1898), diary (1898-1900), Indiana State Normal School (Terre Haute) Album (1899), postcards (early 1900's), and books of newspaper clippings (1929-1932).
Dates: 1898-1900, 1929-1932
Scope and Contents The collection includes the 13 volume diary of Frederick Putnam, dating from May 1846 to January 1900. The diaries contain Putnam’s reflections and observations of various events that occurred during his life as a resident of Muncie. Also included are transcriptions of the diaries dated 1846 to 1883 and photocopies of the diaries dated 1883 to 1900.
Scope and Contents This collection includes journals, photographs, and genealogy records from Galyean Family in Blountsville, Indiana ranging from 1866 to 1987. Elizabeth "Lizzie" C. Bainter Galyean's journal includes Civil War era poetry, ledgers, and census records. The collection also includes a register of the deaths of friends of Sylvia Galyean, as well as publications regarding Galyean family genealogy between 1763-1987. PSC.358 includes two photographs of the farm in Blountsville in the 1950s.
Dates: 1866-1917, circa 1950s, 1987
Scope and Contents This collection includes scrapbooks, correspondence, diaries, publications, newspaper clippings and speeches by Dr. Kemper from 1859-1927. The scrapbooks include information on Dr. Kemper’s travels, including trips to Egypt and Europe, from 1905 to 1913. The correspondence series includes letters between Dr. Kemper and Hattie Kemper during and after the Civil War, from 1859 to 1875.
Scope and Contents This collection includes the papers, photographs and negatives from the H. Earl Browning family in Muncie, IN ranging from 1920 to 1976 regarding family correspondence, war records, financial records, personal documents, photographs and negatives.
Scope and Contents This collection includes thirteen daybooks (1923-1937), four daily report binders (1936-1940), one cashbook (1923-1932), and one checkbook with stubs (1933-1936). The daybooks include hour by hour accounts of Kirchner’s activities beginning with his time in Lima and Bellevue, Ohio, 1920s and early 1930s and ending with his time in Muncie (after 1937).
Scope and Contents The collection contains 150 papers, diaries, business records, journals, account books, sermons, speeches, and other miscellaneous items from both individuals and families in Indiana from 1786 to 1976.
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, diary entries, military and genealogical records, and photographs from Philander Smith in Greenfield, Indiana ranging from 1863 to 1866 regarding his personal papers and records.
Scope and Contents This collection includes hand written journals and cassette tapes from Sandra Sue Seiwert in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1986 to 2009. The cassette tapes consist of her travels to East Asia in 1994.
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photocopy of the diary written by Thomas Ryan in 1886. Ryan wrote in the diary every day. He recorded the weather, events at school, activities with friends, trips to the library and around town, chores and projects, and special events. The diary also contains an account of his expenses for the year.
Scope and Contents Thomas Neely began keeping a diary on January 1, 1860, and continued to make regular entries with few interruptions for almost 42 years. When his sight began to fail in 1897, his daughter Jennie continued making entries until his death until 1901. The collection contains five volumes of Thomas Neely’s diaries, dating from April 1867 to August 20, 1901. Each contains entries chronicling local happenings as well as Muncie’s response to national events. The whereabouts of the first volume...