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Diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:

Papers of William Anderson (1795-1811), c 1805-1811

 Sub-Fonds — CLX-A-348
Identifier: coll-1835/8
Scope and Contents This subfonds contains:
  1. Signed diary, 25 January 1809-13 June 1809
  2. Signed diary, 15 June 1809-19 September 1810
  3. Signed diary, 23 May 1808-13 February 1811
  4. Three letters to his aunt, Miss M. Lothian, dated 25 September 1807; 5 August 1809; and 2 October 1809
Dates: c 1805-1811

Personal diary of Reginald Augustus Warren, February-December 1848

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1465
Scope and Contents This manuscript diary begins on 18 February and ends 31 December 1848, though there is no extended entry for Sunday 31 December. The diary describes a variety of events, often rural, and including a visit to Scotland: 18 February, 'the hounds in Pasture woods did not find a fox till the afternoon'; 1 March, 'had a telegraph sight put to my rifle'; 7/8 March, 'mobs of young miscreants still doing damage to the shop windows - good for glaziers and no one else; 1 April, 'Chartists...
Dates: 1848

Personal note relating to the cladhs [graveyards] on Tarasaigh/Taransay, 9 July 1870

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/42
Scope and Contents Personal note relating to the cladhs [graveyards] on Tarasaigh/Taransay noting how they made him think of 'Gray's elegy' and how 'I could wish to send the cut skull to the mu[seum] but am unwill[in]g to remove it. not right I think.'
Dates: 9 July 1870

Photographs and Diaries of John Shaw Smith

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-20
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: a folder containing a typescript copy of a diary of a journey from Italy to the Holy Land, covering the period 18 December 1850 to 6 September 1852; two microfilms of diaries covering the period 1849 to 1850; and five boxes of photographs showing scenes of Ireland, Paris, Switzerland, Rome, Pompei, Athens, Istanbul, Jerusalem, Cairo, Thebes, Abu Simbel, Nubia, Petra, and more.
Dates: 1849-1852

Scrapbook of Edinburgh University student Ella MacGregor, 1920s

 Item — Box CLX-A-345
Identifier: Coll-1848/18-0181
Scope and Contents Scrapbook/diary of Ella MacGregor, an Edinburgh University student in the 1920s. It contains handwritten autobiographical accounts and thoughts, cuttings of poems and songs, copies of photographs of people involved in the University's student life (for example, V. K. Mowat, joint editor of the Student 1923-24; John B. Colquhoun, President of the Union; Lilian M. Roger, President of Edinburgh University Unionist Association), of famous people who visited the University (G. K. Chesterton; Sybil...
Dates: 1920s

Social diary of Eugenia Campbell, Skipness, October 1843-June 1844

 Item — Box CLX-A-371
Identifier: Coll-1848/18-0113
Scope and Contents Manuscript diary from October 1843 to June 1844, kept by Eugenia Campbell, wife of Robert Campbell, 10th laird of Skipness. Written in a sometimes difficult hand, the 146 pages open with news of a fire at a neighbour's house which left three garrets and the roof charred but most of the entries are concerned with more pedestrian news of family and friends.
Dates: October 1843-June 1844

Story entitled 'Each-drai Chlann Uisne', 16 March 1867

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/14
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Each-drai Chlann Uisne' [Eachdraidh Chlann Uisne] collected from Iain MacNeil [John MacNeil], aged 83 years, cottar, Buaile nam bodach [Buail nam Bodach/Bolnabodach, Barraigh/Isle of Barra]. Carmichael describes him as 'aois 83 co-aois a Chorneil mhic Neil. He appears about 60 years'. The story tells how Seven folios of text have been written over transversely in blue ink, the first text being written in black ink. The blue ink text is a continuation of the story or as...
Dates: 16 March 1867

The Duncan and James Strang Collection

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-1624
Identifier: Coll-1885
Content Description This fonds is composed of The Seaforth Highlanders’ diary, which is in fact a collection of typescripts and manuscripts by Duncan W. P. Strang written during the First World War. They mainly contain a typescript draft of an unifinished book on the Seaforth Highlanders during the war, as well as abstracts of diaries and accounts of battles and tactical operations, and reflection on war and military strategy.The first text is the most structured and the most...
Dates: 1914-1918

Travel diary, 1948

 Item
Identifier: BAI 2/4/11
Scope and Contents Diary kept by Jewel Baillie of the trip she and John Baillie took in 1948, referring to locations in Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Hawaii, United States and Canada.
Dates: 1948

Typescript diary of Sir John Jackson's visit to Europe and America , July-November 1911

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1490 outsize
Scope and Contents Typescript diary relating a trip Sir John Jackson took from July to November 1911, and during which he visited Paris, London, Berlin, St. Petersburg, Cherbourg, Buenos Aires, Santiago, Arica, Panama, Colon, New Orleans, St. Louis, Denver, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, Seatle, Victoria B.C., Vancouver, Revelstoke, Glacier, Calary, Winnipeg, Port Arthur, Montreal, St John, Ottawa, Toronto, Chatsworth, Niagara, Buffalo, Pittsburgh, Washington, New York, and Liverpool.
Dates: July-November 1911