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Diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Augustus Robert Jones papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS571
Scope and Content This collection consists of correspondence, financial papers, ledgers, receipts, legal papers, advertisements, insurance papers, newspaper clippings, patent documents, and other papers pertaining to Augustus Robert Jones and the Jones family. The bulk of the collection is comprised of Jones's personal correspondence and financial records about the family cotton business. Also included are pocket diaries containing records of business and household purchases, printed papers such as price lists...
Dates: 1855-1908, undated

Edward Gordon Nabell, Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS863
Scope and Content This collection consists of items relating to Edward Gordon Nabell, Jr., and his family. There is correspondence to Mrs. Edward G. Nabell dated 1909, a copy of Tech High's Senior Class of 1919 photograph, a roster of Georgia Tech's Class of 1924, and greeting cards. Also included in the collection is a journal kept by Myrtie Frank Harp regarding her trip to Europe in 1910. The bulk of the collection consists of materials related to the Atlanta Aircraft Corporation, which Nabell worked for in...
Dates: 1909-1974, undated

James L. Hunter Diary and The Gardening Book of James L. Hunter, A Southern Planter

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS987
Scope and Contents of the Records The collection contains the original gardening book of James L. Hunter with diary entries from September 1845 to March 1846. The diary details the plan for Hunter’s vegetable garden, the types of vegetables planted, and best practices for successful crops. The dated entries provide a clear timeline of Hunter’s gardening activities. Incidentally, the diary contains rote French exercises and math calculations on its final pages. The collection also includes Catherine Howett’s 1996 publication,...
Dates: 1845-1996

Martha Lumpkin Compton papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS139
Scope and Content This collection contains two scrapbooks, a diary, correspondence, newspaper clippings, Atlanta Board of Aldermen resolutions, and a recipe book. The two scrapbooks contain poems, genealogical notes, letters, greeting cards, and notes from family members and friends including “Cousin Naomi,” Augustus Alden, “Sister Anna L. A.,” Danny Boykins, Allie Alden, and Wilson Lumpkin. There are newspaper clippings on topics such as the 1888 Southern Baptist Convention, a 50th anniversary article on the...
Dates: 1840-1959, undated

William Albert Crouse papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS609f
Scope and Content This collection contains a transcription of a diary kept by William Albert Crouse from May to August of 1864. It also contains a letter dated January 22, 1865, from Augustus H. McFarland to William’s wife Margaret Crouse. The diary contains daily records of the weather, personal health, meals and general conditions inside Andersonville Prison. According to Crouse the prisoners’ rations generally consisted of cornbread or corn flakes most days, but were occasionally supplemented by bacon or “old...
Dates: 1864