Subject Source: Genreform
Found in 66 Collections and/or Records:
Diaries and Miscellaneous Books
Donald and Donna Boudeman Collection
The collection is composed of notebooks, diaries and miscellaneous papers dating from 1925 until 1952 that belonged to Donald and Donna Boudeman who lived in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Dorothy B. Waage Collection
Ella Sheldon Rogers Collection
The collection is composed of one five-year diary owned by Ella Sheldon Rogers (1874-1944) who spent the last 14 years of her life in the Michigan cities of Kalamazoo and Delton. The collection additionally has two letters from Ella's son-in-law Leon Leonard, a diploma for her daughter Eloyse Rogers Leonard, their marriage certificate and a family cookbook compiled for Eloyse Rogers Leonard along with a few single sheets.
Ellen Wilson Diary
Scope and Contents At the time the diary was written, Ellen lived with her husband, father, daughter, and two granddaughters in Pittsford, MI. The family owned a farm that they rented out to the Marlow family.Ellen and her family must have just recently moved to Pittsford, because in the 1900 census, they were living in Toledo, Ohio. Agnes and her husband were living in Sandusky, Ohio. Her daughter, Agnes (who is listed as Ella A. Lemmon in the 1900 Census), and Agnes’s daughters, Grace...
Executive Diaries & Notices
Scope and Contents Executive diaries contain abstracts of the day's or week's activities for a certain unknown executive through the years 1931-1954. Business activities are the main concern, but some personal activities with business partners are included. Also, events such as the death of W. E. Upjohn are included as well.The executive notices and general list notices were general correspondence about company business that was given to executives or to the "general list" which included the entire...
Florence May Graha Lyon Collection
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one brown journal, one maroon journal, and three “Lest We Forget” green journals, and a photograph.The diaries account for 1886, 1890, 1911, 1912, and 1913. According to the Census the Lyons were likely in Milwaukee during this time frame. It appears based off the diaries that they stayed in one place over the course of the 1911-1913, however by the 1920 Census they were living in Texas.The diaries show that Florence lost someone very close...
Dates: 1886, 1890, 1911, 1912, and 1913
Gladys Lambert Dunham Collection
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of diaries written by Gladys Marie Lambert Dunham from the years 1921 to 1987. Some of the diaries are a different year than what is stated on the cover. The diaries are an excellent example of life in a small farming village during the mid- to late-20th century. Gladys writes about the weather each day, places in southwestern Michigan that she visited, her work and the food she ate. Many entries describe her day washing, cleaning, canning food, and picking...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1921-1987
Harry M. Penny Diary
Scope and Contents Harry Penny was a farmer in Allegan during these years. Not much has been found about him yet although in the 1930 census he is living in Illinois with his wife Alice. At that time both of them are 49. In 1935 he is living in Allegan and working as a farmer. The diary includes information about the weather and his daily activities which include dairy production and farm life. He does mention Alice. According to notes he also writes about his concerns over a federal government proposal to...
James L. Rumsey Diary
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Scope and Contents The collection is composed of one five-year diary kept by James Llewellyn Rumsey of Grand Rapids, Michigan from 1918 to 1922.The pages in his diary are filled with accounts of the daily weather, travels, errands, and visitors. Also mentioned are daily chores such as running the cleaner and canning his wife Flora (Newton) and sister-in-law Lillian (Holms) did with seasonal fruits and vegetables. The prices of goods and services are often mentioned as well real estate deals closed...