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Items with subject 'Country Life'

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20th Century Magazine Collection

by LeBel, Phillip (1911 – 1962)

1 oversize box (1.5 linear feet)

The 20th Century Magazine Collection contains twelve magazines including: Look, The Saturday Evening Post, and The Spur  ranging from 1911 to 1962. In addition there are four pages, presumably from Vogue. Cover stories include topics such as women's suffrage, Easter, World War I, color photos of the Eastern Shore and Vladimir Lenin, and fox hunting.

Identifier: SC2021.002
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment

American Southwest Hunting Trip Photograph Album

by Unknown (circa 1890s)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

This photograph album captures the hunting trip of five men in the American Southwest, circa 1890s. Although it is unclear who the album's creator was, the men are identified in one photograph: Bowles, Thompson, C. Garrison, M. Garrison, and W.E. Chapin. The album consists of 24 photographs, which depict the men eating and drinking by their camp, visiting towns, on their horses, and preparing for hunts.

Associated Subjects: Photography • Country Life
Identifier: SC2016.038
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment

Bill Satterfield collection

by Satterfield, Bill (1783 – 1945)

15 folders,  1 oversize folder (0.2 linear feet)

The Bill Satterfield collection documents life in the United States from circa 1783 to 1905 and as a soldier in World War II from 1943 to 1945, although the collection dates from 1783 to 1945. This collection includes foreign currency, bonds from various railroad companies, correspondence between friends and family members, receipts of purchasing powder, a church report, a witness record for Seaborn Goodall, a labor agreement between Samuel Wayde and Nathan Lapstein, return of compensation of land to William Nathan Harper, a blank account book, two copies of The Church Quarterly Lesson Leaflet for Middle and Senior Grades, a 1906 almanac, an U.S. Army worship bulletin, a 1943 map of Naples, Italy, and The Story of the Corps of Military Police.

Identifier: SC2019.038
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment

Cadiz Library Society Ledger and William Hogg and Peter Vandolah Day Book (Cadiz, Ohio)

by Hogg, WilliamVandolah, Peter (1817 – 1818)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

This ledger was maintained in Cadiz, Ohio by William Hogg and Peter Vandolah between 1817 and 1818. It documents the membership and finances of the Cadiz Library Society, as well as the daily transactions of goods sold by the two men.

Associated Subjects: Business • Clubs • Ledger • Country Life
Identifier: SC2017.013
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment

Diaries of the Kayser Family

by Kayser Family (1936 – 1946)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

The Diaries of the Kayser Family were written between 1936 and 1946 by members of the Palouse, Washington family. While it's not immediately clear which diary belonged to who, at least two (1936) diaries belonged to the daughters, Esther and Meriam. The ten diaries are dated 1936, 1936, 1938, 1939, 1940 and 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, and 1946. Although there are some gaps in entries, most are complete and filled with details about the daily life of this family. While the family lived in a rural region, one daughter, Meriam, worked as a telephone operator. Most of the entries concern daily life and activities, but others comment on world and community affairs.

Identifier: SC2013.030
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment

Diary of a Jeremiah Fox Yates

by Yates, Jeremiah Fox (1852)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

This diary was written in 1852 by Reverend Jeremiah Fox Yates who lived in Chittenden County, Vermont. He wrote frequently about his sermons, readings, and especially his spirituality and spiritual birth. The diary has been transcribed and is attached.

Associated Subjects: Diaries • Diaries (Men) • Country Life • Religious History
Identifier: SC2016.109
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: View Attachment

Diary of a New York Woman (2)

by Unknown (1901 – 1902)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

This diary was written in 1901 and 1902 by an unidentified woman who lived in Ontario County, New York. She wrote about her and her family's daily activities, as well as local affairs.

Associated Subjects: Diaries • Diaries (Women) • Country Life • Family Life
Identifier: SC2014.013
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment

Diary of Alta Lebo

by Lebo, Alta (1934)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

The Diary of Alta Lebo includes daily entries for the year 1934 when Lebo was around 18 years old. Lebo, who lived in Macon County, Illinois, discussed school, church, movies, parties, books, chores, and the time that she wrote her entries, in addition to the times of various daily activities.

Associated Subjects: Country Life • Diaries • Diaries (Women) • Family Life • Youth
Identifier: SC2013.005
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment

Diary of Charles Mathews

by Mathews, Charles (1854 – 1884)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

This journal documents the life and business of Charles Mathews, who lived in Waterville, Maine. Mathews owned a stationery or book store in the city, which is mentioned throughout the journal. However, the entries focus primarily on major life events such as a local student who was expelled for stealing from his store, the births and deaths in his family and community, and the death of a family of acquaintances in an 1876 railroad accident. Also included in the journal is a genealogical account of the Mathews family.

Associated Subjects: Business • Diaries • Diaries (Men) • Country Life • Family Life
Identifier: SC2016.071
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment

Diary of Ella Jenkins

by Jenkins, Ella (1879 – 1880)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

The Diary of Ella Jenkins includes daily entries for the year 1879, as well as January 1880, that discuss daily activities, social life at church and home, and her occupation as a school teacher. Jenkins, who lived in Fulton Township within Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, wrote about the deaths and funerals of community members and recorded the full names of people with whom she associated. In the summer of 1879, she took a vacation to Cape May, New Jersey. Also included in the back of the diary are several home remedies and notes on relationships within the community.

Associated Subjects: Country Life • Diaries • Diaries (Women) • Education • Family Life • Labor History • Medical History
Identifier: SC2013.004
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment

Diary of Emily Murdock

by Murdock, Emily (1923)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

This diary was written in 1923 by Emily Murdock, a widow who lived in Garland, Maine. Murdock's husband died in 1885 and lost five adult children in the 1890s. She wrote about her daily life, which included crocheting baby booties professionally at home.

Associated Subjects: Diaries • Diaries (Women) • Country Life • Labor History • Family Life
Identifier: SC2013.122
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment

Diary of George Chaney

by Chaney, George (1918)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

This diary was written by George Chaney of Franklin, New Hampshire in 1918. His daily entries mention living with his parents, attending school in Boston, going to "drill" and taking an examination to become a corporal, his girlfriend Ruth and her graduation, and loading or unloading oats. There is a small picture, likely of Ruth, taped to the inside cover of the diary.

Associated Subjects: Diaries • Diaries (Men) • Country Life • Family Life • Labor History
Identifier: SC2013.117
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment