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    • Alexander Hobbs U.S. Civil War diary 

      (1862)
      Diary describes the author's volunteer service during the U.S. Civil War, including the Battle of Galveston, a prison stay in Houston, and patrol duty in New Orleans
    • Broun family diary, family events, 1854-1889 

      Broun, Philip H. (1870)
    • David Latimer Tinling-Widdrington journal 

      Tinling-Widdrington, David Latimer
    • Diario de Ignacio Manuel Altamirano: octubre-diciembre de 1889 y enero-abril de 1890 

      Altamirano, Ignacio Manuel, 1834-1893 (1889)
      Altamirano was a professor, novelist, historian, literary critic, and diplomat. The diaries were written during his posting as Consul General to the Mexican consulate in Barcelona, Spain. His diplomatic duties are mentioned only in passing, and the bulk of the entries cover literary matters and gossip, both European and Mexican, with Altamirano ...
    • Diary of an anonymous German girl 

      Anonymous (1939)
      The manuscript diary is by a young German girl from the Saarland area of Germany, possibly from a rich, Catholic family. The bulk of the diary pertains to the girl’s personal life and daily activities; however, comments about conditions in Germany during the war are also found in the work.
    • Diary of Houston Symphony's Golden Anniversary Tour 

      (1964-03-24)
      The 1964 tour celebrated the Houston Symphony's Golden Anniversary. Houston civic leaders and symphony supporters that participated in the tour included Ima Hogg, Mr. and Mrs. Gus Wortham, General and Mrs. Maurice Hirsch and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Dudley. Sir John Barbirolli was music conductor of the Houston Symphony ...
    • Diary of Ignacio Manuel Altamirano: October-December, 1889 and January-April, 1890 

      Altamirano, Ignacio Manuel, 1834-1893; Gauthereau-Bryson, Lorena (1889)
      Altamirano was a professor, novelist, historian, literary critic, and diplomat. The diaries were written during his posting as Consul General to the Mexican consulate in Barcelona, Spain. His diplomatic duties are mentioned only in passing, and the bulk of the entries cover literary matters and gossip, both European and Mexican, with Altamirano ...
    • Edwin N. Lunn diary 

      Lunn, Edwin N. (1918)
      The Edwin N. Lunn diary was written between January 1918 and May 1919, and consists mostly of personal entries about Lunn's romantic and social life as well as a few mentions of his feelings about his sister's death. The entry for January 27, 1918 records a meeting between the Board of Trustees and the student body in which the students' right to ...
    • Elizabeth Craw diary 

      (1833)
      The personal diary of Elizabeth Craw (1819-ca.1909) records her journey from Ohio to see her soldier fiancé in Texas, and her experiences there. Craw’s fiancé fought and died at the Battle of the Alamo, 1836.
    • Informational meeting notes 

      (1969-02)
      A five-day crisis arose on the campus of Rice University in February 1969 following the appointment of Dr. William H. Masterson by the Board of Trustees as the university's new President to succeed Kenneth Pitzer, who had resigned in August 1968.
    • John C. Crosby U.S. Civil War Diary 

      Crosby, John C. (1861)
    • John Campbell family farm record book 

      Campbell, John, fl. 1837-1898 (1885)
    • Log of notes taken during Masterson crisis 

      (1969-02)
      A five-day crisis arose on the campus of Rice University in February 1969 following the appointment of Dr. William H. Masterson by the Board of Trustees as the university's new President to succeed Kenneth Pitzer, who had resigned in August 1968.
    • Mirabeau B. Lamar travel journal, 1835 

      (1835)
      On his 1835 trip from Georgia to Texas, Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar kept a manuscript diary. This journal is written in continuous narrative form, with frequent historical or descriptive passages inserted, covering the months June-October, 1835, the period during which Lamar apparently made his decision to settle in Texas permanently and join in the ...
    • Mrs. Mary Hale Lovett's world tour travel diary 

      Lovett, Mary Ellen Hale (1908)
    • Nicholas Bryar Massenburg daybook, 1852-1861 

      (1861)
      The Massenburg daybook covers the years 1852-1861. The daily entries deal primarily with agricultural and weather conditions, and progress reports. Social and personal activities are also noted (marriages, deaths, illnesses, meetings, church sermons, etc.). Sales of land, equipment, and slaves are sometimes noted, as well as prices. There are numerous ...
    • Paul B. Hendrickson diary 

      Hendrickson, Paul B. (1918-1919)
      Transcript created by James and Betty Gill.
    • Travel journal of Kezia Payne DePelchin, 1881-1882 

      (1881)
      Travel journal of the author in which she describes her trips to Madeira Island, Funchal (Madeira), Portugal; Lynchburg, Virginia; New Orleans, Louisiana; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Brooklyn and New York City, New York; Liverpool, England; Glasgow, Dunfermline, Scotland; and Edinburgh, Aberdour, Scotland.
    • U.S. Civil War journal, Aug. – Oct., 1862 (high resolution) 

      Campbell, Albert Sherrad (1862)
      This manuscript is one of four notebooks, written in the hand of Albert Sherrad Campbell at St. Louis, Missouri, covering the early months of the U.S. Civil War. Included are descriptions of battles and other political and military events.