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Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Alonzo F. Bixby travel diary, 1856-1863

Scope and Contents Includes one bound manuscript diary written by Alonzo F. Bixby during his travels in South America. The diary is very detailed and details Bixby's journey from Boston, MA to Buenos Aires, and his ensuing work and travels in and around Buenos Aires and Montevideo, all over a 14-week period. In Montevideo, he worked under contract to establish a mill site. Bixby notes the names and nationalities of other ships encountered on the seas. Also included are notes on his voyages from Rosario to NY in...

Asa Hemenway collection

Identifier: C-100
Scope and Contents Collection contains hardbound, handwritten journal kept by Asa Hemenway from 1850 until 1891, and handwritten, hardbound volume containing "Notes of Siamese Customs Presented to Middlebury College by Rev. A. Hemenway, Dec. 1860," written in Old Thai. Collection also contains two hand-drawn maps.

Erastus Phelps Civil War collection

Identifier: C-98
Scope and Contents Collection contains 334 holograph letters, and 4 diaries (3 war date). Also included is a bound volume containing handwritten notes from Phelps' time at Albany Law School. Collection also contains a photographic class album from the Middlebury College class of 1861. Album includes salted paper prints of members of the class and faculty, with each image signed by the subject. Some later images are pasted on facing the original images. Collection also includes (stored separately) Phelps'...

John Holmes Offley diary, August 20-October 17, 1826

Scope and Contents Describes Offley's voyage with his new wife Catharine, from New York to Trieste on the Shipe Prudence, August 20th to October 17th, 1826. The 2nd volume is a print transcript and includes additional family information, as well as a journal by Catharine Van Renssalaer Heaton Offley, Offley family letters and documents (1817-1851), a biography of David Offley, the Heaton and Offley family genealogies, and a bibliography. Also includes a color photograph of John Holmes Offley's portrait.

Leicester Hemingway collection of Ernest Hemingway and Hemingway Family archives

Identifier: C-50
Scope and Contents The Hemingway Family Archive joins Hemingway archives in more than 75 private and institutional collections, the most distinguished of which include those at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum, in Boston, and the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at the University of Texas at Austin. Compiled by writer Leicester Hemingway (1915-1982), the younger brother of Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961), in the process of researching and writing his biography, ...

Middlebury Academy journal, August 1816

Scope and Contents 1 holograph diary/journal, kept by Lue [?] Parker.

Middlebury College school book, 1809-1810

Scope and Contents 1 diary from unknown Middlebury College student. Entries from Dec. 27, 1809 to Dec. 30, 1810. Includes "paper-doll" cut-outs from magazines or newspapers.

Miscellaneous manuscripts collection

Identifier: C-Misc
Scope and Contents The Miscellaneous manuscript Collection at Middlebury College Library contains single, unbound manuscripts and small groups of manuscripts acquired for the Library's Special Collections. The material include chiefly individual and small groups of letters, as well as diaries and journals, records and account books, and some sermons and speeches. Many items in this collection were primarily collected and/or purchased because they were thought to be relevant to curriculum

Orrin P. Allen diaries

Identifier: C-61
Scope and Contents A series of manuscript pocket diaries, alternately terse and unusually expressive, kept by Vermont-born druggist and (in later life) local historian Orrin Peer Allen of Palmer, Worcester County, Massachusetts, to record concisely his extensive reading, writing for periodicals, drugstore work, love, married life, grief, socializing, use of photography, war and political news, and travel from 1860 to 1866. Most of his most expressive entries record his delight in his wife's presence, and his...

Pliny Fisk letters, journals, and other materials

Identifier: C-116
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of two journals and letters from Fisk to fellow missionaries, describing his journey to the Middle East, encouraging them to join him, and telling them what to expect and how to prepare, and what languages to study. The two Pliny Fisk journals at Middlebury (1821-1823, 1823-1824) plus the journal excerpts from 1820-1821, represent Fisk's experiences as a pioneering American missionary in the Middle East. There is a typed transcript of the 1823-1824...

Travel journal of Europe, Egypt, and Palestine, 1857

Scope and Contents Includes one bound manuscript travel diary, likely written by Mrs. R. P. Eaton of Boston (her signature appears on the front cover). The author of the diary sailed from New York City about the steamship City of Washington, landed in Ireland, and traveled through Scotland, England, and Italy. The author then took the steamship Alexandria to Egypt and Palestine.

William Wells Eaton notebooks

Identifier: C-63
Scope and Contents Collection contains one one notebook containing holograph lectures given by William Wells Eaton for his class, The Political and Legal Antiquities of Athens, one holograph diary kept by William Wells Eaton from 1873-1886, and notebook containing holograph notes from Professor Edwards Amasa Park's lectures at Andover from 1870-1871.