Jesse Wells Church Journal
This collection is composed of a business journal maintained by Jesse W. Church and other family members to record financial and other aspects of shipbuilding activities operated at Sugar Island, Michigan. The entries date from 1853-1895 and 1903. Cost figures for supplies, design plans, sketches of…
John Welk diary
An account by John Welk of his time in the Union Army. This daily account is especially focused on Welk's activities and the conditions that he faced.
Ellen Aultman 1901 diary
Typescript of a diary, originally written by Ellen Cornelia Kelly Aultman in 1901, and later typed by her descendant Mary Lou (Aldrich) Harn. The diary documents a farm family in Scotch Ridge, Ohio.
Lizzie Marrott diary
The photocopied diary of Lizzie Marrott between 1891 and 1892 when Lizzie was 17-years-old and living in Hudson, Ohio. There is an emphasis on school and social life.
William Shanks diary
Handwritten diary of William Shanks, a private with the 21st O.V.I. during the Civil War. Entries detail camp life, troop movements, and information on other members of the regiment.
Hiram Ketcham diary
The diary of Hiram Ketcham during the years 1864 and 1865. Ketcham describes his experiences and activities during his time as a member of the 67th Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
Annie R. Stuart diary
In this diary of a Republic, Ohio schoolteacher, written while her husband and brother were serving in Union Army during the Civil War, Annie R. Stuart describes her activities. This includes school teaching, courtship, and marriage as well as domestic chores.
Richard F. Blinn diary
Travel diary documenting trip of Richard Blinn, with his wife Clara and son Willie, from Perrysburg, Ohio to Sand Creek, Colorado along the Santa Fe Trail in 1868, with some additional entries describing the search by Richard for Clara and Willie after they were kidnapped by Indians, and their later…
Ferris Wellman Myrice diary
Photocopy of a diary of Ferris Wellman Myrice of Deshler, Ohio, which he wrote while in service with the 332nd Regiment in Italy during World War I.
William Lyons diary
Diary written by William Lyons while a patient at the Toledo State Hospital for the Insane.
George Kryder Diary 1864
Diary of George Kryder detailing his experiences and duties while serving in the 3rd Ohio Cavalry Regiment during the year 1864.