Daybooks of Traveller's Rest, a tavern in Louisa County, Virginia. Online at https://hdl.handle.net/10288/24418
Includes various letters by Whittle and by Mary Thompson written from White Sulphur Springs, Salt Sulphur Springs, Warm Springs, Bedford Springs, Lee's Springs, Fauquier Springs, and Hot Springs, Virginia, and Saratoga Springs, New York
Typed transcript of diary of Rudolph Friederich Kurz, while traveling with U.S. exploratory survey out west; Box 13 has photos of 100 drawings Kurz made of Indians, originals in a museum in Switzerland
Handwritten journal by 10 boys, one of whom was Earl Gregg Swem, during the summer when they traveled across central Iowa in wagons, camping along the way. Includes photograph of the group before they departed Cedar Rapids, plus newspaper clippings of their trip, maps and post office cancellation marks. The Journal was printed and the printed copy is filed in Rare Books.
Memoir/diary of Mina Barnhouse, 1895/1945—this is a memoir, apparently written in 1945 or else transcribed in 1945 from an 1895 document, of a family’s move as part of a wagon train from Kansas to Montana in 1895