Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box K (Small Collections)
Scope and Contents The C. Hodge Mathes Diary is a small leather-bound volume in which Mathes tracked his daily activities from January 1 to December 31, 1917. Each entry is only a few sentences, yet rich in detail, often including his daily schedule, his companions and the weather. Much of the activity centers around his life in Johnson City, Tennessee as a faculty member at East Tennessee State Normal School. For example, February 3, 1917 was "coldest morning of winter. [Stoked] furnace at 3:15am. To Normal on...
Collection — Box B (Small Collections)
Scope and Contents The Mary Louise Pearre Hamilton Papers consist of typescripts of her diary, 1863-64, and of letters written to her by her fiance, John Hall Hamilton, 1861-63. Their son, Joshua Pearre Hamilton, transcribed the diary and letters sometime in the early 20th century and added commentary to the diary entries. There is also a family history by J.P. Hamilton, a brief second-hand account of John Hall Hamilton's experience as a Confederate soldier in the Civil War, a photocopy of a handwritten family...
Dates: 1861-1925, undated; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1864
Collection — Box J (Small Collections)
Scope and Contents The diary is a photocopy of a small notebook containing sporadic entries beginning in December 1927 with the notation "We moved in our new house Nov 21st." Topics include singing, deaths, the completion of the high school building, travel, church, and weather. The final entry is about the death and burial of his father-in-law, David Grant Cable, in May 1946.
Scope and Contents The James W. McKee Collection consists of photocopies of typescripts of the diaries of two Confederate soldiers, Finley Patterson Curtis and Rufus A. Spainhour. Both men served in the Confederate Army with the First and Second North Carolina Regiments in the Virginia theater. Curtis' commanders were General Stephen Dodson Ramseur and Brigadier General (?) Warren. Spainhour's commanders included Generals Jubal A. Early, James B. Gordon, Robert E. Lee, G.H. Stewart and (?) Thurston...