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Diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Refers to books containing the daily, personal accounts of the writer's own experiences, attitudes, and observations. Use "journals (accounts)" when referring to an individual's or an organization's account of occurrences or transactions.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Diary, 1847 September 1-1850 May 9

 Item — 1: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3; Series 4 [39002106196117], Folder: 1
Call Number: MSS 11, Series I
Scope and Contents: Holograph diary, including personal accounts of Norris' daily activities and observation of life in South Africa.Several pages at various intervals appear to have been torn out of the diary. It is not clear whether they contained any portion of text.The fly-leaf features a pen and ink drawing of a barking dog, along with Norris's name and regiment. It is dated August 22, 1846. "Cork Barracks" is listed as the location. Four graphite sketches, including one labeled "Cape...
Dates: 1847 September 1-1850 May 9

Diary, 1848 September 8-1851 October 9

 Item — 1: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3; Series 4 [39002106196117], Folder: 2
Call Number: MSS 11, Series I
Scope and Contents: Holograph diary, including an alphabetical roll of British squads, personal entries and notes about Norris' debts and expenditures, some graphite sketches, and one pen and ink sketch.The diary's fly-leaf has pen and ink drawing of a barking dog and the inscription "R.P. Norris." It contains various types of entries, the first being an alphabetical roll of "No. 2 Squad of 'B' or Captain E. Staunton's Company, 22nd Sept. 1847." Soldiers' vital statistics (age, height, marital status,...
Dates: 1848 September 8-1851 October 9