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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 3 Collections and/or Records:

Diary of Harriet Carr (Deacon), 1869

 Item — 1: Series 2, Folder: 3
Call Number: MSS 8, Series II
Scope and Contents: The first part of the diary describes a family holiday to Bath and Lynmouth in August and September 1869. Harriet describes her family's enjoyment of the beach and natural scenery of the area. The family took several day trips to nearby locations, where Harriet purchased some souvenirs, including photographs.The second part describes the family's journey to France and Italy from 24 November to 10 December, 1869. Harriet provides sketches of Roman history when recording her...
Dates: 1869

Eshott Heugh notebook : volume 1, 1881-1899

 Item — 1: Series 2, Folder: 1
Call Number: MSS 8, Series II
Scope and Contents: Thomas William Carr kept two notebooks, both stamped Eshott Heugh in gilt on the cover, which served in part as personal journals, as well as records of the Carr family and the Eshott estate. The first notebook includes material from 1881 to about 1899, and includes: notes on the Eshott Heugh estate, including comments relating to its magnetic and astronomical position made by the royal astronomer; a history of the estate and its owners; notes on visitors to the estate; sketches of...
Dates: 1881-1899

Eshott Heugh notebook : volume 2, 1899-1912

 Item — 1: Series 2, Folder: 2
Call Number: MSS 8, Series II
Scope and Contents: The second of the two Eshott Heugh notebooks resumes in 1899. Like the first, it serves as a journal for Thomas William Carr, and also includes: more family history; Carr family coats of arms; notes on maintenance of the estate; notes on social visits and the weather; verse; and letters written to Carr. The end of the volume includes an index (to both notebooks).
Dates: 1899-1912