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Harold Kamp journal -- 1917-1919 Creator: Kamp, Harold, b. 1896
Extent: 450 pages (2 volumes)
Abstract: The Harold Kamp journal is an account of a young man's life serving in the United States Army in World War I, including time spent at the front lines.
Kane family papers -- 1798 -1887 (bulk 1851-1866) Creator: Shields, Elizabeth Kane, 1830-1869
Extent: 230 items
Abstract: The Kane family papers contain letters from a large family and document various family matters.
Eliza C. Kane cookery manuscript -- [1840s-1850s] Creator: Kane, Eliza C. de Gironcourt (Elizabeth Corné de Gironcourt)
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: Eliza C. Kane of New York City collected recipes, business cards, and other material in this volume around the 1840s-1850s. The recipes pertain to baked goods, food preparation and storage, and household products.
Keen family letters -- 1859-1867 (bulk 1862-1867) Creator: Keen, William, 1839-1878
Extent: 74 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of 74 letters and letter fragments that Sarah Augusta Keen and her family wrote to her brother William between 1859 and 1867. The letters are about their lives in Acushnet, Massachusetts, after William moved to San Francisco, California, in early 1862, and their views on the Civil War. Sarah A. Keen, William's most frequent correspondent, discussed her experiences as a schoolteacher in Lakeville, Massachusetts.
Seth A. B. Keeney collection -- 1842-1858 (bulk 1848-1858) Creator: Keeney, Seth A. B.
Extent: 24 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of correspondence, documents, and essays related to Seth A. B. Keeney. The materials pertain to politics, education, the legal profession, and religion.
Kekwan minutes -- 1899-1917 (bulk 1899-1907) Creator: Kekwan (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This volume contains manuscript and typed minutes from meetings of "Kekwan," a group of friends who met monthly on the northeast side of Philadelphia during the years 1899 to 1917. At their meetings, often held at members' homes, the group ate dinners, smoked cigars, and discussed political matters. Some minutes contain references to Native American culture, African Americans, and women.
Christopher Howser Keller letters -- 1861-1865 (bulk 1862-1865) Creator: Keller family and Keller, Caroline Matilda Hall, 1842-1909
Extent: 192 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of letters that Christopher H. Keller of the 124th Illinois Infantry Regiment and Albert C. Cleavland of the 42nd Illinois Infantry Regiment wrote to the Keller family and to Caroline M. Hall during the Civil War. The soldiers described their experiences in the South, including engagements with Confederate troops and guerillas, interactions with local civilians, travel between posts, and life in military camps. They occasionally discussed their feelings about the war and about political issues such as the presidential election of 1864.
Marie Louise Kellogg journal -- 1915-1916 Creator: Kellogg, Marie Louise
Extent: 81 pages (1 volume)
Abstract: Marie Louise's journal documents the few days her family spent in southern California and the automobile trip home along the Santa Fe Trail, through St. Louis, and on to Richmond, Kentucky in 1915. The trip was publicized by the Ford Motor Company.
Stephen Kemble papers -- 1780-1793 (bulk 1780-1781 ) Creator: Kemble, Stephen, 1740-1822
Extent: 151 items (0.5 linear feet)
Abstract: The Kemble collection consist primarily of letters and documents sent to Stephen Kemble in his role as commander of the Nicaraguan expedition. The bulk of collection falls between the period of his appointment to the expedition in April 1780, to the evacuation of Nicaragua in January, 1781.
Harriet Kendall papers -- 1862-1870 Creator: Kendall, Harriet Jaques, 1848-1884
Extent: 20 letters
Abstract: The Kendall collection consists of twenty letters written to Harriet Kendall over nearly forty years, demonstrating the difficulties of keeping up friendships at a distance in the 1800s.
Philena Kendall papers -- 1820-1895 (bulk 1850s-1870s) Creator: Kendall, Philena
Extent: 97 items
Abstract: The Kendall collection consists of 95 letters written to Philena Kendall, a Quaker from New Castle County in Delaware, from female family members and friends, particularly her aunt Mabell, her sister Emma, and her sister-in-law Emily. The papers also include two handmade volumes of Phildena Kendall's poetry and clippings from newspapers.
Kendall-Brown family collection -- 1854-1902 (bulk 1854-1859, 1874-1890) Creator: Kendall family and Brown family
Extent: 39 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of correspondence written by members of the Kendall and Brown families of New Lebanon, New York, during the late 19th century. John Kendall's daughters Mary, Ellen, and Sarah wrote to each other while attending schools in Connecticut and New York in the 1850s, and continued to provide family news in later letters. Charles H. Brown wrote a series of letters to his parents while living with his grandparents and attending school near Pittsfield, Massachusetts, in the mid-1870s. Other items include receipts for boarding school tuition.
William Kennedy papers -- 1752-1753 Creator: Kennedy, William
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The William Kennedy papers consist of contemporary copies of three legal documents related to a mid-18th century dispute between Oliver and William Kennedy and John Gay Alleyne over a sugar cane plantation and slaves in the parish of St. Michael, Barbados.
Joseph Kennel letters -- 1919 Creator: Matthews, H. H.
Extent: 8 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of letters that Private Joseph Kennel wrote to H. H. Matthews, a friend, from France and Germany between April 24, 1919, and September 25, 1919. Kennel described his experiences with the United States Army American Expeditionary Forces in Koblenz, Germany; discussed his unsuccessful attempts to obtain a United States passport and return home after his discharge; and commented on the treatment of veterans.
Michael B. Kenny collection -- 1919 Creator: Kenny, Michael B., 1875-1963
Extent: 4 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of 4 essays that Michael B. Kenny wrote about his travels in France between December 1918 and February 1919. Kenny, an overseas secretary for the Knights of Columbus based in Paris, France, described Paris landmarks and visits to Angers, Château-Thierry, and Reims. He often wrote about the effects of the war on the locations he visited.
Evarts Kent family papers -- 1790-1928 (bulk 1867-1904) Creator: Kent family
Extent: 4.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of letters written and received by Reverend Evarts Kent and members of his family throughout the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Kent and his family corresponded with friends and family members in several states, including Vermont, Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Georgia, Massachusetts, and North Carolina. Most letters concern family news, education, religion, travel, family relationships, and similar personal subjects. The collection also includes printed invitations, programs, and 23 photographs.
Levi E. Kent journal -- 1861-1862 Creator: Kent, Levi E.
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The journal of Levi E. Kent, of the 4th Rhode Island Infantry, Company F., provides an account of his regiment's movements, battles, pastimes, entertainments, and lifestyle.
Moody Kent collection -- 1771-1860 (bulk 1798-1860) Creator: Kent, Moody, 1779-1866
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: This collection contains incoming letters, legal and financial documents, photographs, genealogical notes, writing fragments, and printed items related to Moody Kent, a lawyer who practiced in Deerfield and Concord, New Hampshire, in the early 19th century. Kent corresponded with his siblings, personal friends, and professional acquaintances about financial matters and with fellow Harvard graduates about their personal histories.
Kenyon-Biehl correspondence -- 1923-1924 (bulk 1924) Creator: Biehl, Frederick W.
Extent: 21 items
Abstract: This collection is primarily made up of letters that Howard Nathaniel Kenyon wrote to Frederick W. Biehl while both served with the United States Marine Corps in Haiti in 1924. Kenyon commented on military issues, politics, and the pair's involvement in the RMOLO/RAMOLO.
Roland F. Kerner papers -- 1942-1946 Creator: Kerner, Roland Frederick, 1921- and Kerner, Dorothy
Extent: 1.5 linear feet
Abstract: The Roland F. Kerner papers contain correspondence, documents, printed items, and ephemera pertaining to Kerner's service in the United States Marine Corps and Seabees during World War II. He wrote letters to his mother and received letters from his fiancée while he was serving in the Pacific. The additional items concern various aspects of his military service.
James Witherspoon Kerr sermons -- 1859-1860 Creator: Kerr, James Witherspoon, 1820-1901
Extent: 84 pages (1 volume)
Abstract: The Kerr collection contains the complete manuscript text of two sermons delivered by Dr. James Witherspoon Kerr. These sermons, "How is Christ the righteousness of his people?" (text: Jer. 23:5-6) and "The death of the righteous" (Num. 23:10), were delivered at the end of the school year during his last two years at Princeton Theological Seminary.
Kershner family correspondence -- 1854-1882 (bulk 1854-1866) Creator: Kershner family
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: This collection contains the incoming and outgoing personal correspondence of the family of Gustavus and Anna Kershner of Clear Spring, Maryland.
Keyes family letters -- 1846-1867 (bulk 1852-1860) Creator: Keyes, Peter and Keyes, Hannah
Extent: 24 items
Abstract: Peter and Hannah Keyes of Porterville, New York, received 23 letters from their son, siblings, and friends between 1846 and 1867. Jane Keyes Foster, Peter's sister, described her life on farms in Kaneville and Sycamore, Illinois, in the 1840s and 1850s, and Orson S. Keyes, Peter and Hannah's son, discussed his financial affairs and attempts to find employment in Rochester, New York, in the late 1850s.
Joyce Kilmer "Trees" collection -- 1913-[after 1922] Creator: Diedrich, D. N. (Duane Norman)
Extent: 5 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of 4 items related to poet Joyce Kilmer and his poem "Trees," including its first printed appearance, a holograph manuscript of the poem, a partial musical setting by Oscar Rasbach, and a real photograph postcard portrait of Kilmer in uniform.
Sarah E. Kimball correspondence -- 1848-1854 Creator: Waterman, Sarah Kimball, 1830-1896
Extent: 3 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of 3 letters that Sarah Kimball received from female friends in Vermont between 1848 and 1854. Kimball's correspondents discussed teaching, marriage, and social news.
King family papers -- 1844-1901 (bulk 1844-1895) Creator: King family
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: The King family papers document the business activities of the King brothers, three of whom worked as traders with Russell & Company in China in the mid-19th century, and the subsequent institutionalization of William King.
King's American Regiment orderly book -- 1776-1777 Creator: Great Britain. Army
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The King's American Regiment orderly book (308 pages) contains the regiment, brigade, and general headquarters orders kept by an anonymous officer in a New York Loyalist unit from December 1776 to November 12, 1777. Entries contain details on the regiment's organization and staffing, recruitment and provisioning, and on troop movements and military engagements.
Josiah Edmond King papers -- 1862-1865 Creator: King, Josiah Edmond
Extent: 28 items
Abstract: Serving in the 28th Pennsylvania Infantry and then in the 147th, Josiah King witnessed some of the most memorable events of the war, including Gettysburg, Atlanta, and the March to the Sea. His letters home contain observations and asides, particularly on the Presidential election of 1864, as well as itemized lists of goods to be sent from home.
Newton H. Kingman collection -- 1928-1935 Creator: Shurtleff, Edward D.
Extent: 20 items
Abstract: The Newton H. Klingman collection contains letters and postcards that Kingman, a nonagenarian and Civil War veteran, wrote to Judge Edward D. Shurtleff of Marengo, Illinois, about politics, his genealogy, and other topics. The collection also includes a biography of Kingman and a newspaper clipping.
Warner E. Kiningham letters -- 1918-1919 Creator: Kiningham family
Extent: 6 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of 6 letters that Private Warner E. Kiningham wrote to his mother and siblings while serving in the United States Army's 106th Engineers, Company B, during World War I.
Elizabeth Clementine Kinney correspondence -- 1849-1850 Creator: Kinney, Elizabeth C. (Elizabeth Clementine), 1810-1889
Extent: 4 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of letters that Elizabeth Clementine Kinney received from magazine editors John S. Hart and George R. Graham in 1849 and 1850. The letters pertain to the publication and editing of Kinney's poetry and to her upcoming move to Italy.
William B. Kinney letters -- 1867-1880 Creator: Kinney, Thomas T. (Thomas Talmadge), 1821-1900
Extent: 8 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of 8 letters related to journalist and U.S. Ambassador to Sardinia William B. Kinney. William B. Kinney wrote 6 of these letters to his son Thomas T. Kinney between 1867 and 1876. In them, he discussed his post-retirement financial affairs and a vacation at Lake George, New York.
Amy Kirby papers -- 1824-1825 Creator: Post, Amy, b. 1802
Extent: 8 items
Abstract: The Amy Kirby (later Amy Kirby Post) collection consists of courtship letters written to Charles Willets describing their relationship as well as Kirby's life as a Quaker.
Frederick F. Kislingbury collection -- 1881-1919 (bulk 1881-1891) Creator: Clark, Charles Lamartine, b. 1851
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: This collection contains correspondence, legal documents, financial records, and other material related to the family of Frederick Kislingbury, who died during Adolphus Greely's expedition to the Arctic in the early 1880s. The majority of the material pertains to disputes over Kislingbury's estate, the custody of his children, and his sons' later lives.
Benjamin Kite, Jr. correspondence -- 1825-1828 Creator: Kite, Benjamin, 1801-1887
Extent: 4 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of letters that Benjamin Kite, Jr., received from his parents and siblings in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, between 1825 and 1828. The Kite family, who were Quakers, shared news of Benjamin's siblings, discussed his father's retirement, and wrote about their religious views.
Kittredge-Stone family correspondence -- 1824-1858 Creator: Stone family and Kittredge family
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: The Kittredge-Stone family correspondence is made up of 184 letters to John Theodore Kittredge of Framingham, Massachusetts; to his sister Ellen, also of Framingham; and to Ellen's husband, Dexter Stone of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The letters pertain to bereavement, finances, and family news from Framingham, Massachusetts, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Edwina Klee collection -- 1914-1923 (bulk 1914-1915) Creator: Klee, Edwina, 1886-1970
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of postcards, a photograph album, and other items related to Edwina L. Klee, a nurse who volunteered with the Red Cross in Russia during the early years of World War I.
Jacob Klein letters -- 1901 Creator: Meitzler, Charles F. (Carl), 1871-1950
Extent: 7 items
Abstract: This collection contains 7 letters that Private Jacob Klein wrote to his cousin, Charles F. ("Carl") Meitzler of Strasburg, Ohio, while serving in the United States Army's 17th Infantry Regiment in the Philippines in 1901. Klein wrote about local customs, the scenery, and aspects of the Philippine-American War.
Edgar H. Klemroth sketches -- 1864 Creator: Klemroth, Edgar H.
Extent: 45 pages
Abstract: Private Edgar H. Klemroth drew this collection of "Very Rough Sketches" while serving in the 6th Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment near Winchester, Virginia, during the winter of 1864-1865. The sketches depict soldiers, horses, army camps and headquarters, equipment, African Americans, and winter scenes.
Mary Samut and Stephen M. Klima collection -- 1939-1952 (bulk 1941-1946) Creator: Deans, Mary Samut Klima
Extent: 2.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of correspondence related to Stephen M. Klima and his wife, Mary Samut Klima. Stephen Klima reported on his experiences with the United States Army's 16th Infantry Regiment at various camps in the United States and in North Africa. Mary Klima continued to write letters to her husband after he was reported killed in action in April 1943, and many items pertain to her bereavement and widow's allowances.
Miriam Kline collection -- 1941-1946 (bulk 1941-1944) Creator: Kline, Miriam, b. ca. 1930
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: This collection contains around 150 incoming letters that Miriam Kline of New York City received from men serving in the United States Armed Forces throughout World War II. They described their experiences and exercises at army training camps and other military bases within the United States.
Knap-Whitney family letters -- 1848-1886 Creator: Hough, Lydia Hasbrouck and Mary Averell Knap, 1836-1907
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection consists of incoming letters sent to Mary Averell Knap of Brownsville and Ogdensburg, New York, between 1850 and 1862, and letters sent to her granddaughter, Lydia Averell Hasbrouck, of Ogdensburg, New York, in 1885 and 1886 by her cousin, Thomas Whitney Brown. The correspondence concerns daily life, occasional references to the Civil War, literature, and Brown's attempts to gain admission to the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University).
Emily Scott Knapp household book -- [1860s] Creator: Knapp, Emily Scott, d. 1871 and Anonymous
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: Emily (or Emilie) Scott Knapp of New Orleans, Louisiana, and at least one other author recorded recipes, household notes, brief diary entries, and financial accounts in this volume in the mid-19th century. Approximately five receipts and newspaper clippings are pinned or laid in the volume.
Frederick Knapp family letters -- 1824-1850 (bulk 1838-1848) Creator: Knapp family
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection contains correspondence addressed to members of the Knapp family of Walpole, New Hampshire, between 1824 and 1850. Frederick Newman Knapp received the majority of the letters from acquaintances in Walpole, Boston, and other places in New England, while attending Harvard College and Harvard Divinity School between 1838 and 1847. His parents, Jacob and Louisa Knapp, also received personal letters from family and friends.
Phebe Jane and Marquis L. Knapp letters -- 1850 Creator: Jaquith, Benjamin F.
Extent: 4 items
Abstract: This collection contains 4 letters that Phebe Jane and Marquis L. Knapp wrote to Benjamin Jaquith about their lives in Black Hawk County, Iowa, around 1850. They discussed the process of claiming land, local flora and fauna, a dental procedure, and other topics.
Knowles & Horne account book -- 1796-1885 (bulk 1804-1833) Creator: Horne, Thomas and Knowles, James
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This account book documents the sales of James Knowles and Thomas Horne, who sold farm produce and livestock between 1804 and 1809. The volume also contains information about Thomas Horne's financial affairs until 1833 and genealogical notes about his children. Three illustrations, including two by Elizabeth Heacock, are laid into the volume.
Thomas Knowles collection -- 1917-1919 Creator: Blaisdell, Ruth
Extent: 43 items
Abstract: This collection contains 24 letters, 18 postcards, and 1 greeting card that Private First Class Thomas Knowles of New Bedford, Massachusetts, sent to Ruth Blaisdell of Waltham, Massachusetts, while he served with the American Expeditionary Forces in Europe during and just after World War I. Knowles described his experiences while serving at the front with the 101st Engineer Regiment, while recuperating from an injury, and while traveling in France, Luxembourg, and Germany with a military unit attached to a press corps.
Andrew Knox papers -- 1862-1864 Creator: Knox, Andrew, b. 1835
Extent: 6 items
Abstract: The Andrew Knox papers are comprised of 6 letters from Andrew Knox, a lieutenant in the 1st Connecticut Volunteer Heavy Artillery, to his wife Sarah in Danbury, Connecticut.
Henry and Lucy Knox collection -- 1777-1807 Creator: William L. Clements Library
Extent: 50 items
Abstract: The Henry and Lucy Knox collection contains miscellaneous letters and documents related to Henry Knox, Continental Army officer and 1st United States secretary of war, and his wife Lucy Flucker Knox. The bulk of the collection is comprised of War Department documents concerning the American forces on the Ohio Frontier between 1791 and 1794.
James Caswell Knox papers -- 1863-1873 (bulk 1863-1868) Creator: Knox, Catharine
Extent: 63 items
Abstract: The James Caswell Knox collection consists of 63 letters, the majority of which were written between James C. Knox of the 147th Indiana Infantry and his wife, Catharine, while Knox was stationed in Virginia in 1865.
William Knox papers -- 1757-1811 Creator: Knox, William, 1732-1810
Extent: 3.75 linear feet
Abstract: The Knox collection is a significant resource for study of the pre-Revolutionary and Revolutionary turmoil engulfing Britain's North American colonies between 1766 and 1782, as seen from deep within the heart of the colonial administration. An arch-administrator, empowered as Undersecretary of State, Knox maintained a consistent line articulating a theory of imperial power based upon an evangelically-tinged system of paternal power and filial obligation.
Tadeusz Kościuszko family legal documents -- 1843-1860 Creator: United States. Circuit Court (7th Circuit)
Extent: 15 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of 15 legal documents pertaining to a lawsuit related to Ohio lands claimed by the descendants of Tadeusz Kościuszko in 1855.
William Kossak journals -- 1863-1865 Creator: Kossak, William
Extent: 2 volumes
Abstract: Willia Kossak served on the staffs of Generals Grant and Sherman during the Civil War, rising to the position of Chief Engineer of the 17th Army Corps during Sherman's campaigns in Georgia. His journals cover the Vicksburg and Atlanta Campaigns with Sherman, including progress reports, accounts, and personal observations and opinions. The first journal also contains lists of private citizens in Vicksburg evicted to make way for military defense works, and a map showing fortifications in the city. The second volume includes lists of supplies for troops, pencils sketches of the area around Ackworth, Ga., and Nenesaw Mountain, and a section titled "Alphabetical list of Pontoncers, Ponton Train, Dept. of the Tennessee."
Jacob Fordney Kreps ledger -- 1879-1883 Creator: Kreps, Jacob F. (Jacob Fordney), 1860-1933
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This ledger contains around 60 pages of financial accounts between Cadet Jacob Fordney Kreps and the treasurers of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, dated June 1879 to June 1883.
George Kressbach letters -- 1945 Creator: Kressbach, Harriet B. Nieman
Extent: 16 items
Abstract: Ensign George W. Kressbach wrote 16 letters to his family in Monroe, Michigan, while serving on the USS LCI(R)-770 in the Pacific during the spring and summer of 1945. He commented on military life, discussed his relationship with his girlfriend, responded to news from home, and briefly described his experiences while on leave.
Abraham and John Krewson letters -- 1863-1865 Creator: Krewson, Sarah Ann
Extent: 7 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of letters that Sarah Ann Krewson of Bucks County, Pennsylvania, received from her husband Abraham and her son John during the Civil War. Abraham H. Krewson served with the 174th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment in South Carolina in 1863, and John Krewson served with the 3rd Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery Regiment, Battery F, in the South in 1865.
Bessie Kucher letters -- 1903-1904 Creator: Hoagland, Ida Kucher
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of around 37 letters that Bertha Kucher wrote to her sister Ida while living in Seattle and Enumclaw, Washington, from June 1903 to October 1904. She commented on fashion, hearing loss, and her work as a housekeeper.
George Kunkel daybook -- 1814-1817 Creator: Kunkel, George, 1784-1850
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: George Kunkel, a merchant in Harrisburgh, Pennsylvania, kept this daybook between 1814 and 1817. He sold a variety of items, including alcohol, food, fabrics, and nonperishable goods.
Shirley Kunz collection -- 1942-1946 Creator: Kunz, Shirley, b. ca. 1927
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of 56 letters that members of the United States Army, United States Navy, and United States Coast Guard wrote to Shirley Kunz of Chicago, Illinois, during World War II.