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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.
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.
Pamelia Keith Wright papers -- 1876-1903 (bulk 1887-1893, 1897-1903) Creator: Keith family
Extent: 0.75 linear feet
Abstract: The Pamelia Keith Wright papers contain correspondence addressed by Wright to her brother, Sumner Keith, and his family in Bridgewater, Massachusetts. In addition to providing updates on her personal and social life, she frequently wrote of trips taken with her husband to locales in Egypt and England.
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.
John M. Stevens letters -- 1869-1880 Creator: Kelsey, Levi and Kelsey, Emma Stevens
Extent: 33 items
Abstract: This collection contains 31 letters that John M. Stevens and his daughters wrote to his sister, Emma Stevens Kelsey, from 1869-1880. The Stevens family commented on farm life in Rosalia, Kansas.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Pitts-Kent family letters -- 1872-1912 (bulk 1876-1889) Creator: Kent, Addie Pitts and Kent, James
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of letters that friends and family members wrote to Addie Pitts and James Kent before and during the couple's courtship and marriage. The correspondence pertains to everyday life in the Midwest, particularly Ohio and Iowa, in the 1870s and 1880s.
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 -- 1771-1912 (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.
Hardin County (Ky.) estate documents -- 1803-1820 Creator: Kentucky. Circuit Court (Hardin County)
Extent: 13 items
Abstract: The Hardin County (Ky.) estate documents consist of inventories and accounts related to county residents who died in the early 19th century. Most items reflect the estimated value or auction price of possessions such as livestock, farming implements, furniture, and slaves.
Carrie M. Stewart and Arthur K. Kepner collection -- 1870-1908 (bulk 1898-1906) Creator: Kepner, Arthur King, 1879-1948 and Kepner, Carrie M. Stewart
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: The Carrie M. Stewart and Arthur K. Kepner collection consists of the couple's love letters to one another, written in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Most of the letters pertain to their lives in northeastern Ohio.
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.
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.
Josiah Edmond King papers -- 1861-1865 Creator: King, Josiah Edmond
Extent: 29 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.
Davenport-Kingsbury family collection -- 1853-1885 (bulk 1853-1858, 1861-1880) Creator: Kingsbury, Charlotte M. Field, 1835-
Extent: 50 items
Abstract: This collection consists of correspondence between members of the Davenport and Kingsbury families of Bradford and Dorchester, Massachusetts, and Rutland and Brandon, Vermont. Elijah ("E.") Davenport wrote to his family about frontier life in Wisconsin and Iowa in the 1850s, and his family members wrote about social and religious life in Vermont during the late 1860s and 1870s.
Sophia Sawyer papers -- 1814-1833 Creator: Kingsbury, Linda Raymond Ward
Extent: 7 items
Abstract: The Sophia Sawyer papers are a collection of letters from an outspoken teacher and missionary. The letters include information on Sawyer's religious thoughts, her opinions on many subjects, and descriptions of her work teaching at a Cherokee missionary school.
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.
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.
Stephen Pike papers -- 1805-1825 Creator: Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 and Pike family
Extent: 27 items
Abstract: This collection is primarily made up of letters that Quaker schoolteacher Stephen Pike wrote to friends and family members in the early 19th century. Pike discussed religion, education, Mary Roscoe, medicine, and travel in New York and Ohio. The collection also includes letters by Quaker women, including Pike's wife, Rebecca.
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.
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.
Stinchfield family papers -- 1837-1999 Creator: Klingenstein, Diane Stinchfield, 1925-
Extent: 6.25 linear feet
Abstract: The Stinchfield family papers contain the correspondence, business records, financial and legal documents, photographs, and genealogical papers of the Stinchfield family, founders of a successful lumber business in Michigan in the mid-19th century. The collection also includes materials related to social and family events in Grosse Pointe and Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, through the mid-20th century.
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.
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.
Mary T. Earle letters -- 1870-1884 (bulk 1880-1884) Creator: Kneedler, Howard S., 1848-1930 and Cope family
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of 39 letters that Mary Tilghman Earle ("Dorothy") wrote to her friend and fiancé, Howard S. Kneedler of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, between 1880 and 1884. Earle commented on her life in Washington, D. C., and shared her thoughts about their friendship, courtship, and marriage. The collection also includes 3 letters addressed to members of the Cope family between 1870 and 1872, and 1 letter from a parent to a child.
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.
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.
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.
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.