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Alexander Clark Taylor Journal and Extracts

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0296
Abstract

A journal kept by Alexander Clark Taylor, a primary school teacher from Vineland, New Jersey, contains his recollections of antebellum life on a Virginia plantation.

Dates: 1843-1846

Alexander Harrow Manuscript Diary, 1791-1800

 Item
Identifier: SC MS 0331
Abstract An interesting 18th century logbook diary written by Alexander Harrow a commander of the British Naval Armament on the Great Lakes. His logbook relates journeys made between Fort Erie and Detroit on board various vessels. This particular diary keeps copies of his correspondence, orders for materials, land purchases, interactions with the indigenous population, military service, overseeing shipments for government supplies and civilian passengers while in service of the British government. ...
Dates: 1791-1817; Majority of material found within 1791-1799

Harvey Bassler Papers, 1900-1968

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0019
Abstract Correspondence, handwritten and also edited transcription of diaries and records of the donation of his personal library of Harvey Bassler, who was a geologist for Standard Oil Company in Peru, from 1920-1932. Included are the diaries and other notes he took on his field trips in Peru, an edited copy of the diaries and the duplicated compilation of the diaries written by Bradford Willard in 1965-1966, as well as much personal correspondence during the period. Also included is a list of the...
Dates: 1900-1968; Majority of material found within 1926-1939