van Saun, Matthew
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 2017-020
Content Description The papers of Belle Hauser (c. 1860s-1950s), a teacher in Pennsylvania, are composed of six diaries, dated 1909 to 1943; eight letters of correspondence, dating from 1937 to 1955; four pages of undated personal writings; and two newspaper clippings, both dated sometime after February 26, 1949. The diaries contain short sentences describing each day. Hauser used one diary for multiple years, using the same page for each year, adding on below the previous entry. The new entries are dated,...
Collection — Box MISC-06, Folder: MSS-0100
Content Description The diary of Lelia Ackley from July-August 1905 documents her family's move to Idaho, first to a cabin near Big Rock. The Ackleys would later move to Caldwell, Idaho and operate a general merchandise store. The Ackleys traveled via horse and wagon in July 1905 searching for a claim to stake for gold mining in the mountains southeast of Boise, Idaho. The Ackleys were searching for a cabin near Big Rock; along the way they stopped at a place called the Golden Eagle for water. Lelia Ackley...