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  • Account of a journey through Germany after the Arm...

    Book, Diary Created date: November 1918 - April 1919

    This is an excerpt from an account of a journey through Germany made by Hunter-Weston in December 1918, little over a mo...

  • 'Calm' - part of a soldier's diary

    Diary, Manuscript Created date: 1914-1918

    The unknown author of this moving text details a battle during World War One. Translation: Those struck by inferno fir...

  • Captain Scott's diary, volume 3

    Diary, Manuscript Created date: 18 February - 29 March 1912

    Robert Falcon Scott (1868 - 1912) and his four companions reached the South Pole on 17 January 1912, just one month afte...

  • Charlotte Brontë's journal

    Manuscript, Diary Created date: 11 August 1836

    Charlotte Brontë kept this journal while working as a teacher at Roe Head school in West Yorkshire. The pages shown here...

  • Diary of a tour in Sussex

    Pen and Ink, Diary Created date: 17-29 May 1777

    These are pages from Francis Grose’s diary of a tour of Sussex, undertaken with his friend and fellow antiquary Sir Will...

  • E M Forster's diary for 1900

    Manuscript, Diary Created date: 1900

    This is an extract from E M Forster’s diary for 1900, written when he was an undergraduate at King’s College Cambridge. ...

  • Edward VI’s diary

    Manuscript, Diary Created date: 1547–1553

    Edward VI reveals here that he and his sister Elizabeth (later to be Queen Elizabeth I) learnt of their father King Henr...

  • Emily Brontë's diary paper, 1837

    Manuscript, Diary, Artwork, Image Created date: 26 June 1837

    This diary paper was written by Emily Brontë on 26 June 1837. It has particular interest not only because of its rarity ...

  • Extract from the diary of Francis Place describing...

    Manuscript, Diary Created date: 1827

    These images show an extract from the hand-written diary of Francis Place: in it, Place describes his pleasure at the bu...

  • Extract from the diary of Francis Place describing...

    Manuscript, Diary Created date: 1829

    Pillory punishments were an every-day feature of life in Georgian Britain, employed by the magistracy to punish a variet...

  • Extracts from the diary of Roland Gerard Garvin af...

    Diary, Manuscript Created date: 1916

    What does the diary extract show about daily life in the trenches? Captain Roland Gerard Garvin was in charge of D Comp...

  • Grace Higgens's diary for 1924, with accounts of V...

    Manuscript, Diary, Ephemera Created date: August–October 1924

    This diary for 1924 belonged to Grace Higgens, née Germany. It was kept in a regular exercise book, written in pe...

  • James Cook's diary

    Diary Created date: 12 Feb 1770–23 Sep 1770

    This is an extract from one of James Cook's logbooks where he recorded observations and summarised each day’s events fro...

  • Journal of Lady Ottoline Morrell, 1917, with accou...

    Manuscript, Diary, Ephemera Created date: May–November 1917; whole journal 27 March 1917–2 September 1918

    The British Library holds the papers of Lady Ottoline Morrell, consisting of diaries, notebooks, letters and photographs...

  • Journal of Lady Ottoline Morrell, June 1923, with...

    Manuscript, Diary, Ephemera, Photograph, Image Created date: June 1923; whole journal September 1922–September 1924

    The British Library holds the papers of Lady Ottoline Morrell, consisting of diaries, notebooks, letters and photographs...