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Creator:White, Mary Avery, 1778-1860
Title:Mary Avery White journals
Date(s):1805-1855
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0084
Abstract:These three manuscripts are volumes of a journal kept by Mary Avery White (1778-1860) of Boylston, Massachusetts. White wrote extensively about life in rural Massachusetts, including observations on the weather,[...] notes about daily work and social visits, meditations on religion, and information about her involvement in various reform activities, including abolitionism and the temperance movement.
Subjects:Abolitionists--Massachusetts--History--19th century | Antislavery movements--United States--History--19th century | Women--United States--Diaries | Climatology--Observations--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Garrigues, Mary
Title:Mary Garrigues journal
Date(s):1764-1782
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0132
Abstract:This journal was created by Mary Garrigues, who described her experiences at Quaker Meetings in the Mid Atlantic, her travels to those Meetings, and her preaching against slavery. She also[...] copied a portion of a 1759 manuscript by English Quaker Christopher Wilson.
Subjects:Quaker women | Quaker abolitionists | Quaker preaching | Slavery--Maryland | More Subjects
Creator:Kimball, Ella Pultz Mann, 1846-
Title:Journal of Ella Pultz Kimball
Date(s):1881-1887
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0048
Abstract:This diary was kept by Ella Pultz Kimball from May 8, 1881, to May 31, 1883. The 262 page volume documents the daily social and domestic activities of a wealthy[...] New York City-area family in the early 1880s.
Subjects:Manners and customs--History--19th century | Housewives (people) | Jersey City (N.J.)--History--19th century | New York (N.Y.)--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Jonson, George W. (George Washington), 1801-1880
Title:Swan family journal
Date(s):1838-1857
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0072
Abstract:This manuscript volume is a family journal kept by George Washington Jonson and members of the Swan family of Easton, Massachusetts, between September 1838 and January 1839. Also included are[...] nine letters from Louisa Sophia Johnson Swan, Jr., to Jonson, her uncle.
Subjects:Poetry--19th century | Education--United States--History--19th century | Women--Education--United States--History--19th century | United States--Politics and government--19th century | More Subjects