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Creator:Baker, Matilda
Title:Matilda Baker diary
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0089
Abstract:Matilda Baker of West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, kept this diary between May 1857 and March 1858, recording information about social visits, her work habits, and events taking place in Philadelphia. She[...] also recorded information about railroad shares, bonds, and other financial investments held by herself and other women from 1854 to 1880.
Subjects:Women--United States--Diaries | Philadelphia (Pa.)--History--19th century
Creator:Pepys, Amy Harriet
Title:Amy Harriet Pepys diary
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0163
Abstract:Amy Harriet Pepys' diary dates betweenn 1886 and 1893 with descriptions of interactions with friends and family, weather, and social functions.
Subjects:Women--United States--Diaries | Women--United States--Social life and customs--19th century | Women--United States--History--19th century
Creator:Weatherly, Mary A. H., active 1856-1860
Title:Journal for the year 1857
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0039
Abstract:This journal belonged to Mary A. H. Hoskins of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and contains accounts of her domestic life during the year 1857. The daily entries, mostly concerning social activities and[...] family matters, give insight into the everyday life of a young, upper middle class woman in mid-nineteenth century Philadelphia.
Subjects:Women--United States--Social life and customs--19th century | Women--United States--History--19th century | Women--United States--Diaries | Philadelphia (Pa.)
Creator:Hemperley, Harriet
Title:Harriet Hemperley diary
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0035
Abstract:This diary was kept by Harriet Hemperley of Columbia, Pennsylvania, between May 1868 and May 1869. Hemperley recorded her work as a seamstress, social visits, and attendance at various church[...] services and religious meetings.
Subjects:Climatology--Observations--History--19th century | Holiness movement | Women--United States--Diaries | Methodism | More Subjects
Creator:Upson, Lucy E., 1818-1892
Title:Lucy E. Upson diary
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0077
Abstract:These four manuscripts are volumes of Lucy E. Upson’s diary, which describes life in Kosciusko County, Indiana, between 1875 and 1892. Upson remarked on the weather, her chores, visitors, various[...] religious services, and other aspects of rural life.
Subjects:Climatology--Observations--History--19th century | Agriculture | Housekeeping--History--19th century | Women--United States--Diaries | More Subjects
Creator:White, Mary Avery, 1778-1860
Title:Mary Avery White journals
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:Potts, Anna M., 1830-1892
Title:Anna M. Potts diary
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0105
Abstract:This diary was kept by Anna M. Potts of Chester County, Pennsylvania, between January 1, 1860, and February 20, 1861. Potts recorded information related to the weather, illness and death,[...] social visits, her servants, daily work and domestic details, and her Quaker faith.
Subjects:Housekeeping--History--19th century | Women--United States--Diaries | Nervous system--Diseases--History--19th century | Quaker women | More Subjects