Journal for the year 1857


Creator: Weatherly, Mary A. H., active 1856-1860
Date(s): 1857
Call Number: MSS 0097, Item 0039
Language: Materials entirely in English.
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.
Physical Description: 1 volume (approximately 170 pages) 21 cm
Source: Purchase, 1955.
Processing: Processed and Encoded by Kate Hand, September 2007. Updated by E. Evan Echols, April 2014. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard