Matilda Baker diary


Creator: Baker, Matilda
Date(s): 1854-1880
Call Number: MSS 0097, Item 0089
Language: Materials entirely in English.
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.
Physical Description: 1 volume (138 leaves) 18 cm
Immediate Source of Acquisition: Gift of Samuel Moyerman, 1972
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