Anonymous Boston Woman Papers
Scope and Content
This manuscript collection contains the diary of a Boston woman who appears to be unmarried and living with her family, covering 1852-1855, scattered. The woman records her work mending men’s coats and domestic obligations, her social engagements, her family’s activities, and occasionally refers to larger events, such as the death of Daniel Webster. Less than half of the diary is filled with entries.
- 1852, 1854, 1855
No restrictions. Open for research.
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0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
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Immediate Aquisition Information
Purchased from Manuscript Americana, December 10, 2004 Peter Christian Pehrson, Director Yale Box 206581 New Haven, Connecticut 06520
- Inventory of Anonymous Boston Woman Papers
- Dania Piscetta
- June 2010
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