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Transcription of Anna Burdsall's Journal. Digital Format.

 Item — Box: 19, Folder: 7
Identifier: id306049

Scope and Contents

Transcription and annotation of Diary by William & Mary student Emily Peterson.  Available in electronic form only. Diary, 1840-1841, of Anna Burdsall of Rahway, New Jersey. In her diary, Burdsall described her daily routine while traveling along the Eastern and Midwestern part of the United States. Burdsall makes references to her family, the various people she met, modes of transportation, and the local culture of the places she traveled.


  • Creation: 1750-1871


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From the Collection: 15.00 Linear Feet

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Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository