Ella Lockwood Diary
Scope and Contents
Diary, 1874 kept by a girl in southwest Albany, New York. Ella Lockwood was 11 when she started the diary, and turned 12 on 27 August, 1874. The entry for that day reads: "Miss Ella Lockwood's birthday today. 12 years old. Went to school today, didn't get whiped [sic] either."
Her entries are brief and record the weather, school days, meals and family members' illnesses. She also records her chores, visitors to the house, work done by family members and other around the house, gifts received for holidays, trips to town, meetings attended by family members, etc.
For excerpts from the diary provided by the seller, see Box List link below.
- Creation: 1874
- Lockwood, Ella, b. 1862 (Person)
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Accessioned and processed in May 2009 by Ute Schechter.
Genre / Form
- Guide to the Ella Lockwood Diary
- Finding Aid Authors: Ute Schechter.
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- The collection description/finding aid is written in English