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Mary H. Akin Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00870

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

Diary of Mary H. Akin (b. circa 1835) of New Bedford, Massachusetts. She began her diary on October 7th, 1875 and ended it on August 20th, 1876.

Entries comment on day-to-day occurences, family and social life. Some of the entries (going to Friends meetings) suggest that she may have been a Quaker. Also included is the description of a trip to Detroit and Chicago.

For a listing of names mentioned in the diary and selected excerpts, both provided by the seller, see Finding Aid link below.

Dates

  • 1875-1876

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Biographical Information:

Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki:

Extent

0.01 Linear Foot

Acquisition Information:

Purchase.

Physical Description

1 volume, 18 cm x 21 cm (82 pp.)

Processing Information:

Accessioned and minimally processed in July 2010 by Ute Schechter, Warren E. Burger Archivist.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Mary H. Akin Diary
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Ute Schechter, Warren E. Burger Archivist.
Date
2010-07-21
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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