Diaries (Belknap County, New Hampshire and Virginia)
Scope and Contents
Diaries, 1866-1867 and 1869, New Hampshire and Virginia of mother and daughter (Fannie Fuller?). The family lived near Laconia, N.H. and the mother spent part of 1866 in Virginia. Both women were textile workers and there is mentioning of work in a mill and working on socks in the house as well. The daughter's husband (Thomas Fuller?) seems to have worked in the textile mill, an iron mill and also raised livestock. Both diaries contain cash accounts which show expenses for food and textile supplies and money earned. The entries are brief and mention weather, work, chores, church and health, and comment on the mother's stay in Virginia.
For a more detailed description, and brief excerpts, provided by the seller, see finding aid link below. The seller also provided the names.
- Creation: 1866-1867, 1869
- Fuller, Fannie (Person)
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Accessioned and minimally described in April 2010 by Ute Schechter, Warren E. Burger Archivist. Further description by Marty Limber, SCRC Staff, in April-May 2010.
Genre / Form
- New Hampshire--Social life and customs--19th century
- Virginia--Social life and customs--19th century
- Guide to the Diaries (Belknap Co., N.H. and Va.)
- SCRC staff
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- The collection description/finding aid is written in English