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Diaries (Livingston County, N.Y.)

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01330

Scope and Contents

Diaries, 1846-1861, of an unidentified woman of Lakeville, Livingston County in New York State. Other place names mentioned most frequently: East Avon, Albion and Lima and Lakeville Rd. in Avon. The writers mentions the last names of her relatives as Stevens, Jones and Hicks. She also has a sister named Nancy and a brother Charles.

The writers describes her chores, like candle making, soap making, spinning and weaving and social calls, health and medical treatments and taking care of sick community members. Also mentioned is a trip to Niagara Falls in the 1840s.

For excerpts, provided by the seller, please see finding aid link below.

Dates

  • 1846-1861

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.

Extent

0.03 Linear Feet

Acquisition Information:

Purchase.

Processing Information:

Accessioned and minimally processed in November 2009 by Ute Schechter, Warren E. Burger Archivist.
Title
Guide to the Diaries (Livingston County, N.Y.)
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Ute Schechter.
Date
2009-11-19
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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