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Anne Christian Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV D33
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1877 October 11-December 17, of Anne Christian of [Richmond, Va. ?] The diary includes a description of Rutherford B. Hayes to the Virginia State Fair; and discusses the courtship of friends.

Elizabeth C. Chaplin Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00779
Scope and Contents Diary of Elizabeth C. Chaplin of Ipswich, Massachusetts, 1862, that reflects strong political opinions and abolitionist conviction. The following is excerpted for the description of the seller: "She was an active Republican and supporter of President Abraham Lincoln and went to plays and meeting with strong Abolitionists messages. In the very first entry she says, “she took the cars to Boston. My niece Mary Story met with me to see the play called the Octagon, preformed. It represented life...

A. E. C. Hughes Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV D31
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1866 January 1-November 30, of [A. E. C. Hughes ?] of Richmond, Virginiaa. which describes visiting, weather, clothing, and a New Years Day Celebration. The volume also includes poetry, and other writings which were copied from other sources.

Mattie J. West Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV D32
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1869-1871, of Mattie J. West, a teacher, at Gravel Hill, Buckingham County, Virginia. The volume discusses her work, religion, and includes poetry and recipes.