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Identifier: SC 00741
Scope and Contents
Lucy P. Ruddy’s journal is a small one, only covering the period from January 1 - August 3, 1893. The faintly lined pages are unnumbered, except for a few that Lucy numbered at the beginning (pages 1 - 13). She began this journal as a young woman living in late 19th century New England, apparently in or near Lynn, Massachusetts. On her title page, she displayed her name “Lucy P. Ruddy,” the year
“1893,” and a solemn declaration, ”This year for Christ,” followed by her initials....
- Subject: Women--Diaries
- Subject: Massachusetts--Social life and customs
- Subject: United States -- Religion -- 19th century