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Diary (Connecticut)

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01338
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Five Year Diary, 1945-1949 by an unidentified author.  The entries describe activities typical of a homemaker, which suggests that the writer was a woman.

Entries were made on a daily basis and describe weather, cooking and baking, social visits, health, trips, etc.  Although no place of residence is given, place names mentioned in the entries like Bridgewater, Bridgeport, Terryville, New Haven, and Roxbury, suggest Connecticut as the writer's state of residence.

Bertha Ellithorpe Greaves Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00156
Scope and Contents Diaries, 1894-1950, of Bertha Ellithorpe Greaves of West Stafford, Connecticut. The first volume is an autograph book, circa 1890s, from when Greaves was in high school, and contains the autographs and addresses of schoolmates, friends, and neighbors. There is also a hospital diary, 1942, from Greaves' stay in Johnson Memorial Hospital in Stafford Springs, Connecticut. Includes the name of her doctor, her nurses, and a list of visitors. Finally, there are diaries, 1936-1950, which include...

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