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Connecticut--Social life and customs--20th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Diary (Connecticut)

Identifier: SC 01338
Scope and Contents

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

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...

John P. Mason Diary

Identifier: SC 00860
Scope and Contents The following information was provided by the seller and has not been verified: "1913 diary of a man by the name of John P. Mason who was a tobacco farmer from Warehouse Point Connecticut. The diary full of handwritten entries for every day of the year but many of those are about his farming and rather simple entries. He also mentions several names; Joe Kellogg, Kulle, Kinbusch, Thompson, Georgia Parker, Huntley, J. R. Montgomery, Carter, Brainerd, Trombley and...

Munger Family Diaries

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2014.018
Scope and Contents This collection contains 16 diaries kept by members of the Munger family from New Haven, Connecticut and Portland, Oregon. The collection contains information about the social, religious, cultural, and intellectual lives of late 19th- and early 20th-century women, the daily rhythms of their domestic lives and family relations. Twelve of the diaries were kept by Rosanna ("Rose" or Rosa") May Munger from 1886-1945, excluding years...

Carrington Phelps Diary

Identifier: SC 00894
Scope and Contents

Diary of Carrington Phelps, owner of the historic Phelps Tavern of Colebrook, Litchfield County, Connecticut, for the year 1931. In daily entries Phelps describes weather and activities like reading, milking, and sawing timber. For excerpts, provided by the seller, see finding aid link below.