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New York (State)--Social life and customs--19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

James W. Alexander Letter to Dr. J. L. Cabell

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00160
Scope and Contents Letter from James W. Alexander, New York, New York with "Seacombe" heading, to his Uncle, Dr.  J.L. Cabell about his daughter' Bessy's wedding and family news.  November 6, 1887.  Some pages missing.

Birdsall and Lockman Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00996
Scope and Contents Diaries and letters, 1860-1878, of Celia Birdsall and her uncle Ephraim Lockman. Diaries date from 1872 and 1878 and were written by Celia Birdsall; in them, she details her personal life, funerals, what she did each day, and friends with which she met. The letters date 1860-1870 and were written by Ephraim Lockman. In them, he discusses his work, opening his own doctor's practice, and his location in the city of Buffalo, New York. Lockman graduated from Western Reserve Medical School. There...

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...

Olmstead Family Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.295
Scope and Contents Diaries of the Olmstead family of Orville, New York ranging from 1878 - 1960. The diaries are predominantly by Ida Olmstead, but there are also diaries by her husband, Arthur Olmstead, her son, Fred Olmstead, and her daughter-in-law, Ruby Olmstead. These diaries primarily give information about the weather, the Olmstead family, friends, local events, and interactions with other residents of Orville. In addition to the diaries, there are two ledgers which presumably deal with Arthur Olmstead's...

Timothy E. Wetmore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2012.143
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters, addresses, compositions, and other material pertaining to Timothy E. Wetmore, a teacher and labor union activist in Wilson, New York. Although the bulk of the material is of a personal nature, there is also material related to the founding of Chapter 67 of the Mechanics' Mutual Protection Association in Wilson, New York, which was founded by Wetmore. Some of the topics discussed in the letters include politics and Henry Clay, local life in and around Wilson,...