Women--United States--History--19th century
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Mss. MsV As1
Identifier: Mss. MsV D33
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 in...
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.
Identifier: Mss. MsV Co1
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2008.55
Scope and Contents This collection comprises letters sent primarily to and from Annie and Nellie Pease. They are from local friends and schoolmates as well as members of the Pease family who are situated for the most part in Bangor and Cornish, Maine. The letters deal with the personal lives of a close social network of young girls and their families who stay in touch after their graduation from school. The subjects of the letters range from classes, teachers and vacation plans to what is going on in the local...
Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 P875
Scope and Contents Letters and papers of Charles Leven Powell, his wife Selina (Lloyd) Powell and children of Loudoun County, Virginia; Henry, Illinois; Winchester, Virginia; and Alexandria, Virginia. There are also included papers of Charles Leven Powell's father, Cuthbert Powell. Prominent correspondents include Johns Hopkins, Eleanor Agnes Lee, Fitzhugh Lee, George Washington Custis Lee, Mary Anna Randolph (Custis) Lee, Hunter Holmes McGuire and James Monroe. Letters concern Robert Young...
Identifier: SC 00141
Content Description Collection of certificates, announcements, a program of instruction, graduating exercises programs, a 1895- 1896 catalog, and two photographs of the Ryland Institute in Berkley, Virginia. The catalog was printed in 1895 by Fenn and Owen, Printers and Binders, Petersburg, Va. It lists the instructors of all departments, board of trustee members, and students for the session of 1894- 1895 along with their areas of education. It also lists all of the graduate from the years previous to...
Identifier: Mss. MsV D32