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Indiana--Social life and customs--19th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Tillotson Diary

Identifier: SC 01034
Scope and Contents Diary, 1848-1858, of Charles Tillotson of Elkhart, Indiana. Includes detailed entries about key events in Tillotson's life. There is a description Tillotson leaving school and returning to Elkhart, Indiana, from Cleveland, Ohio, including details about jobs he worked on the way. Tillotson also went on a 2,400 mile trip across the country looking for work, eventually being trained as a tinsmith. Finally, Tillotson writes about the death of his friend Charles Beldon, who claims that he was...
Dates: 1848-1858

Wasson-Cox Diary

Identifier: SC 00453
Scope and Contents Diary, 1826-1946, of Lydia Wasson (1800-1853) of North Carolina and La Porte, Indiana, her daughter Charlotte Wasson Cox, and her grandson William Wasson Cox (b. 1857). At the beginning of the diary, Lydia Wasson, a devout Quaker, chronicles her life from birth to 1826 when the regular diary entries begin. Toward the end of her life she dictated her entries to her daughter, who after her mother's death continued to write in the diary a few more times at irregular intervals. Charlotte Wasson...
Dates: 1826-1946; Majority of material found in 1826-1853