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Women--Social life and customs.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Charlotte Emily Addis Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01602
Scope and Contents Diary of about 100 pages in which Addis records her thoughts and daily activities. Throughout the journal, Addis reports on many books she reads and her impression of them and her interactions with friends, and her career aspirations at a law firm where she works. Addis also writes at length about her feelings and her discovery of her sexual identity as a lesbian. She chronicles her relationship with her neighbor, a married woman named Peg and also other relationships with other women. ...

Marion Grundy Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01562
Scope and Contents Diary, formerly mis-titled the Godfrey Alaine Diary. Daily entries by Marion Grundy, a wife of a reverend in the Chicago area of Illinois. All entires are in the first person so discerning her name came from research into the birth and death, and marriage between her and her spouse, Harry. In the four year diary, Marion writes about all seven of her children's birthdays, events of her family, friends, and parishoners, and locations where she is at the time of her entires. Sadly, she also...

Rathbun Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00020
Scope and Contents The collection consists mostly of love letters between Ella-May Abbott of New Orleans, Louisiana and Walter James Rathbun who is based in ship ports in the United States, Europe, Nicaragua and the Panama Canal Zone.  Letters from Walter Rathbun’s Mother, Mrs. J. Baird of Floral Park, New Jersey and other family members are included. Ella-May and Walter begin a correspondence courtship in 1916, then breakup in 1919. They begin writing to each other again in 1926 and finally marry...