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Women--History--19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Anonymous Diary with Hannah Moore Transcription, circa 1800-1810

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.087
Scope and Contents Diary, circa 1800-1810, of an unknown author. Part of the diary is a transcription of a work by the conservative social reformer Hannah More (1745-1833), entitled "The Practical Use of Female Knowledge with Sketch of the Female Character and a Comparative View of Sesces (i.e. Sexes)."

Charles Page Bryan Photograph Album: "Some Beautiful Women I Have Known"

 Collection — Box MsV Box 176, Folder: MsV P1
Identifier: Mss. MsV P1
Scope and Contents Photograph album, circa 1865-1920, of Charles Page Bryan entitled "Some Beautiful and Interesting Women I Have Known." The book contains black and white and tinted photographs, cartes-de-visite, and newspaper clippings of hundreds of women including Ethel Barrymore, Sarah Berhardt, Florence (Lathrop) Field Page, Alice (Roosevelt) Longworth, members of royalty, and wives and daughters of diplomats.

Saunders Commonplace Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Co6
Scope and Contents Commonplace book, 1869-1872, of [one of the daughters of James E. Saunders of "Rocky Hill," near Courtland, Ala. ?] which includes lists of books read, poetry, and recipes.

Unknown Woman's Writing Exercise Book

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01579
Scope and Contents Small bound writing book kept by an unknown individual, but most likely a woman related to the family of Robert Anderson Bright (1839-1904). The first entry is a lengthy essay on sincerity. Many of the other entries are copies of poems, sonnets, and some original musings. There are a few entries written in French. Some of the writings are signed by Ella (possibly Eliana Maria Jerdone Southall) and two entries are signed by Helen M. Anderson, Robert Anderson Bright's mother and grandmother,...