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Women--Maryland--Social life and customs

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Ann Lettice Murdoch Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00833
Scope and Contents Diary of Ann Lettice Murdoch (1785-1865) of Frederick County, Maryland. She was the wife of Richard Potts (1786-1865). The diary contains a lot of entries of religious nature as well as aphorisms. In addition, Ann L. Murdoch frequently recorded deaths in her family and community - including the death of black servants - and of friends and family members in other states. She also talks about her church, local politics and mention Richard Potts' and other family members' professional...

Bertha Spandauer Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00644
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1933-1937, of Bertha Spandauer, a teenager from Baltimore, Maryland. Primarily concerns her days at school and her social life, including people with whom she goes on dates. She also describes parties to which she goes and how much alcohol she drinks. She also describes an illness that she has and the steps taken to cure it, including pumping her stomach. She eventually becomes engaged to and marries Jules Mornstein in 1937.

Susan Rebecca Buck Poetry Album

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00846
Scope and Contents Poetry album of Susan Rebecca Buck. The album is designed for the purpose of collecting poems or other writings and the title on the front cover reads "Album of Gems." There are several decorative, pre-printed color images and in one instance a black and white print was glued on top of a handwritten entry. The entries were made by a number of friends and relatives and most are dated and signed either in full names, first name or by initials. Most are addressed to "Dear Sue."...