Women -- Pennsylvania -- 20th century -- Diaries
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 2017-020
Content Description The papers of Belle Hauser (c. 1860s-1950s), a teacher in Pennsylvania, are composed of six diaries, dated 1909 to 1943; eight letters of correspondence, dating from 1937 to 1955; four pages of undated personal writings; and two newspaper clippings, both dated sometime after February 26, 1949. The diaries contain short sentences describing each day. Hauser used one diary for multiple years, using the same page for each year, adding on below the previous entry. The new entries are dated,...
Collection — Box MISC-14, Folder: MSS-0139
Content Description The collection of three diaries belonging to Hagar Miller Lillico of Coatesville, Pennsylvania include two from 1907 and 1908 when she was around 23 years old and living with her parents and the third diary is from 1947 after she has married. The diary entries document activities of her daily life as a young woman and in middle age. The major event of the 1907 diary is her mother's ongoing illness and death in October 1907, which results in many diary entries about loneliness and sadness....