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Women -- Maine -- Diaries

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Geneva Bonin Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 1754-sc
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1939, of Geneva Bonin, a resident of Northport, Maine. Entries usually begin with weather, followed by reports of daily life including the activities of her mother, father, son, and husband. Also contains some reports of significant events, recipes, and recording of cash accounts.

Dates: 1939

Diary (1910-1911)

Identifier: SpC MS 1477-sc

A daily diary for 1910-1911 of an unidentified person, probably a woman living in the Houlton, Maine, area. Entries outline the weather of the day, the woman's daily household chores, visits to neighbors and friends, and social activities such as attending plays, concerts, movies, etc.

Dates: 1910-1911

Diary (1948)

Identifier: SpC MS 1467-sc

A daily diary for 1948 of an unidentified person, probably a woman living in the Lewiston, Maine area. Entries indicate the weather of the day and outline the woman's daily chores including working with bees, gathering eggs, gardening, doing household chores, etc.

Dates: 1948

Mrs. John W. Greely Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 1383-sc
Scope and Contents

A diary kept in 1866 by Mrs. John W. Greely of East Corinth, Maine. In it she records the weather each day and outlines her daily activities and those of her husband, John W. Greely, who appears to have been a farmer.

Dates: 1866

Jennie Johnson Diaries

Identifier: SpC MS 1809-sc
Scope and Contents

Pocket diaries of Jennie Johnson, of Freedom, Maine for 1887-1890, and one for 1907 (a year after Jennie's death) kept by one of her daughters, probably Rena Vose who grew up in Thorndike, Maine. Both authors record weather, school attendance, chores, and other daily activities.

Dates: 1887-1890, 1907

Ellen Wight Shields Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0464

The collection contains Shields' diaries from 1955-1972, a small amount of personal correspondence and personal financial information. It also includes many poems and songs written by Ellen Shields.

Dates: 1950-1972