Women -- Maine -- Diaries
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Geneva Bonin Diary
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.
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.
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.
Mrs. John W. Greely Diary
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.
Jennie Johnson Diaries
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.
Ellen Wight Shields Papers
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.