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Lydia L. Rawlins Papers

 Unprocessed — Box: 3, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSS 0383

Content Description

This collection contains Lydia Rawlins' manuscript diary, accompanied by two letters written to Lydia Rawlins. Lydia Rawlins was a schoolteacher and daughter of a preacher who lived in Manila, Indiana. When the diary begins she is teaching in Addison, Township in Shelby County, Indiana. Lydia was very religious and held anti-slavery views. Her diary covers the tension within her church regarding the issue of slavery and how the issue affected her faith.

Restrictions Apply



  • 1845



0.01 Linear Feet (1 folder)