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Women Diaries

Identifier: MSS 0282- Series 3

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

This collection consists of diaries from a variety to women ranging in age from youth to adult. Many diaries in the collection describe the daily lives of the indviduals and their family members, social and religious activities, school activities, and travels throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. A few of the diaries contain entries relating to the US Civil War and WWI. The collection also consists of books owned by the diarists, day books for businesses owned by the diarists or their family members, and an Austrian recipe book. The collection is representative of most regions of the US including the states of California, Illinios, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.


  • 1849 - 1925
  • Other: Date acquired: 2002 February 11

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 5.73 Linear Feet (13 boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives Repository

P.O. Box 26170
320 College Ave.
Greensboro NC 27402-6170 US