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Box 3


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Mary E. Teller Diaries, Books, and Cards, 1900 - 1904

 Item — Box: 3
Identifier: MSS 0282- Series 3- Item Item 1-8
Scope and Contents This collection of diaries and memorandum books belonged to Mary E. (Morey) Teller, wife of Daniel V. Teller, living in Lyons, Wayne County, New York. Daniel Teller was a nurseryman, fanning mill manufacturer, Erie Canal superintendent, and a one-time post master of Lyons, New York. Mary Teller wrote diaries for the years 1873-1882, 1884-1885, 1887-1889, 1891-1894, 1896-1898, 1900-1904, and two memorandum books (1852-1863 and 1865-1878).In her diaries, Mary Teller describes an...
Dates: 1900 - 1904

Ruby Jewell Diary, 1877

 Item — Box: 3
Identifier: MSS 0282- Series 3- Item Item 9
Scope and Contents This diary belonged to school teacher Ruby Jewell whose family emigrated to California from Vermont in the late 1850s or early 1860s. Entries include family news, teaching in school, giving music lessons, making a bead garret, church activities, trips to nearby cities, going to the theater and opera house, singing, dancing. The last few pages record money spent on various items such as corsets, lemons, ribbons, and peaches.Diary includes pages of the San Francisco Directory...
Dates: 1877

Sadie Pierce Diary, 1905

 Item — Box: 3
Identifier: MSS 0282- Series 3- Item Item 10
Scope and Contents This diary belonged to Katie Pierce, an older woman living with relatives. The first half details life in Lancaster, Massachusetts. Entries provide information about social calls, housework, physical ailments, Sabbath School, sweing , berrying parties, quilting bees, going to hear a missionary from Africa speak, and town gatherings. Other towns mentioned in the first half include South Lancaster, Clinto, and Berry Hill.The second half of the diray detail life after Pierce moves...
Dates: 1905

Jewell Diary, 1866

 Item — Box: 3
Identifier: MSS 0282- Series 3- Item Item 11
Scope and Contents

This diary is believed to be from a member of the Jewell Family living in Redwood City, California but it is not clear who is the actual author. The first section contains a San Francisco Directory. Entries describe family news, weather, daily activities, going to church, going to a ball, working in the family grinding/flour mill, gardening, trips to San Mateo, Petaluma, and San Francisco.

Dates: 1866