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Henry Russell diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-060

Scope and Content note

This collection is composed of the single handwritten diary of Henry Russell. Entries describe social calls, attendance at Quaker Meetings, personal and religious reflection, prayers, and reminiscences about his wife.

Dates

  • 1858-1861

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical note

Henry Russell (1814-1899) was born on July 31st, 1814 in Providence, Rhode Island, the son of Henry Russell and Content Wing Russell. He married Mary Mitchell in 1842, and the couple had two daughters: Mary Starbuck Russell (1844-1905) and Sarah Howland Russell (1847-1848). Russell died in Sandwhich, Massachusetts on April 6th, 1899 at the age of 84.

Extent

0.06 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language

English

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related materials

  • MC 1130 Rufus Matthew Jones papers
  • MC 1174 Douglas V. Steere and Dorothy M. Steere papers

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed July 2015.
Title
Henry Russell diary, 1858-1861
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
July 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Undetermined
Script of description
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Language of description note
English

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