This collection is composed of the single, handwritten volume of Sarah Upton Bowerman's diary. The diary begins with a description of Bowerman's childhood and early adulthood. Entries are composed of religious reflection, and descriptions of meetings attended in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, family news, and social calls.
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Sarah Upton Bowerman (1809-?) was born July 30th, 1809 in Hudson, Massachusetts, the daughter of George and Amy Upton. Bowerman's father died when she was an infant, and her widowed mother spent her life teaching school to support the family. When Bowerman left school at 18, she too taught school. While Bowerman joined the Hicksites for a time during the early years of seperation, she later became a Jehovah's witness. Bowerman married Joseph Bowerman.
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Sarah Upton Bowerman diary (HC.MC.975.01.008), Quaker & Special Collections, Haverford College, Haverford, PA. http://archives.tricolib.brynmawr.edu/repositories/5/resources/773 Accessed December 15, 2019.