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Mary Kite commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-060

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Mary Kite, which includes extracts from her diary, correspondence, and an account of a religious visit to North Carolina. Diary entries concern family news, as well as Kite's attendance at Quaker meetings and social events.

Dates

  • 1831-1851

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Mary Kite (1792-1861) was born on July 7, 1792, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Benjamin and Rebecca Kite. She died in Birmingham, Pennsylvania, on March 22, 1861.

Extent

0.04 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language

English

Overview

The commonplace book of Mary Kite includes extracts from her diary, correspondence, and an account of a religious visit to North Carolina. Diary entries concern family news, as well as Kite's attendance at Quaker meetings and social events.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related Materials

  • HC.MC.1111 Sharpless-Kite family papers
  • HC.MC.1178 Walton-Kite family papers

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed December, 2015.
Title
Mary Kite commonplace book, 1831-1851
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
December, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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