Sarah Upton Bowerman diary
Scope and Contents
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, descriptions of meetings attended in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, family news, and social calls.
- Bowerman, Sarah Upton (Person)
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Sarah Upton Bowerman (1809-?) was born July 30, 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.
0.0040 Linear Feet (1 volume)
The diary begins with a description of Bowerman's childhood and early adulthood. Entries are composed of religious reflection, descriptions of meetings attended in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, family news, and social calls.
The Sarah Upton Bowerman diary was donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 1949 by L. Arnold Post.
Processed by Kara Flynn; completed August, 2015.
- Sarah Upton Bowerman diary, 1841-1868
- Kara Flynn
- August, 2015
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