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Minnie Clapp Mygatt diaries

 Collection — othertype: DG 89
Identifier: SCPC-DG-089-b


Volume I was written in Paris, April 1879-April 1880. Volume II contains entries by Minnie Clapp Mygatt and a few by her husband during the four years of their marriage (1884-1888) and later entries and revisions during her first years as a widow. Written primarily in New York City, the entries focus on domestic life, love and sexuality, and religion.


  • Creation: 1879-1880, 1884-1900


Language of Material

Some entries in Diary I are in French.

Biographical / Historical

Minnie H. Clapp (1856-1949) was the daughter of Nicholas D. Clapp and Mary MacMahon Clapp. She married D.S. Dickinson Mygatt in 1884. Their children were Tracy Dickinson Mygatt (whose papers are in the Swarthmore College Peace Collection) and Henry R. Mygatt.


2 volumes (2 v.)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Kaufman, Abraham. Method of acquisition--gift; Date of acquisition--1973. Owner--estate of Tracy D. Mygatt..

Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
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