Women -- United States -- Social life and customs
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
This collection is comprised of the single volume, anonymous "American Ladies Pocket Book" for 1799. The small printed volume includes an almanac, lyrics to popular songs, dance steps, rules concerning dress and conversation, and short stories about various moral topics. Many of the entries in the blank pages of the pocket book record amounts paid for various dry goods, and are dated from 1815-1817.
This collection includes three bound volumes of handwritten transcriptions and extracts of Ann Head Warder’s diaries, originally written between 1786 and 1789. The transcriptions were written by later family members during the 19th century. Diary entries describe Ann’s voyage to America and her travels within New York and Pennsylvania, including people she met, Quaker meetings she attended, and social calls made during her travels.