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Journals of Mary Elizabeth Allen Martin, 1864 - 1865

 Sub-Series — Box: 6, Folder: 1-4
Identifier: C-127.I.2

Scope and Contents

Mary Elizabeth Allen Martin (MEM) produced two journals while living in Foochow: the first volume is inscribed "Mrs. M.E.A. Martin's Diary / A present from her husband / Foochow Jan. 1st 1864" and the entries date from Jan. 1, 1864 to May 28th, 1865; the second journal contains attached and loose pressed flowers and leaves, sporadically interspersed among the journal pages. The first few pages hold leaves and flowers taped onto journal pages accompanied by MEM's holograph notes on their meaning. The notes date from Dec. 1864 to Feb. 1865 and reference the burial sites of her late husband Carlos and son John Lucius.

Dates

  • 1864 - 1865

Extent

4 Folders

Language of Materials

English

Repository Details

Part of the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives Repository

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Middlebury College
Davis Family Library
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Middlebury Vermont 05753 United States