|American Women's Letters & Diaries: A
Featured Online Collections
Extracts from Journal of Elizabeth Drinker, part of the African in America [PBS], includes Drinker's observations on the effects of the Yellow Fever epidemic of 1793.
See the theme issue on Elizabeth Drinker in Pennsylvania History 68 (October 2001).
The Elizabeth Murray Project [California State University, Long Beach] includes a variety of primary sources (letters, advertisements, portraits), an overview of Murray's life, and teaching resources.
Dewees's journal from Philadelphia to Kentucky is part of the The First
American West: The Ohio River Valley, 1750-1820.
The Papers of John Jay include numerous letters to and from Jay's wife, Sarah.
Martha Ballard's Diary
Samuel & Sarah Wait Collection [Wake Forest University Library] includes Sarah [Sally] Wait's journal from 1815 to 1817.
Hannah Valentine and Lethe Jackson Slave Letters, 1837-1838 [Special Collections Library at Duke University]
Latta Family Letters, 1824-1830 [online]. Charlotte: University of North Carolina, 1999. Available from: http://libweb.uncc.edu/archives/latta/.
Patients' Voices in Early
19th Century Virginia
Letters to Doct. Carmichael and Son [online]. Charlottesville: Claude
Moore Health Sciences Library, University of Virginia, 2005. Available
The Abby Hill collection [The University of Puget Sound] includes Hill's diary from 1905, as well as 44 of her paintings.
From Pi Beta Phi
to Arrowmont [online]. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Libraries,
. Available from: http://www.lib.utk.edu/arrowmont/index.html.
Schoedler (1891-1963) [online]. In Women Working,
Mass.: Harvard University Library,
2005. In her 1914 diary, Schoedler describes her work as a secretary in
New York City, her social life, and her athletic activities.
Papers Online includes correspondence about Bacon's life as an art
student and artist at Port Jefferson, Long Island (1914), at the Art
Student's League in New York City (1915-1920), summers in Provincetown,
Massachusetts (1915-1917), and the Woodstock artists' colony (1919-1927).
Doughnuts and a Witty Line of Chatter: The Photos and Letters of Helen
Stevenson Meyner in Japan and Korea, 1950-1952 [
Lafayette College Special Collections and College Archives]
and the Albany Movement In Music of Social
Change. Atlanta: Emory University, .
Bolton, Pioneer Feminist [Florida Memory Project] includes an overview
of Bolton's work for women's rights, pro and con letters about the "men
only" lunch sections, photographs of Bolton, and lesson plans for grades