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New York (N.Y.)--History--19th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Eliza Howe Evertson Saltus commonplace book

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0065

This commonplace book was compiled by Eliza Howe Evertson Saltus in the mid-nineteenth century and passed on to her son Edgar Saltus. The volume contains clippings of poetry, short stories, news, and local events taken from various sources as well as handwritten notes and passages from various works such as Hamlet and the Bible.

Dates: after 1826

Journal of Ella Pultz Kimball

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0048

This diary was kept by Ella Pultz Kimball from May 8, 1881, to May 31, 1883. The 262 page volume documents the daily social and domestic activities of a wealthy New York City-area family in the early 1880s.

Dates: 1881 May 8-1887 November 2

Diary of George G. Needham

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0054

This five-volume private diary documents the life of New York City resident George G. Needham, who began the diary at age thirteen and kept it until he was twenty-two, giving a description of the everyday life and physical geography of New York in the mid-nineteenth century.

Dates: 1855 April 19-1864 July 24