Women -- Southern States -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Sources.
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Wordin, Helen "Nellie" Caroline, Diary, 1858-1893
Item — Box B-001552: [Barcode: 32101103190995], Folder: 3
Scope and Contents Consists of a manuscript diary spanning forty-five years in the life of Helen "Nellie" Caroline Wordin (1842- ), an educated, single white woman living in Bridgeport, Connecticut, in the 19th century who attended school in Petersburg, Virginia, during the outbreak of the American Civil War. Wordin began keeping the diary when she was fifteen years old, with early entries documenting school, Congregationalist church activities, social calls with other girls, work with the Ladies...