Diaries of Nena H. Bailey, 1896-1920
Diaries of Nena H. Bailey.
- Bailey, Nena H., , 1871- (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials in English.
Access. Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright. The diaries created by Nena H. Bailey are in the public domain. Copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.
Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.
Collection consists of two diaries written by Nena H. Bailey: one with entries copied from diaries, 1896-1916; the other from 1920. Bailey details social life, sickness, death; household activities such as soap making, quilting, smoking meat, etc.; home improvements including installing a telephone, wood furnace, Phelps carbide gas machine, bathroom, and piano; also contains financial records.
Nena H. Bailey was born in 1871. She lived in Knox County, Illinois, near Yates City.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Accession number: 2009-M26
The diaries of Nena H. Bailey were acquired by the Schlesinger Library from Dan Casavant in 2009.
Existence and Location of Copies
Digital Surrogates of the items in this collection are available through the Adam Matthew online database Gender: Identity and Social Change (Access restricted to subscribing institutions).
Processed: February 2009
By: Anne Engelhart
Updated and additional description added: March 2022
By: Cat Lea Holbrook
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- Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
- Language of description
- Processing of this collection was made possible by gifts from the Zetlin Sisters Fund, the Jane Rainie Opel ’50 Fund, and the Gerard Schlesinger Library Fund.
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