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Jean Smith and Edward Smith Diaries, 1883

Jean Smith and Edward Smith Diaries, 1883
Mss. Acc. 2012.058
0.1 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents
Diaries, 1883, of Jean Smith and Edward Smith, siblings of Hawley, Minnesota. Edward Smith's diary primarily concern his school activities, jobs which he performs around the town, and interactions he has with members of the community. Jean Smith's diary primarily concerns the sickness and death of Edward Smith and her family's reaction to his death. There is also a letter of condolence, dated 7 March 1883, written by Jean Smith's uncle to her father, Oscar Smith. Finally, there are calling cards for Jean Smith and Edward Smith.
Smith, Jean
Smith, Edward W. (1869-1883)
Minnesota--Social life and customs
Teenage boys--Diaries
Teenage boys--Minnesota
Teenage girls--Diaries

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Preferred Citation
Jean Smith and Edward Smith Diaries, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
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