Asenath Chapin diaries  1840-1863
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Title: Asenath Chapin diaries
Creator: Chapin, Asenath Cargill Capron, 1792-1863
Inclusive dates: 1840-1863
Extent: 30 volumes
Abstract:
This collection contains 25 diaries, 4 ledgers, and one volume of society constitutions kept by Asenath Chapin between 1840 and 1863. Daily diary entries document the everyday life and concerns of a socially active matron in upper-class Providence, Rhode Island, during the pre-Civil War era and the early years of the war.

Language: The material is in English
Repository: William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan
909 S. University Ave.
The University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1190
Phone: 734-764-2347
Web Site: www.clements.umich.edu