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Louise D. Lee Diary

An inventory of her item at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Lee, Louise D.
Title: Louise D. Lee Diary
Inclusive Dates: 1854
Quantity: 1 v. (SC)
Abstract: Diary of a schoolgirl from South Royalton and Windsor, Vermont.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Louise D. Lee (fl. 1854) was an American schoolgirl living in South Royalton and Windsor, Vermont during the mid-19th century.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Louise D. Lee Diary contains a single diary of the Vermont schoolgirl from 1854. The diary is signed "Louise D. Lee, from Uncle John, Christmas, South Royalton, December 25, 1853" and is labeled "Confidential." The front of the diary contains features such as an almanac and calendar for 1854, as well as a directory to hotels in New York City, a table of legal rates of interest, and a list of Presidents of the United States.

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Access Restrictions

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Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings


Lee, Louise D. -- Diaries.


Girls -- Diaries.

Genres and Forms


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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Louise D. Lee Diary
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Finding Aid Information

Created by: LDC
Date: 02 Dec 2008
Revision history:

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SC 263 Diary 1854

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