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TitleMargaret Chancey Diary
CreatorsChancey, Margaret Mayo, 1871-1941
DescriptionDiary kept by Margaret Mayo, a young woman in her mid-twenties during the year 1897. It contains a brief entry for each day; notes ordinary events in the life of a young woman living in St. John's Newfoundland as the end of a century approached. She records the weather, what she did each day, shopping expeditions, church services, tea parties, staying at home with her mother. Her literacy and writing ability attest to a good education. Of interest to social historians, students of autobiography and women's studies, and anyone interested in the life of a young woman in the St. John's of 1897.
SubjectChancey, Margaret Mayo, 1871-1941
Gower Street Methodist Church (St. John's, N.L.)
St. John's (N.L.)--Social life and customs
Physical Description[35 p.]
LocationCanada--Newfoundland and Labrador--Avalon Peninsula--St. John's
Time Period1897
19th Century
Resource TypeManuscript
FormatImage/jpeg; Application/pdf
SourceOriginal held in the Archives and Special Collections Division.
Finding Aid
CollectionArchives - Digitized Collections
RepositoryMemorial University of Newfoundland. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Division
CONTENTdm file name41.cpd