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Diaries of Elizabeth Duncan

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS A26
Overview

Three diaries kept by Elizabeth Duncan in the mid 1860s, both while she lived in Lawrence, Kansas and while she traveled overland from Lawrence to San Jose, California in 1867. Typical entries may include discussion of the weather, Duncan's daily activities, information about her family and friends or acquaintances who came to visit or wrote, and her own spiritual and emotional states.

Dates: 1864 - 1868

"Diary of daily life, Lawrence, Kansas: Elizabeth Duncan in 1864"

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P753
Overview This 34-page typescript contains the text of an article by Katie H. Armitage, entitled "Elizabeth 'Bettie' Duncan: Diary of Daily Life, 1864," which was published in the Winter 1987/1988 edition (pages 275-289) of Kansas History, a journal of the Kansas State Historical Society. The manuscript describes and includes excerpts from the 1864 diary of Lawrence, Kansas pioneer Elizabeth "Bettie" Duncan. The collection also includes a...
Dates: January 1987

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Lawrence (Kan.) -- History 1
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