In Our Own Words: New England Diaries, 1600 to the Present - Vol 2 Neighborhoods, War, Travel, and History

In Our Own Words: New England Diaries, 1600 to the Present - Vol 2 Neighborhoods, War, Travel, and History

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The Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife Annual Proceedings 2006/2007

This publication is a collection of papers presented in June of 2006/2007. This publication is a continuation of the presentations on New England diaries from urban and rural settings and wartime.  

The following is a list of the title and author of each paper:

 A Neighborhood of Diaries: North Pomfrit, Vermont by Cameron Clifford

Soul Searching: Ten Diaries from Otisfield, Maine by Jean F. Hankins

“I am going to tell the truth in this diary though it may sound rather conceited”: Truth, Courtship, and Female Identity in the Diary of Marian Lawrence Peabody by Margaret Lowe

A Face in the Crowd by Jane C. Nylander

 A Soldier of the Empire: The French and Indian War Journal of Abner Barrows, 1756-1758 by Len Travers

 The Diary of Private Josiah Atkins: Death and Military Diaries during the American Revolutionary War by Philip C. Mead

A Trial in Paper: Thomas Minor’s Diary and the Evolution of Travel in New England, 1653-1684 by Katherine A. Grandjean

Orra White Hitchcock’s European Diary, 1850 by Robert L. Herbert

#Demure Quakeress”: Rebecca Kinsman in China, 1843-1847 by Kimberly Sayre Alexander

Job Scott’s Last Journey: The 1973 Journal of a Rhode Island Quaker by Marnie Miller-Gutsell

The Walkers Built Their Farm: The Motivation for Nineteenth-Century New England Farmstead Reform by Thomas C. Hubka

Painting the Scene: Women, Men, and the Work of Whaling aboard the Ship Nauticon, 1848-1853 by Rebecca L. Zeidel

“Bound for Desolation”: Charles Kennon’s Journal aboard the Bark Laurens by Deborah J.

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