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Document Details


Title: Diary of Maria Mitchell, May, 1857
Document type: Diary
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Alexander Street Press
Collection: The American Civil War: Letters and Diaries (Subscription only)
URL: http://www.alexanderstreet4.com/cgi-bin/asp/cwld/documentidx.pl?aspdocid=S287-D022
Original Language: English
Time span: 1857
Speaker: Mitchell, Maria, 1818-1889
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 01-Aug-1818
Speaker place of birth: Nantucket, MA; Massachusetts; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Astronomer; Librarian; Teacher
Age at speaking: 39
Document location: Charleston, SC
Document date: 01-May-1857
People discussed: Childress, Sarah; Dix, Dorothea Lynde, 1802-1887; Dorothea Dix; Polk, Mrs. James K.; Polk, Sarah Childress, 1803-1891; Sarah Childress Polk
Locations discussed: Charleston, SC; Kentucky; Mammoth Cave, KY; North America; South Carolina; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Charleston, SC; Childress, Sarah; Dix, Dorothea Lynde, 1802-1887; Dorothea Dix; Kentucky; Mammoth Cave, KY; North America; Polk, Mrs. James K.; Polk, Sarah Childress, 1803-1891; Sarah Childress Polk; South Carolina; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: African-Americans; Agriculture; Economics; Entertainment and recreation; Ethnic groups; Local customs; Slavery; Slaves; Social calls; Sociology; Tourist attractions; Travel
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S287-D022-309