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Document Details


Title: Diary of Maria Mitchell, March, 1858
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-D037
Original Language: English
Time span: 1858
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: 40
Document location: Rome, Latium, Italy
Document date: 21-Mar-1858
People discussed: Akers, Benjamin Paul, 1825-1861; Angelo Secchi; Benjamin Paul Akers; Fairfax, Mary; Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642; Galileo Galilei; Greig, Mary Fairfax; Greig, Mrs. Samuel; Harriet Hosmer; Hosmer, Harriet, 1830-1908; Mary Fairfax Greig Somerville; Secchi, Angelo, 1818-1878; Somerville, Mary Fairfax Greig, 1780-1872; Somerville, Mrs. William
Organizations discussed: Collegio Romano Observatory, Rome, Italy
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Akers, Benjamin Paul, 1825-1861; Angelo Secchi; Benjamin Paul Akers; Collegio Romano Observatory, Rome, Italy; Fairfax, Mary; Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642; Galileo Galilei; Greig, Mary Fairfax; Greig, Mrs. Samuel; Harriet Hosmer; Hosmer, Harriet, 1830-1908; Mary Fairfax Greig Somerville; Secchi, Angelo, 1818-1878; Somerville, Mary Fairfax Greig, 1780-1872; Somerville, Mrs. William
Topics discussed - Other terms: Acquaintances; Astronomers; Astronomy; Ethnic groups; Gender discrimination; Intellectual life; Italian people; Relationships; Science and Technology; Scottish people; Sculptors; Sociology
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S287-D037-309