The Resource Eleanor McCartney Collection

Eleanor McCartney Collection

Label
Eleanor McCartney Collection, 1891-1892
Title
Eleanor McCartney Collection
Inclusive dates
1891-1892
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Series 1, Diary of Eleanor McCartney -- Series 2, Personal items
  • The Eleanor McCartney Collection, 1891-1892, consists of one series with two folders containing the personal diary and items of Eleanor McCartney. The diary spans the years of 1891 and 1892, in which Eleanor recorded daily entries describing her activities, family and friends, and religious thoughts and beliefs. She discusses the weather and people in her community often. Her religious attitude is extremely prominent, as she discusses Bible verses and debates theological ideas in almost every entry. Accompanying the diary are a postcard from Bridgewater, VA, a small notebook with some various writing, and an envelope that contained three recipes
Biographical or historical data
Eleanor McCartney was a young girl in the Winchester, VA, area near the end of the 19th century.
Cataloging source
VMC
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Eleanor McCartney Collection
Link
http://www.lib.jmu.edu/special/manuscripts/5042eleanormccartney.aspx
Control code
844349858
Extent
1 half Hollinger box.
Governing access note
For use, see Special Collections or Reference librarian

Library Locations

    • Special Collections Research CenterBorrow it
      Carrier Library Second Floor Room 203, MSC 1704, 880 Madison Drive, Harrisonburg, VA, 22807, US
      38.438299 -78.8741916
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