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Title
Delia Locke Diary 1857
Creator
Locke, Delia
Date Created and/or Issued
1857-01-01T08:00:00Z
Publication Information
Scholarly Commons
Contributing Institution
University of the Pacific
Collection
Delia Locke Diaries
Rights Information
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Description
The Delia Locke Diaries are part of the Locke-Hammond Family Papers. In addition to the diaries, these papers include a broad range of materials on the family and Lockeford, California, the town they founded in the 1850s. Delia (Hammond) Locke was the matriarch of the family. Born in 1832, she married Dr. Dean Jewett Locke and moved to California in 1855. That same year Delia began keeping a daily diary. Her diaries from 1855 to 1918 have been digitized to create this online collection. The diaries provide a remarkable documentation of life in rural northern California in the 19th century. The daily happenings of Delia's life and the Lockeford community are recorded, including the activities of church and temperance organizations as well as the Mokelumne River Ladies' Sewing Circle. Nearly every entry begins with temperature recordings taken at sunrise (written as "T.S.R"), 2 PM, and Sunset (written as "S.S."). To see additional years of the Delia Locke Diaries, click here to return to the homepage: http://scholarlycommons.pacific.edu/dld/
Type
text
Identifier
http://demo.uop.bepress.com/delia/1
http://scholarlycommons.pacific.edu/dld1857/
Language
English
Subject
Delia Locke
Diaries
Women
Diarist
California
Locke-Hammond Family Papers
Lockeford
Dean Jewett Locke
Rural life
Rural California
19th Century
Church
Temperance organizations
Mokelumne River Ladies' Sewing Circle
Temperature recordings
Journal
Source
Delia Locke Test

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