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New England Women and Their Families in the 18th and 19th Centuries: Personal Papers, Letters, and Diaries offers researchers a rich assortment of primary sources on everyday life in 18th- and 19th-century New England. These family papers reveal the relationships and experiences of mothers and fathers, wives and husbands, sisters and brothers, students and teachers, friends and lovers. With this collection, researchers can explore the private side of the economic, political, and intellectual energies that made New England such an influential region. Series A: Manuscript Collections from the American Antiquarian Society: Part 1: Selected New England Collections As many as five generations of a single family are present in this edition, with collections dating as early as the mid-18th century and as late as the early 20th century. Taken together, the collections provide research opportunities on family life and gender studies from the colonial through the early national, Victorian, and incipient modern periods. In addition, there are opportunities for comparative studies among the generations. With this collection, researchers will gain rare insight into the changing roles, status, and mentalities of both men and women over more than two centuries.

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