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 C: Selections from the Rhode Island Historical Society: Part 2: Selected Collections
This segment includes many women_s diaries and collections of family papers relating to women_s lives in Rhode Island and elsewhere in New England.