In Her Own Right

Martha Schofield diary, 1862-1863

Image A00180652 000b lg
Date created 1862-02-01 - 1863-01-31
Creator Schofield, Martha
Description Diary of Martha Schofield, with entries dated between February 1, 1862 and January 31, 1863. Records her daily life, including her health, religious beliefs, personal relationships, and work as a nurse and teacher (possibly at African American schools). Frequently references the Civil War.
Size 133 pages
Type text
Subjects Schofield, Martha | Diaries | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | Women in education | Women teachers | Nursing | Women nurses | Faith | Health
Geographical location Darby (Pa.)
Language English
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Local Identifier A00180652
Contributing institution Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Rights Please cite appropriately, crediting Martha Schofield Papers, SFHL-RG5-134, Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College as the source and indicating the identifier of the item, A00180652. This work is believed to be in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States. For more information, see