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Title Hetty Sullivan Lawrence Cunningham Diary
Author/Creator Cunningham, Hetty Sullivan Lawrence (1855-1931)
Date 24 Jun 1881 - 29 Jan 1888
Document type Travel Journal
Description Diary kept by Hetty Sullivan Lawrence Cunningham from 1881 to 1885, while living in Massachusetts. Diary entries include social engagements with family and friends, church attendance, weather, shopping trips to Boston, her marriage to Frederick Cunningham Jr. and caring for their children, domestic activities, and daily activities. Also included are entries made while camping during the summer months in the Adirondack mountains, discussing hunting, art, camping activities, etc.
Theme(s) Women and Tourism  The Great Outdoors  
Regions United States of America  
Country/State Massachusetts  New York  
Keywords train, steamboat, language, health, hotel, women, church, music, singing, weather, sport, literature, fishing, mail service, wildlife, culture, camping, food, boat, river, assassination, President James Garfield, gardening, agriculture, American Indian, hunting, art, camping equipment, clothing, family, celebration, marriage, storm, children, steamboat, sightseeing, health, church, reading, rapids, death, fashion, accommodation, hospitality, shopping, horse racing, accident, museum, religion, entertainment, race, employment, finance, theatre, ferry, fair
Collection Hetty Sullivan Lawrence Cunningham Diaries, 1876-1911
Reference Ms. N-2228
Library Massachusetts Historical Society
Language English
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