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Title Diaries of Humphrey Carpenter of Central and Southern Chester County
Object Name Diary
Creator Carpenter, Humphrey
Scope & Content Diaries of Humphrey Carpenter of Central and Southern Chester County. Descriptions of parties and picnics he attended - he entertained musically. Lists of people (especially women). Seems to be a teacher. Mentions pupils in different places. Teaches music.

Some places mentioned: Ercildown, Avondale, Willowdale, Marlborough, Kennett Square, Upland, Unionville, Mortonville. Mentions many of his students by name and gives dates and details about getting around, where he went, etc.

Seems to describe building things? Much regarding building materials, payroll, sketches of jobs, figures, etc.
Collection Diary Collection
Online Finding Aid Related to diaries of Annie R. Carpenter? 2005.5001.56
Related to diary of Edwin W. Carpenter? 2005.5001.57
Extent 2 volumes