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Title Diaries of John H. Brinton, 1868-1892
Object Name Diary
Creator Brinton, John H.
Scope & Content Diaries of John H. Brinton, 1868-1892. Vol. 3 continues the recollections of people living in the early 19th century - many tracing their ancestry back to Europe. The families mentioned here, among others, include: Brinton, Odenheimer, Darlington, Pierce, Dutton, Faucett, Downing, Dilworth, Parry, Dailey, Marshall, Sharpless, Thatcher and Gibbons. There is also an account of William Brinton and his descendants.

Manuscript version of Vol. 3 also includes several handwritten copies of letters from Gibbons Parrey to John H. Brinton, 1856-1870.
Physical characteristics Typescript and manuscript copies of diaries.
Collection Diary Collection
Online Finding Aid See also 2005.5001.44 for volumes 1 and 2.
Extent 2 volumes