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Title Diary of Mary Clark of Unionville, 1899-1904
Object Name Diary
Creator Clark, Mary
Scope & Content Diary of Mary Clark of Unionville, 1899-1904. Diary is written in what possibly was originally a financial record book with the first 50 or so pages cut out - dated 1850s. Diary starts in Jan. 1899.

Author is apparently single (?), living at home, every entry begins with the weather. Mentions practicing several times - plays an instrument (?).
Goes to Yearly Meeting in 1900. Friends Conference in Asbury Park, NJ in 1902. Niagara Falls and Toronto in 1904.

Raised peaches, plums, and pears on the farm. Also tomatoes, potatoes, wheat, corn, sweet potatoes, grapes.

Sister's name is Carroll Clark. Frequently goes to Marshalls & Speakman (store?) also Rubicam''s & Speakmans.

Donor: Mrs. Edward Webb.
Collection Diary Collection
Extent 1 volume