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Brooks, Abbie M.

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1830 - 1914

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Abbie M. Brooks diaries and church invitation

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS39f
Scope and Content This collection contains two diaries of Abigail M. Brooks, which date from 1865 and 1870 along with typed transcriptions of both. In addition, there is an invitation to attend church which dates from 1858. In the 1865 diary, Brooks describes life in rural Tennessee, near Nashville, where she teaches in a one room school house. Later in the year, Abigail moves to Edgefield, Tennessee, also near Nashville, and starts her own school. She describes life in Edgefield, trials with her students, the...
Dates: 1858-1870