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Author Gillespie, Emily Hawley, 1838-1888.
Title "A secret to be burried" : the diary and life of Emily Hawley Gillespie, 1858-1888 / [edited by] Judy Nolte Lensink.
Imprint Iowa City, IA : University of Iowa Press, 1989.
Edition First edition.

Author Gillespie, Emily Hawley, 1838-1888.
Series A Bur oak original
Bur oak original.
Subject Gillespie, Emily Hawley, 1838-1888. -- Diaries.
Country life -- Iowa -- History -- 19th century.
Women -- Iowa -- History -- 19th century.
Iowa -- Social life and customs.
Iowa -- Biography.
Alt Name Temple, Judy Nolte, 1948-
Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 445 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Edition First edition.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 431-439) and index.
Summary The sound of nineteenth-century women, once thought lost to us, is alive because ordinary women like Emily Hawley Gillespie gave voice to their thoughts in diaries. This condensed version of the 2,500-page journals of Emily Gillespie, faithfully written from 1858 to 1888, is a detailed account of rural Iowa life. More than this, it contains the reflections of a woman who dreamed of being a painter and writer and instead became a wife and a mother, a woman whose radical convictions were recorded in her diary, while publicly she conformed to the prescribed life of a Victorian pioneer wom.
Contents Acknowledgments; Introduction: The Diary as Living History; Part I: "Untill the Right One": Emily Hawley, Unmarried Woman; 1. "A Home at Father's": 1858- 1860; 2. "We Cannot Always Live at Home": 1861-1862; 3. Emily Hawley, Unmarried Woman; Part II: "We Are a Happy Family Circle": Emily Gillespie, Wife and Mother; 4. "Seems Good to Know We Live at Home": 1862-1874; 5. Emily Gillespie, Wife and Mother; Part III: "Woman Is Always Lovely-Until Her Strength & Beauty Fail": Emily Hawley Gillespie, Woman; 6. "Tis the Saddest ... Merely to Be Always at Home":1874- 1883.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Access restricted to Ryerson students, faculty and staff.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note English.
Print version record.
ISBN 1587291339 (electronic bk.)
9781587291333 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 44963518
Additional Format Print version: Gillespie, Emily Hawley, 1838-1888. Secret to be burried". 1st ed. Iowa City, IA : University of Iowa Press, 1989 0877452377 (DLC) 88038514 (OCoLC)18878589

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