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Guide to the Annie H. Bosworth Diaries
MS-R135  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Important Information for Researchers
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Related Collections
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Annie H. Bosworth diaries
    Date: 1878
    Collection Number: MS-R135
    Creator: Bosworth, Annie H.
    Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
    Languages: The collection is in English.
    Repository: University of California, Irvine. Library. Special Collections and Archives.
    Irvine, California 92623-9557
    Abstract: The collection contains two handwritten volumes of Annie H. Bosworth's diaries from January-May 1878. A resident of San Francisco, California, Bosworth described her daily activities in her diaries, which included visits to Chinatown, Marin County, San Quentin prison, and several friends in the San Francisco area. She also described frequent visits to the Sovereign of the Seas, a ship built for the Cape Horn grain trade. Bosworth's family was possibly connected with this business.

    Important Information for Researchers

    Access

    The collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the University of California. The material is in the public domain. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    Annie H. Bosworth diaries. MS-R135. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
    For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired, 2007.

    Processing History

    Processed by Michelle Light, 2007.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The collection contains two handwritten volumes of Annie H. Bosworth's diaries from January-May 1878. Most likely a temporary resident of San Francisco, California, Bosworth described her daily activities in her diaries, which included visits to Chinatown, Marin County, San Quentin prison, and several friends in the San Francisco area. She also described frequent visits to the Sovereign of the Seas, a ship built for the Cape Horn grain trade. Bosworth's family was possibly connected with this business.

    Related Collections

    The San Francisco History Center at the San Francisco Public Library also owns Anne Bosworth's diary from 1877.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Bosworth, Annie H. -- Diaries.
    Women -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
    San Francisco (Calif.) -- Description and travel.
    Sovereign of the Seas (Ship).

    Genres and Formats of Materials

    Diaries -- California -- San Francisco -- 19th century -- Women authors.