Guide to the Annie H. Bosworth Diaries

Processed by Michelle Light; machine-readable finding aid created by Michelle Light
Special Collections and Archives
The UCI Libraries
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University of California, Irvine
Irvine, California 92623-9557
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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.