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Title
The queens of American society / by Mrs. Ellet.
Name/Creator
Ellet, E. F. (Elizabeth Fries), 1818-1877, creator
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Provides access to page images of entire work]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FHCL:603210 
Digital ObjectLocation
Networked Resource

Widener

Place of Origin
Philadelphia
Publisher
Porter & Coates
Language
English
Description
464 p., [13] leaves of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Form/Genre
text

bibliography

biography

print
Subject
Upper class women -- United States -- Biography ;  Upper class -- United States -- Biography

Category
Upper class

Dress

Family relations

Housing

Recreation

Philanthropy

Living Conditions

Note
"The subjects are the Flowers of the sex ... not representatives of womankind in general ... It has seemed to me that a comprehensive view of the best society would be a valuable part of the country's history"--Pref.

Includes bibliographical references and index.