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Diaries, Memoirs, and Journals

H. Greene's diary from 1886-1887.
H. Greene's diary from 1886-1887.

Diaries, memoirs, autobiographies, and journals digitized for Women Working provide a broad record of daily life in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Here you will find stories and recollections of women astronomers and doctors, preachers and missionaries, reformers and suffragists, school girls and school teachers, a philanthropist and a "country woman," and, in the publications trade, several authors, an editor, and a book agent.

Handwritten Diaries

Browse the handwritten diaries in Women Working—each was selected from the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute:

Diaries, Memoirs, Journals