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Delia Kingsley

Delia Kingsley was a schoolteacher in western Massachusetts. She taught there, and also in Housatonic, New York, Lansdowne, Pennsylvania, and New Haven, Connecticut, where she took courses. Her diary for the years 1906–1910 describes her teaching, studies, romantic interests, travels, and daily concerns. She kept detailed accounts of her expenditures and recorded them in her diary as well.

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Delia Kingsley Diary. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College.

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