Found 4 collections related to Boston (Mass.) -- Social life and customs

Penrose, Charles, 1886-1958
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2378
.1 linear feet (1 v.)
Charles Penrose (1886- ) was a consulting engineer and historian. Collection consists of Penrose's letters to his son Julian d'Este Penrose concerning Christmas in colonial New England and Philadelphia, shipping, 18th-century New England, and... more
Peck, Florence C
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2364
.84 linear feet (4 volumes)
Florence C. Peck kept these diaries (4 vols.) in Boston and Rochester from 1898-1903. Entries pertain to her daily life in high school and college, and later as a kindergarten teacher. One volume includes memoranda about books she read
Dunn, Julia Elizabeth, 1851-1887
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 862
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Julia Elizabeth Dunn (1851-1887) was a music teacher and poet of Boston, Mass. Collection consists of letters to Dunn from author Eugene Field, her classmate at Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois; and letters, 1871-1882, from Dunn's German music... more
Boniface family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 332
Papers of the Boniface and Jones families. The collection, ca. 1828-1902, consists primarily of manuscripts of plays, most of which were written by Joseph Stevens Jones. Also includes prompt books, account books, diaries, and other family writings.