Linda Louisa Cousins diary
Scope and Contents
Linda Louisa Cousins diary, 1912-1914, 0.03 cubic feet, with daily notations about the weather, her work cleaning houses and her hobbies crocheting, and writing letters. One entry notes that she attended " a colored commencement."
- Creation: 1912-1914
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research use.
Biographical / Historical
Louisa Cousins was the seventh child of Thomas Jefferson Cousins (1832-1897) and his wife Rosa Ann Elizabeth Catherine Traylor (1851-1947). Her mother remarried Herman Christian Groot, a German emigrant and the family was fairly affluent. She may be attending business school and uses short hand in the diary.
0.03 Cubic Feet (One folder in a legal document box BW 10.)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was purchased from Frank Gilliam Rare Books by the Small Special Collections Library at the University of Virginia on November 2, 2016.
- LInda Louisa Cousins diary
- Ellen Welch
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Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States