Mary Ann Wodrow Archbald Papers
Mary Ann Wodrow Archbald Papers, 1784-2004 (Bulk: 1784-1840)
4 boxes (2 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 6
Immigrant, Farmer, Homemaker, Pioneer. The Mary Ann Wodrow Archbald papers include diaries, correspondence, genealogical materials, commonplace and letter books, photographs, maps, drawings and watercolor paintings. Her diary (1785-1806, 1839-1840) documents her life on the island of Little Cumbrae, follows her move to western New York state, and reflects her lifelong literary and intellectual pursuits and love of nature. Original letters to her family in Scotland describe life as a pioneer woman in a small farming community in New York. The collection features the original diaries and correspondence as well as edited transcripts of the material.
Terms of Access and Use:
Restrictions on access:Restrictions on use:
The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection without any additional restrictions.
Copyright ownership of Archbald's writings is unknown. Copyright to materials authored by persons other than Mary Ann Wodrow Archbald may be owned by those individuals or their heirs or assigns. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights. Permission to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use" must also be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection as owners of the physical property.
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