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A Domestic Journal Kept by Order of the Deaconesses, 1873-1878.
Shaker Museum

A Domestic Journal Kept by Order of the Deaconesses, 1873-1878.

1873-1878

Object ID
1958.10462.1
Community
New York, Mount Lebanon
Family
Church Family
Physical description
1 volume (252 pages)
Scope and content

A Domestic Journal Kept by Order of the Deaconesses, 1873-1878. Kept by Anna Dodgson. A record of daily events, arrivals and departures, meetings, work activities primarily of the sisters, year-end summaries of provisions and sales work and occasional membership lists. This journal covers the period of the disastrous fire suffered by the Church Family on February 6, 1875, which destroyed the Great House, the Ministry Shop, and in total eight buildings. Sister Anna details the recovery efforts and places to which the displaced relocated to work and sleep.

Arrangement

Series 1: Family Journals; Subseries 2: Deaconesses' Journals

Files

Vol-126

New York, Mount Lebanon

New York,  Mount Lebanon

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Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon. A Domestic Journal Kept by Order of the Deaconesses, 1873-1878.. https://shakerml.org/archive/?id=4741. Accessed on May 7, 2021

PEOPLE

Dodgson, Anna

1818-1897

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