Storybooks and Journals

7.0 items

This collection is stored at Firestone Library.

This collection is stored at Firestone Library, RBSC South East, Cotsen.

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Collection Creator: Chrystie, Mary A., 1825-1842.

Dates: 1831-1837.

Extent: 7.0 items

Languages: English.

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This collection is open for research.


Mary Chrystie's childhood journals, and stories of her own composition, mostly about children. Some notebooks undated; some are dated between 1836 and 1837. There is also a packet of writings by Frances Few Chrystie, Mary Chrystie's mother, about her young daughter. Mary's journals cover these topics of interest: Bible verses and morality; Mary's education; children and families; Mary's grief over the death of a nest of birds.


No discernible arrangement.

Preferred Citation

Storybooks and Journals; 1831-1837; Mary Chrystie Papers, , Princeton University Library.

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    Title Date Container
    Notebook Undated Box 2, Folder 1
    Notebook 1836 March 8 Box 2, Folder 2
    Notebook 1836 March 14 Box 2, Folder 3
    Notebook Undated Box 2, Folder 4
    Notebook 1837 Box 2, Folder 5
    Notebook Undated Box 2, Folder 6
    Unbound writings by Frances Few Chrystie 1831-1833 Box 2, Folder 7

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