Althea Moores diary, 1877 PDF
- Moores, Althea, Althea, 1856-1883
- Althea Moores diary
- 0.1 linear feet, (1 folder)
- Collection Number
- A 081
- Althea Moores, of Salem, Oregon, was a student at Willamette University and after graduation she continued to live at home, do housework, take piano lessons, and participate in the social life of Salem. The diary is a fairly detailed recital of events, with little reflection.
- University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
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Historical NoteReturn to Top
Althea Moores (1856-1883), of Salem, Oregon, was a student at Willamette University who graduated in 1877. In 1883, she died of consumption, shortly after having been appointed Professor of Modern Languages at Willamette University.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
Althea Moores' diary is a fairly detailed recital of events and social life in late 19th century Salem, Oregon. She describes her life after graduation during which she continued to live at home, did housework, took piano lessons, and participated in various social gatherings.
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[Identification of item], Althea Moores diary, A 081, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Subject Terms :
- Education, Higher--Oregon--Salem
- Corporate Names :
- Willamette University.
- Geographical Names :
- Salem (Or.)--Social life and customs--19th century
- Form or Genre Terms :