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Daily memorandum book of Helen Josephine Dike Stearns, 1870

 Item — Box: 97, Shelf: Bound Manuscripts/Ledgers
Identifier: 2019-SC-021

Scope and Contents

A Reconstruction-era manuscript journal kept by Helen Josephine Dike Stearns, wife of a prominent New York merchant. The journal includes descriptions of a visit to Washington D.C. and Mount Vernon in April 1870.


  • Creation: 1870

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research during scheduled appointments. Researchers must complete the Washington Library’s Special Collections and Archives Registration Form before access is provided. The library reserves the right to restrict access to certain items for preservation purposes.


46 pages ; 7 1/4 x 2 3/4 inches

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections at The George Washington Presidential Library at Mount Vernon Repository

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121