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Bromley, Frances M. Diary; to Edith, 1880-1882
Vassar College Archives and Special Collections
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Bromley, Frances M.
Bound volume; aprox 35p; 6 x 3.75 inches; Iron gall ink on aged paper
Religion and Spirituality
Diary recently identified as created by Frances Bromley (VC Ex 1879).
Frances Bromley (VC Ex 1879) was a prolific diarist, contributing seven diaries to Vassar College that chronicle her life from 1872 to 1877. Bromley's diaries all contain reflections on her daily activities, observations about other people, and literary and biblical quotes. Bromley also writes extensively about illness throughout her diaries. This volume is written in the form of letters to her friend Edith. Bromley discusses her health, aspirations, religious reflections, the importance of female friendship, and her strong affection for Edith.