Mary Matilda Enzor Diaries
1 cubic foot
Provenance: The Ohio Historical Society acquired the 14ary lilatilda
Enzor Diaries as a g i f t of Alice G. Hull, Columbus, Ohio, in March
1947. S h e r r i l l Dryden- Baird processed the collection i n January
Property rights: The Ohio Historical Society holds the property
rights t o t h i s collection.
Copyrights: Copyrights have not been dedicated t o the public.
Consideration of the r e q u i r e m z s of copyright is the r e s p o n s i b i l i t y
of the author and publisher,
Access; This collection is open under the rules and regulations
of the Ohio Historical Society.
Citation: Researchers are requested t o c i t e collection name,
collection number and the Ohio Historical Society in a l l footnote
anti bibliographic references.
Scope and content: The twenty- five d i a r i e s of Mary Matilda Enzor
cover the years 1884 to 1886, 1896 to 1904, 1906 t o 1920, and
1922, and occupy one cubic foot. Loose documents enclosed i n the
d i a r i e s were removed and f i l e d in box 2, folder 7.
L i t t l e is known about Mary M. Enzor of New Somerset, Ohio, Her
d i a r i e s i l . l u s t r a t e t h e d a i l y l i f e of a woman living i n a small
eastern Ohio r i v e r town a t the turn of the twentieth century.
The d i a r i e s document her daily routine, includi. ng family af f a i r s ;
gardening, household chores and religious a c t i v i t i e s . Weather
and [ Ohio?] river conditions are frequently recorded. Occasion-a
l l y the d i a r i e s describe t r i p s t o v i s i t friends and family in
Columbus and Pittsburgh. A t r i p to Buffalo, New York, the Pan
American Exposition, and Niayra Falls i s recorded in the October
1901 e n t r i e s . The diary enclosures include a l e t t e r from Mary
Enzor's friend, Pett ( Alice G. Hull), and other miscellaneous
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