The Diaries of Henry W. Schweigert

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Title

The Diaries of Henry W. Schweigert

Subject

Henry W. Schweigert
Independent Order of Odd Fellows (I.O.O.F.)
Junior Order of United American Machinists (J.O.U.A.M.)
Education
Religion

Description

A collection of diaries written by Henry W. Schweigert, from 1869 - 1881

Creator

Schweigert, Henry W.

Source

Archives & Special Collections at Albright College's Gingrich Library
Personal collection of Schweigert family

Date

1869 - 1881

Rights

No known restrictions

Format

.pdf

Language

English

Type

Text

Coverage

1869 - 1881
Southeastern Pennsylvania

Items in the The Diaries of Henry W. Schweigert Collection

1881 Diary
The diary entries from 1881 are limited to Jauary & February, and were originally written at the end of Schweigert's 1880 diary.
During these few months, Schweigert writes about his family's activities, including taking sleigh rides in the winter, a…

1880 Diary
The 1880 diary entries begin in March, just as Schweigert was closing the School House No. 1 in Bethel Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, until the fall. Upon closing the school, he notes that he washed it as well. Schweigert also writes about…

1876 Diary
The diary entries of 1876 span the entire year. Schweigert writes about visiting his in-laws, the Millers, with his wife Emma and their young son, Charles. He also writes of teaching school at School No. 4 in Wayne District. He attended events, such…

1873 Diary
The diary entries from January — December, 1873 contain references to Schweigert's teaching job in Washington Township (Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania), School House No. 3., settling a doctor's bill ($24), taking sleigh rides, working at William…

1869 Diary
Henry Schweigert's daily writings from May - November of 1869, written while attending Palatinate College and his family's farm.

1871 Diary
Diary chronicling the daily activities of Henry Schweigert, including attending fraternal organization meetings, working as a school teacher, and leisure and religious activities.