Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Wednesdays Wonderful Collection - Sarah Rhodes Diaries, MS.000796

Sarah Starr was born December 30, 1848, and married Cory Rhodes October 20, 1866. They had six children, although only two survived to adulthood (Milton and Frances). By 1890, the Rhodes were living in Clarksville, Arkansas, and Cory was teaching Sunday School.
This collection contains the diaries of Sarah Starr Rhodes, which describe her day-to-day activities at home, the death of her father, and the birth of her last child, Frances. The establishment of Cumberland College in Clarksville, Arkansas, is frequently mentioned.
·         Diary 1890

·         Diary 1891