Annals of the Cobweb Club, Washington, 1890
Collection Scope and Content
This collection contains manuscript material created by the author, including personal and travel diaries from numerous international trips, essays and unpublished writings, prose and verse papers, correspondence, and translations of classical works. There are also personal and themed scrapbooks, commonplace books, a recipe book, a drawing and a watercolor done by the author, photographs and a photographic album of the author and of the author's home. Included in the collection are the Annals of the Cobweb Club and papers contributed to the Chimney Corner Club, two women's organizations to which Mrs. Sweat was deeply connected. Other resources include newspaper clippings, biographical sketches, a thesis on the author, photocopies of resources in other collections, and copies of periodicals which published Margaret Sweat's writings. There are also several books from her library and a catalog of her own books in her hand.
- Creation: 1890
- From the Collection: Sweat, Margaret J. M. (Margaret Jane Mussey), 1823-1908 (Person)
Collection is open for research.
From the Collection: 3.5 linear feet (51 folders)
Language of Materials