Strong, Emerette Colt, 1841-1924
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The Emerette Colt Strong autograph album (1972-127-1) contains autographs and verses from fellow classmates at the Connecticut State Normal School in New Britain during the years 1860 and 1861. The album also contains yearly lists of Sunday School students that Mrs. Strong later taught; presumably at the Congregational Church in Winsted, where she was a member. Item is currently housed in 3A Box 3.
Dates: Created: 1860-1912; Other: Date acquired: 01/06/1972
Scope and Contents The Emerette Colt Strong diary (1972-127-0) contains entries from March 8, 1874 through May 9, 1874. Emerette provides detailed daily accounts as she travelled across the country from New York to California by train. She provides descriptions of the cities that they stopped at along the way, as well as written sketches of the landscape, economy, and architecture of the country as she travelled west. Also represented in the diary are occassional histories of select cities or historic...
Dates: Created: 1874; Other: Date acquired: 01/06/1972