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The Resource The life writings of Mary Baker McQuesten : Victorian matriarch, edited by Mary J. Anderson

The life writings of Mary Baker McQuesten : Victorian matriarch, edited by Mary J. Anderson

Label
The life writings of Mary Baker McQuesten : Victorian matriarch
Title
The life writings of Mary Baker McQuesten
Title remainder
Victorian matriarch
Statement of responsibility
edited by Mary J. Anderson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
How did a privileged Victorian matron, newly widowed and newly impoverished, manage to raise and educate her six young children and restore her family to social prominence? Mary Baker McQuesten's personal letters, 155 of which were carefully selected by Mary J. Anderson, tell the story. In her uninhibited style, in letters mostly to her children, Mary Baker McQuesten chronicles her financial struggles and her expectations. The letters reveal her forthright opinions on a broad range of topics -- politics, religion, literature, social sciences, and even local gossip. We learn how Mary assessed
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1849-1934
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McQuesten, Mary Baker
Dewey number
971.3/5203/092
Index
index present
LC call number
F1059.5.H2
LC item number
A63 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1931-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Anderson, Mary J.
Series statement
Life writing series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • McQuesten, Mary Baker
  • Hamilton (Ont.)
  • Hamilton (Ont.)
  • McQuesten, Mary Baker
  • McQuesten, Mary Baker
  • McQuesten, Mary Baker
  • Hamilton (Ont.)
  • Hamilton (Ont.)
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • HISTORY
  • Ontario
  • Biography - General
  • History & Archaeology
Label
The life writings of Mary Baker McQuesten : Victorian matriarch, edited by Mary J. Anderson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-324) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of Illustrations; Preface; Abbreviations; Acknowledgments; McQuesten-Baker Family Tree; Photographs; Mary Baker's Wedding Trousseau and Itemized Bill; Part 1 Mary Baker McQuesten's Biography; Part 2 Mary Baker McQuesten's Work with the Presbyterian Missionary Societies; Part 3 The Victorian Narrative; Part 4 Mary Baker McQuesten's Letters; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
753479450
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (361 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780889205413
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)753479450
Label
The life writings of Mary Baker McQuesten : Victorian matriarch, edited by Mary J. Anderson
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-324) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of Illustrations; Preface; Abbreviations; Acknowledgments; McQuesten-Baker Family Tree; Photographs; Mary Baker's Wedding Trousseau and Itemized Bill; Part 1 Mary Baker McQuesten's Biography; Part 2 Mary Baker McQuesten's Work with the Presbyterian Missionary Societies; Part 3 The Victorian Narrative; Part 4 Mary Baker McQuesten's Letters; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
753479450
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (361 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780889205413
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)753479450

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