Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary

Lorenzo Warriner Pease papers, 1811 -- 1896

Series 1: Diaries, 1811 -- 1896

This series is open for research.

1 linear feet; 1 linear foot

This series contains diaries written by Pease, and three others penned by other members of his family including his mother, Persis Chapin Pease; his daughter, Sarah Ann Pease Wadsworth; and his wife, Lucinda Leonard Pease. The diaries give in great detail the life and experience of Pease in Cyprus, discussing events, other people, meteorological observations and everyday life as a missionary. Some diaries have poems, theatrical plays, sermons, letters, newspaper clippings, notes from his classes while at Auburn Theological Seminary and other ephemera pasted in the pages.

This series is arranged by original item order.

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Box 1 Folder 1-10 Diaries (1-10), 1827 -- 1837

Box 2 Folder 1-2 Diaries (11-12), 1837 -- 1839

Box 2 Folder 3 Lucinda Leonard Pease Diary (13), 1834 -- 1835

Box 2 Folder 4 Sarah Ann Pease Diary (14), 1845 -- 1850

Box 2 Folder 5 Persis Chapin Pease Diary Extracts (15), 1811 -- 1818

Box 2 Folder 6 Some Items of Interest in Regard to Early Missionary Meetings in Auburn, NY from the Diaries of Mrs. Chapin Pease and recollections of Mrs. Lucinda Leonard Pease by Sara. A. Pease Wadsworth (15a), 1896