skip to content
Thoughts : diary and recipe book, 1885-1898. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Thoughts : diary and recipe book, 1885-1898.

Author: Richard Sheridan Donoghue
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Donoghue, of Lowell, Mass., kept this diary while working as a drugstore clerk and studying pharmacy in Boston. He records his activities in great detail, describing his miserable living conditions with the other clerks above the shop where they worked (Joseph T. Brown & Co., 504 Washington St.). Donoghue describes and characterizes his co-workers, as well as the boardinghouse guests at 43 Bowdoin Street, when he  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Diaries
Named Person: Celia Thaxter; James Freeman Clarke; Asa Gray; Phillips Brooks; Susan Hale; William T Adams; William T Adams; Phillips Brooks; James Freeman Clarke; Asa Gray; Susan Hale; Celia Thaxter
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Sheridan Donoghue
OCLC Number: 166325281
Notes: Manuscript.
Description: 1 v. (ca. 75 p.) ; 26 cm.

Abstract:

Donoghue, of Lowell, Mass., kept this diary while working as a drugstore clerk and studying pharmacy in Boston. He records his activities in great detail, describing his miserable living conditions with the other clerks above the shop where they worked (Joseph T. Brown & Co., 504 Washington St.). Donoghue describes and characterizes his co-workers, as well as the boardinghouse guests at 43 Bowdoin Street, when he finally moves there. He spends many nights at the theater, seeing Edwin Booth and Lillian Russell perform, visits the Japanese exhibition at Horticultural Hall and a "Mexican village" where he sees tortillas being made; he also attends church services and writes admiringly about Phillips Brooks. Donoghue also describes celebrated local figures, some of whom are customers, such as Celia Thaxter, James Freeman Clarke, Asa Gray, Susan Hale, and William T. Adams ("Oliver Optic"). Donoghue uses the diary to record private feelings - infatuations with young women and a malaise that settles over him. The volume contains numerous recipes for tablets, creams and compounds, indexed. The diary resumes after a gap, May 1887 to May 1888, with the news that in the interim Donoghue had married Caroline Belle Tufts and that they were parents of a baby daughter, Agnes Abigail Donoghue.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/166325281> # Thoughts : diary and recipe book,
    a pto:Manuscript, schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork, schema:IndividualProduct ;
   library:oclcnum "166325281" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/mau> ;
   rdfs:comment "Unknown 'gen' value: arc" ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/112856787#Topic/pharmacists_massachusetts_boston> ; # Pharmacists--Massachusetts--Boston
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1060218> ; # Pharmacists
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/112856787#Person/thaxter_celia_1835_1894> ; # Celia Thaxter
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1753650> ; # Formulas, recipes, etc
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/37841785> ; # James Freeman Clarke
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/67275668> ; # Phillips Brooks
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/864129> ; # Clerks
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/7504476> ; # Asa Gray
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1205012> ; # Massachusetts--Boston.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/112856787#Person/clarke_james_freeman_1810_1888> ; # James Freeman Clarke
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/112856787#Person/brooks_phillips_1835_1893> ; # Phillips Brooks
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/112856787#Thing/manuscripts_in_the_library> ; # Manuscripts in the library
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/77116408> ; # Susan Hale
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/112856787#Topic/clerks_massachusetts_boston> ; # Clerks--Massachusetts--Boston
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/835110> ; # Boardinghouses
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/112856787#Person/gray_asa_1810_1888> ; # Asa Gray
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/258306> ; # Celia Thaxter
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/112856787#Topic/boardinghouses_massachusetts_boston> ; # Boardinghouses--Massachusetts--Boston
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/112856787#Person/hale_susan_1833_1910> ; # Susan Hale
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/112856787#Person/adams_william_t_william_taylor_1822_1897> ; # William Taylor Adams
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/112856787#Person/donoghue_richard_sheridan> ; # Richard Sheridan Donoghue
   schema:datePublished "1885/1898" ;
   schema:description "Donoghue, of Lowell, Mass., kept this diary while working as a drugstore clerk and studying pharmacy in Boston. He records his activities in great detail, describing his miserable living conditions with the other clerks above the shop where they worked (Joseph T. Brown & Co., 504 Washington St.). Donoghue describes and characterizes his co-workers, as well as the boardinghouse guests at 43 Bowdoin Street, when he finally moves there. He spends many nights at the theater, seeing Edwin Booth and Lillian Russell perform, visits the Japanese exhibition at Horticultural Hall and a "Mexican village" where he sees tortillas being made; he also attends church services and writes admiringly about Phillips Brooks. Donoghue also describes celebrated local figures, some of whom are customers, such as Celia Thaxter, James Freeman Clarke, Asa Gray, Susan Hale, and William T. Adams ("Oliver Optic"). Donoghue uses the diary to record private feelings - infatuations with young women and a malaise that settles over him. The volume contains numerous recipes for tablets, creams and compounds, indexed. The diary resumes after a gap, May 1887 to May 1888, with the news that in the interim Donoghue had married Caroline Belle Tufts and that they were parents of a baby daughter, Agnes Abigail Donoghue."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/112856787> ;
   schema:genre "Diaries"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Thoughts : diary and recipe book,"@en ;
   schema:productID "166325281" ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/166325281> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/112856787#Person/adams_william_t_william_taylor_1822_1897> # William Taylor Adams
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1822" ;
   schema:deathDate "1897" ;
   schema:familyName "Adams" ;
   schema:givenName "William Taylor" ;
   schema:givenName "William T." ;
   schema:name "William Taylor Adams" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/112856787#Person/brooks_phillips_1835_1893> # Phillips Brooks
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1835" ;
   schema:deathDate "1893" ;
   schema:familyName "Brooks" ;
   schema:givenName "Phillips" ;
   schema:name "Phillips Brooks" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/112856787#Person/clarke_james_freeman_1810_1888> # James Freeman Clarke
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1810" ;
   schema:deathDate "1888" ;
   schema:familyName "Clarke" ;
   schema:givenName "James Freeman" ;
   schema:name "James Freeman Clarke" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/112856787#Person/donoghue_richard_sheridan> # Richard Sheridan Donoghue
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Donoghue" ;
   schema:givenName "Richard Sheridan" ;
   schema:name "Richard Sheridan Donoghue" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/112856787#Person/hale_susan_1833_1910> # Susan Hale
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1833" ;
   schema:deathDate "1910" ;
   schema:familyName "Hale" ;
   schema:givenName "Susan" ;
   schema:name "Susan Hale" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/112856787#Person/thaxter_celia_1835_1894> # Celia Thaxter
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1835" ;
   schema:deathDate "1894" ;
   schema:familyName "Thaxter" ;
   schema:givenName "Celia" ;
   schema:name "Celia Thaxter" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/112856787#Thing/manuscripts_in_the_library> # Manuscripts in the library
    a schema:Thing ;
   schema:name "Manuscripts in the library" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1060218> # Pharmacists
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Pharmacists"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1205012> # Massachusetts--Boston.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Massachusetts--Boston." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1753650> # Formulas, recipes, etc
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Formulas, recipes, etc"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/835110> # Boardinghouses
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Boardinghouses"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/864129> # Clerks
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Clerks"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/258306> # Celia Thaxter
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1835" ;
   schema:deathDate "1894" ;
   schema:familyName "Thaxter" ;
   schema:givenName "Celia" ;
   schema:name "Celia Thaxter" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/37841785> # James Freeman Clarke
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1810" ;
   schema:deathDate "1888" ;
   schema:familyName "Clarke" ;
   schema:givenName "James Freeman" ;
   schema:name "James Freeman Clarke" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/67275668> # Phillips Brooks
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1835" ;
   schema:deathDate "1893" ;
   schema:familyName "Brooks" ;
   schema:givenName "Phillips" ;
   schema:name "Phillips Brooks" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/7504476> # Asa Gray
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1810" ;
   schema:deathDate "1888" ;
   schema:familyName "Gray" ;
   schema:givenName "Asa" ;
   schema:name "Asa Gray" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/77116408> # Susan Hale
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1833" ;
   schema:deathDate "1910" ;
   schema:familyName "Hale" ;
   schema:givenName "Susan" ;
   schema:name "Susan Hale" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.