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Women of Devotion

The new Special Collections reference room exhibit, “Women of Devotion,” features early editions of works by European women writers. Between 1500 and 1800 religious study was an important part of literate women’s education and piety was a well-respected feminine attribute. Thus, many of the published works written by European women at this time were religious. …

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Josiah A. Scarritt journal

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a new digitized collection: Josiah A. Scarritt journal (MSS 3124). The journal dates from 1790-1816 and includes various reflections by the author on his life. Scarritt writes a brief biographical sketch of his life from his birth in 1790 to June 1815, focusing much on his …

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