Elvira Sheridan (1832-1911) owned music purchased in Charleston, SC; Louisville, KY; and Chicago, IL. Born in Charleston, her family moved to Louisville in 1834. She married Alpheus C. Badger, a prominent banker, in the early 1850s. At the onset of the Civil War the family moved to Chicago.
Her diaries and other materials are at the Newberry Library (Chicago).
The two binder’s volumes are housed in the Newberry Library (Chicago), Driscoll Collection XVII.