Northwestern

Boyd, Elisabeth Blossom Diary Edit

Summary

Identifier
31/6/47

Dates

  • 1903-1904 (Creation)

Extents

  • 1.00 folders (Whole)

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Notes

  • Abstract

    Elisabeth and her sister, Litta (Zolitta), of Green Bay, Wisconsin, attended Northwestern University for one year. The diary is a 7-1/4″ x 4-1/2″ notebook containing one hundred lined pages. The diary starts with Elisabeth and Litta's departure for Chicago on September 17, 1903 and ends on April 26, 1904; the last entry is followed by the notation “Continued in Volume II.”

  • Scope and Contents

    The diary is a 7-1/4″ x 4-1/2″ notebook containing one hundred lined pages. The cover has the hand-written title JOURNAL, VOL I, Willard Hall, Evanston, Ill.” The diary starts with Elisabeth and Litta's departure for Chicago on September 17, 1903 and ends on April 26, 1904; the last entry is followed by the notation “Continued in Volume II.”

    Elisabeth was conscientious about writing in her dairy, omitting entries only between September 22-26, 1903, and during the three weeks of Christmas vacation, December 1903-January 8, 1904. Her handwriting is fine and legible, with very little crossing out.

  • Method of Acquisition

    The diary was donated to the University Archives by the diarist's grand-daughter, Susan Davis, as Accession #97-6, January 8, 1997.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    None.

  • Related Materials

    unspecified

  • Processing Information

    Janet C. Olson, May, 1997.

  • Other Descriptive Information

    This diary is filed in the University Archives biographical files (Room 110) under Elisabeth Blossom Boyd.

  • Existence and Location of Originals

    unspecified

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