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Elisabeth Blossom Boyd Diary

 Collection
Identifier: 31/6/47

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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.

Dates

  • 1903-1904

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None.

Extent

1.00 folders

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.”

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.

Other Descriptive Information

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

Processing Information

Janet C. Olson, May, 1997.
Title
Guide to the Elisabeth Blossom Boyd Diary
Author
Janet C. Olson
Date
01/05/1997
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

Contact:
Deering Library, Room 110
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US
847-491-3354