Rose Munger Diary 7, 1915-1919
Scope and Contents
This diary includes entries of a few lines stating the main events of almost each day for five years. Among other things, Rose comments on her health, the weather, her social activities, housework, and correspondence. She mentions working for the War Bureau, the Red Cross, and missionary clubs. While Rose resides in New Haven most of the time, she relates frequent local travel and trips to Washington DC. The diary also includes three major train journeys to Portland and the West Coast, to spend a few months with her brother Thornton and his wife Mary (1915 March 22 to May 30; 1917 February 7 to June 12; 1919 November 6 to 1920 April 30, the second half of which is recorded in Diary #8 Box 2 Folder 2).Fair condition; 366 pages. Additional entries on two pages, plus a three page memorandum that lists some plays and operas attended.
- Creation: 1915-1919
- From the Collection: Munger, Rosanna May, 1866- (Person)
- From the Collection: Munger, Elizabeth Kinsman Duncan, 1842-1886 (Person)
- From the Collection: Munger, Mary Erskine Heilman, 1883-1967 (Person)
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access:
Collection is open to all researchers.
From the Collection: 1.50 Linear Feet