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Mary Erskine Heilman Munger Diary 1, 1921-1925

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 2
Identifier: id241537

Scope and Contents

Mary’s diary has brief entries for most days of the five year period, though some days, especially in 1922, are left blank. In addition to occasional comments on the weather, Mary often reports on the health of her family members, especially her young sons Theodore, who dies at a young age,  James Duncan (b. 1921 December 21), and Thornton Osgood (b.1924 June 24). Mary also notes housework like sewing, cooking, and gardening, as well as her husband Thornton T. Munger’s travels and activities. Accounts of her social life include involvement in the Consumer League, the League of Women Voters, the American Association of University Women, Delta Gamma, Old People Home Society, the Board of Appeal, as well as reading and drama clubs, and movie and museum outings. Mary also records two trips to the East Coast (1921 April 4 to June 4; 1925 June 9 to August 14); and Rose’s spring 1923 trip to Portland (also in Rose’s Diaries #8 and #9 Box 2 Folders 2-3).Good condition; 366 pages. Additional notes at the end contain contact addresses and remedies.


  • Creation: 1921-1925


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Collection is open to all researchers.


From the Collection: 1.50 Linear Feet

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository