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Elizabeth K. Duncan Munger Diary 1, 1882

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 5
Identifier: id241540

Scope and Contents

Elizabeth’s diary comprises short entries, three days per page for the whole year. Most, but not all, days are filled in. Elizabeth takes note of the weather, her health, her housework, her husband’s activities and schedule, her children’s lessons, as well as church services and meetings. She is involved in the Ladies’ missionary committee of her parish. From June 10 to September 9, Elizabeth recounts a family trip to Europe by steamer and train. The Munger family visits various regions of England, Scotland, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, and France. Elizabeth records her impressions of the places and landmarks visited.Delicate diary in a detachable leather binding; 116 pages. A printed calendar and almanac open the diary. At the end, twelve memorandum pages contain accounts of expenses and contact addresses of acquaintances and stores. Additional memorandum pages have been torn out.


  • Creation: 1882


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Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers.


From the Collection: 1.50 Linear Feet

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository