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Diary (Brooklyn, NY)

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00821

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

Diary, 1935, of a teenage boy of Brooklyn, New York. Daily diary entries record school and leisure activities, holidays, chores performed and the occasional comment on local or national events. He mentions that his family owned a beauty parlor and observed Jewish holidays.

He first attended Ultrecht High School and then transferred to Samuel J. Tilden High School. He seemed to have done well in school and enjoyed playing the violin. He mentions library visits and reading, frequent visits to the movies and also going out with his friends.

Dates

  • 1935

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Extent

0.01 Linear Foot

Acquisition Information:

Purchase.

Physical Description

1 vol.

Processing Information:

Accessioned and processed by Ute Schechter in May 2009.

Title
Guide to the Diary (Brooklyn, NY)
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Ute Schechter.
Date
2009-05-26
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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