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Diary (Massachusetts)

Identifier: SC 00859

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Scope and Contents

This information has been provided by the seller and has not been verified:

"Marquette diary and daily reminder/a page a day for 1939. Handwritten with info of what this person did each day, weather, shopping etc. I have read a few pages--it is interesting. May 22 was this persons birthday--born may 22, 1862 and it's states 'I feel pretty good.' 77 years old. Pages are tight to the binding and in good condition. There are a few loose notes as to grocery shopping etc. and some addresses in the rear of the book and notes on the taxes--I believe this person may have lived in the Boston, Ma. area. Directions to Chas. H. Beverly in Bedford, Ma. are in the back."


  • Creation: 1939

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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.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased in September 2010.

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