Henry J. Barber Diary
Scope and Contents
Five-year diary, 1932-1936, of a teenage boy, Henry Barber (1918-2002) of Pittsfield, Massachusetts. There are a couple of entries for 1937 on loose pieces of paper as well. In brief daily entries, Henry describes his daily activities, like going to school, collecting stamps, reading, going to ball games, riding his bike and listening to the radio. He wrote most days in 1934, 1935 and 1936 and less often in 1932 and 1933. Also included are a few loose pages, on which he noted the titles of books and magazines, and kept track of his leisure activities and hobbies.
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- Creation: 1932-1937
- Barber, Henry J., 1918-2002 (Person)
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Accessioned and minimally processed in February 2010 by Ute Schechter, Warren E. Burger Archivist.
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- The collection description/finding aid is written in English