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Box Small Collections Box 94


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Diaries, 1920-1921

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 94, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents

This folder contains two pocket diaries. The 1920 diary is brown and the 1921 diary is green and bears the title “Standard Diary No.516.”

Diary, 1920

 Item — Box: Small Collections Box 94, Folder: 2, Object: 1
Scope and Contents In the 1920 diary, Hermann joins the Freemasons at Braden Lodge and quickly advances in rank there. There is the usual involvement in church activities; he volunteers to audit the church’s finances in advance of their application for an equity mortgage, and becomes involved in the Forward Movement. In May there is a city election and he notes that all but one councilman were ousted. Hermann recounts having his wisdom teeth pulled. In September he attends the State Fair and participates in a...

Diary, 1921

 Item — Box: Small Collections Box 94, Folder: 2, Object: 2
Identifier: id246941
Scope and Contents In January 1921, Hermann departs on an extended vacation to visit a friend in California. He travels by train through South Dakota and North Dakota, heading west through Montana and across the Cascades. He arrives in Seattle, Washington, and travels by train to Portland, Oregon, then on to Sacramento, California, and finally Los Angeles, California. In Los Angeles he meets his friend and they rent a car and drive to San Diego, California, and on to Tiajuana, Mexico. While California, he...

Diary, circa 1959

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 94, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains the diaries, 1953-1960, of Gertrude Lovett of Beverly, Massachusetts. The diaries describe trips taken by Lovett and her husband, Earle Lovett. The first diary, 1953, concerns a road trip taken by the Lovetts starting in Massachusetts and traveling to the West Coast of the United States and Canada, including stops in a number of National Parks. There is also an account of a trip to Florida in 1960.The second diary contains an account of a 1959 trip to...