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Box 1

 File — Box: 1
Identifier: id241522
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains 16 diaries kept by members of the Munger family from New Haven, Connecticut and Portland, Oregon. The collection contains information about the social, religious, cultural, and intellectual lives of late 19th- and early 20th-century women, the daily rhythms of their domestic lives and family relations. Twelve of the diaries were kept by Rosanna ("Rose" or Rosa") May Munger from 1886-1945, excluding years...
Dates: 1882-1945; Majority of material found in 1900-1930

Rose Munger Diary 1, 1886 January 1-1886 May 8

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: id241523
Scope and Contents Rose’s first diary offers detailed entries for every day in which she relates her family life, her social life, and her education at home, consisting of readings in history and literature, sewing, and geometry and music lessons with a tutor. Rose also records her attendance to prayer meetings, exhibitions, and public lectures, as well as her appreciation of her father’s church sermons. She professes her interest in literary criticism and her inclination to write. While living in New Haven,...
Dates: 1886 January 1-1886 May 8

Rose Munger Diary 2, 1886 May 9-November 4

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: id241524
Scope and Contents

A continuation of the first diary on similar themes. Additionally, Rose reports the death of her mother Elizabeth on 3 October 1886 after a long illness and recounts the family’s mourning. The diary also includes references to books and articles she is reading, as well as to her health and her father Theodore’s travel and work schedule.Fragile condition; 199 pages

Dates: 1886 May 9-November 4

Rose Munger Diary 3, 1886 November 5-1887 July 10

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: id241525
Scope and Contents

A continuation of entries narrating her daily routine. After 1887 January 5, narrative entries stop. The remaining entries consist of lists of daily readings and, occasionally, key events of the day. Binding damaged; 87 pages

Dates: 1886 November 5-1887 July 10

Rose Munger Travel Diary 4, 1887 July 22-1906 March 8

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: id241526
Scope and Contents (No entries between 8 September 1887 and 19 November 1905. The diary provides a detailed itinerary of the Munger family's 1887 tour of Great Britain. Rose describes English and Scottish landscapes, historical landmarks, and museums, as well as the church services she attends. Rose adds an account of a later trip to Italy with shorter entries about her experience on the steamer, and the historic and religious buildings she visits (also in Rose’s Diary #6 Box 1 Folder).Cover in good condition...
Dates: 1887 July 22-1906 March 8

Rose Munger Diary 5, 1900-1904

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: id241527
Scope and Contents This diary includes entries of a few lines stating the main events of each day for five years. Topics covered include Rose’s frequent attendance to church services, public lectures, and social clubs; housework; leisure activities; social calls; and small trips across the Northeast to visit acquaintances. She specifies her involvement with the [S.M.C.], the Armstrong League [of Hampton Workers?], prayer meetings, book clubs, missionary societies, county meetings, and teachers meetings. She...
Dates: 1900-1904

Rose Munger Diary 6, 1905-1909

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Identifier: id241528
Scope and Contents In short daily entries for each day for five years, Rose notes the weather, her mood, housework, correspondence, the assistance she provides to her father, and the several social and religious meetings she attends. Rose reports her trip to Italy (also in Diary #4 Box 1 Folder 4), journeys to Washington DC, where she stays with her sister Eleanor and visits several landmarks, as well as small trips across New England.Good condition; 366 pages. A two page memorandum at the end lists some plays...
Dates: 1905-1909