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Box 2

 File — Box: 2
Identifier: id241529
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 7, 1915-1919

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 1
Identifier: id241530
Scope and Contents This diary includes entries of a few lines stating the main events of almost each day for five years. Among other things, Rose comments on her health, the weather, her social activities, housework, and correspondence. She mentions working for the War Bureau, the Red Cross, and missionary clubs. While Rose resides in New Haven most of the time, she relates frequent local travel and trips to Washington DC. The diary also includes three major train journeys to Portland and the West Coast, to...
Dates: 1915-1919

Rose Munger Diary 8 - 1920 to 1924

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 2
Identifier: id241531
Scope and Contents In addition to the daily weather and her health, Rose records social calls and many leisure activities, such as reading, going to the movie theater, the opera, and exhibits. She notes her involvement in the United Church auxiliary and missionary offices, the [S.M.C.], the League of Women Voters, and the Visiting Nurse Association. She also accomplishes desk work and genealogical research. Rose records another trip to Oregon to visit her brother's family, staying with acquaintances throughout...
Dates: 1882-1945; Majority of material found in 1900-1930

Rose Munger Diary 9, 1925-1929

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 3
Identifier: id241532
Scope and Contents A continuation on similar themes, including weather, health, house chores, movies, and involvement with church-affiliated organizations, the League of Women Voters, and the Visiting Nurse Association. Rose relates her brother Thornton and his wife Mary’s visit to the East Coast in the summer of 1925 (also in Mary’s Diary #1 Box 3 Folder 2). Rose recounts another trip to Portland via Bloomington, Chicago, Colorado Springs, and the Royal Gorge on the Rio Grande and Union Pacific Railroads...
Dates: 1925-1929

Rose Munger Diary 10, 1930-1934

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 4
Identifier: id241533
Scope and Contents Rose continues her charitable and secretarial work with the aforementioned organizations, in addition to the Ladies Aid committee. She gives her appreciation of numerous movies and plays, and her attendance to classes and lectures. Accounts of two trips to the American and Canadian West Coast and the American Southwest are included (1930 September 27 to 1931 February 7; 1933 March 28 to June 29) (also in Mary’s Diary #3 Box 3 Folder 4).Good condition; 366 pages. A loose note is inserted...
Dates: 1930-1934

Rose Munger Diary 11, 1935-1939

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 5
Identifier: id241534
Scope and Contents In addition to daily comments on the weather, Rose notes her attendance to church services and various public lectures, her involvement in aforementioned organizations, her visits to the library, social calls, housework, as well as leisure activities like letter writing, reading and listening to the radio. Rose mostly stays in New Haven, with the exception of summer vacations and trips on the East Coast.Good condition; 366 pages. A memorandum page at the end of each month lists movies and...
Dates: 1935-1939