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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Harold W. Mattke Diaries

Identifier: M/A 0240
Description of Contents The collection consists of six boxes containing a set of diaries written by Harold Mattke. The diaries consist of handwritten daily entries detailing his daily life and activities, the weather and events in the news. Earlier entries are only several sentences in length while later entries are a very full written page.Some years are missing but the diaries available cover 1940-1942, 1954, 1961, 1963, 1968, 1970-1975, 1978-1987, 1989-2000, 2002-2005. The vast majority of the...
Dates: 1940 - 2005

Peter Kosmas Diaries

Identifier: M/A 0340

The collection consists of loose-leaf diaries written by Peter Kosmas between 1936 and 1943 while he was a student at Washburn High School and the University of Minnesota. The bulk of the diary entries are handwritten and focus on Kosmas' academic, social, and family life. The diaries occassionally include newspaper clippings, photographs, and ephemera, including a 1941 Washburn High School commencement program. Several entries relate to World War II.

Dates: 1936 - 1943

Watson Family Papers

Identifier: M/A 0063
Description of Contents Collection consists of diaries, photos, scrapbooks and sheet music created by three female members of the Watson family from 1866-1937. Amelia G. (Chapin) Watson’s diaries and scrapbook from 1866-1932 are include with papers of her two daughters. Alice Watson’s diaries range from 1881 (age 13) to 1937 (age 70). The collection also contains 13 pieces of original sheet music by Grace Watson. Song’s include: "Awakening of Sweet William", 1909; "Boy's Argument", 1909; "Flowers Lullaby", 1908;...
Dates: 1866 - 1937