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Emma Waln diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-081

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of the single handwritten diary of Emma Waln. Entries detail Waln's active social life, including descriptions of attendance of various social events, including whist parties, women's clubs meetings, lectures, and parties, as well as more informal social calls from friends and family. Waln's diary also describes attending classes and lectures at Swarthmore College. Individuals mentioned in Waln diary include Caleb Middleton and Mary Paxson.

Dates

  • 1890-1891

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Emma Waln (1869-1936) was born in Waln's Mill in Monmouth County, New Jersey, the daughter of Nicholas Waln and Mary B. Kirby. Waln married Charles E. Hires at the Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Arch Street in December of 1911. Emma Waln died in 1936, in Philadelphia, at the age of 67.

Extent

0.04 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language

English

Overview

Emma Waln's diary entries detail her active social life, including descriptions of attendance of various social events, including whist parties, women's clubs meetings, lectures, and parties, as well as more informal social calls from friends and family. Waln's diary also describes attending classes and lectures at Swarthmore College.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related Materials

  • HC.MC.950.063 C. Willis Edgerton papers
  • HC.MC.966 Nicolas Waln family papers
  • HC.MC.975.03.038 Waln family commonplace books

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed July, 2015.

Creator

Title
Emma Waln diary, 1890-1891
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
July, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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