Margaret Tupper True diary concerning Allen Tupper True as a baby
True, Margaret Tupper, 1858-1926
True, Henry A. (Henry Alphonso), 1858-1926
True, Allen Tupper
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Diary : 1 v. : handwritten ; 21 x 18 cm.
Allen Tupper True's mother records developmental milestones, illnesses, and other events from her son's early years. Majority of entries are written by Margaret Tupper True, a few by True's father Henry Alphonso and other family members (identified as "Grandma" and "Auntie Min"). Pasted or inserted into diary are: 2 photographs of Allen Tupper True as a baby, a lock of his hair, a cyanotype of Franklin School, El Paso, Texas, a ribbon, and a leaf. Though last dated entry is from August 24, 1891, majority of entries span 1881-1885.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560