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Dorothy H. Christian Collection, 1881; 1913-1934

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Collector:
Christian, Dorothy H
Political History, Division of (NMAH)
Author:
Shakespeare, William 1564-1616
Foley, James W
Subject:
Harding, Warren G (Warren Gamaliel) 1865-1923
Physical description:
Photoprints: Silver gelatin on paper
0.15 cu. ft.: 1 box
Type:
Diaries
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Books
Appointment books
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1881
1881-1934
1881 1913-1934
1920-1930
1900-1950
20th century
Notes:
Dorothy Christian's father was secretary to President Warren G. Harding. The three books illustrate, to a small extent, events of interest to a woman in the social world of Washington, D.C. in the 1920s.
Summary:
3 books and 2 photographs.
Book: "The Kitchen Diary: Your Daily Friend" (Chicago: P. F. Volland & Co., 1913) contains birth dates, addresses and appointments--sporadic entries, 1921-1934.
Book: "The Shakespeare Birthday Book" (Mary F. P. Dunbar, ed., London, 1881) has a quotation from Shakespeare for every day in the year; scattered throughout the book are names of relatives and friends.
Book: "Some One Like You" by James W. Foley: five pages of poetry and five illustrations, copyrighted 1916, with a box.
Photographs: Two small portrait photographs, one dated 1923, found in "The Kitchen Diary," are stored separately.
Cite as:
Dorothy H. Christian Collection, ca. 1881-1934, Archives Center,National Museum of American History
Topic:
Socialites
Poetry
Portraits
Local number:
1986.3145 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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