Diary of Delia Kingsley, 1906-1910
Collection consists of Delia Kingsley's diary describing her teaching, studies, romantic interests, travels, and other daily concerns.
Language of Materials
Materials in English.
Access. Original closed. Use digital object.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright. Copyright in the diary created by Delia Kingsley, as well as, copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.
Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.
Collection consists of Delia Kingsley's diary describing her teaching, studies, romantic interests, travels, and other daily concerns. Also included are accounts detailing her expenditures. Diary entries and account entries written tête-bêche. Nine loose sheets are inserted in the middle of the volume that continue the diary and the accounts.
Delia Kingsley was a schoolteacher in western Massachusetts. It appears that she taught there, and in Housatonic, New York and Lansdowne, Pennsylvania, and in New Haven, Connecticut, where she also took courses.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Accession number: 96-M6
The diary of Delia Kingsley was acquired by the Schlesinger Library from De Wolf and Wood in 1996.
Processed: January 1996
By: Anne Engelhart
Updated and additional description added: December 2020
By: Amber L. Moore
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- Processing of this collection was made possible by Patricia M. King/Schlesinger Library Director's Fund.
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