Diary of Virginia Slover, 1905
Daily diary kept by Virginia Slover.
Language of Materials
Materials in English.
Access. Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright. Copyright in the diary of Virginia Slover 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 a diary created by Virginia Slover. Diary entries describe Slover's daily life in high school and at home, while living in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with her aunt and uncle. Topics include visiting her mother and father during school vacations, homesickness, the South High School debate team, her social life, outings with Arthur Reum, attending church, chores, and letters received. The last entry reflects on the past year.
Virginia Slover was born on July 9, 1888, to Arthur Slover and Grace (Jackson) Slover in Gales Township, Minnesota. In 1905, Virginia Slover moved to the Minneapolis, Minnesota, area to live with an aunt and uncle, where she attended the South High School. Virginia Slover married Arthur Reum on September 8, 1908. The Reums had one child: Virginia "Vee" Reum (1909-1956). Virginia Slover Reum died on December 7, 1977, in Monterey, California.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The diary of Virginia Slover was given to the Schlesinger Library by E.C. Davis in 1989.
Existence and Location of Copies
Digital Surrogates of the items in this collection are available through the Adam Matthew online database Gender: Identity and Social Change (Access restricted to subscribing institutions).
Updated and additional description added: April 2021
By: Cat Lea Holbrook
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