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COLLECTION Identifier: A/F248

Diary of Adele M. Fasick, 1945


Daily diary of librarian and author Adele M. Fasick.


  • 1945


Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the diary created by Adele M. Fasick 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.


1 folder

Collection consists of diary written when Adele M. Fasick was a teenager, covering school and social activities, and her thoughts about religion. Fasick also comments on the end of World War II.


Adele Mongan Fasick was born in New York City on March 18, 1930. She grew up in Queens, New York, and graduated from Richmond High School in 1947. A graduate of Cornell (1951), she received an M.A. and M.S.L.S. from Columbia University, and a Ph.D. from Case Western Reserve University. She taught at the University of Toronto where she served as dean of the Faculty of Library and Information Science.

Adele M. Fasick's publications include the Charlotte Edgerton historical mystery series; as well as The Beauty Who Would Not Spin (1988);Margaret Fuller: An Uncommon Woman (2012); From Boardbook to Facebook: Children's Services in an Interactive Age (2011); and Children Using Media; Reading and Viewing Preferences Among the Users and Nonusers of the Regina Public Library (1977).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 90-M69

The diary of Adele M. Fasick was given to the Schlesinger Library by Adele M. Fasick (via Joan Brumberg) in 1990.

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).

Processing Information

Updated and additional description added: March 2022

By: Cat Lea Holbrook

The Schlesinger Library attempts to provide a basic level of preservation and access for all collections, and does more extensive processing of higher priority collections as time and resources permit.  Finding aids may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.

Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
Language of description
Processing of this collection was made possible by gifts from the Zetlin Sisters Fund, the Jane Rainie Opel ’50 Fund, and the Gerard Schlesinger Library Fund.

Repository Details

Part of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute Repository

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