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Diary, 1 January 1880-31 December 1880

 Item — Box: 1

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The Alice Elizabeth Schall diary dates from 1 January 1880 to 31 December 1880. In this diary, Schall writes about the events of her everyday life and the things that are important to her. She comments on the weather and her sleep patterns almost every day as well as letters she wrote and received, visitors, and her health. Schall had a great talent for art, music, and literature and often comments on her drawings and music lessons. She also remarks about her emotions and feelings of loneliness, often writing that she cried “about something” but not specifying about what. She used the back of her diary to keep track of her letters.


  • Creation: 1 January 1880-31 December 1880


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From the Collection: 0.2 Cubic Feet (/ 1 box)

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The Alice Elizabeth Schall diary has been digitized and made accessible in Digital Special Collections. To access this content, click on the diary's title below.

Repository Details

Part of the Augustana College Special Collections Repository

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Thomas Tredway Library
Rock Island Illinois 61201 United States