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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Political History
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
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Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The collection contains three books and two photographs: Kitchen Diary: Your Daily Friend (Chicago: P. F. Volland & Co., 1913) contains birth dates, addresses and appointments sporadic entries, 1921 1934. 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. Some One Like You by James W. Foley is a book of five pages of poetry and five illustrations, copyrighted 1916, with a box. Two small portrait photographs, one dated 1923, found in Kitchen Diary, are stored separately.
Two small portrait photographs, one dated 1923, found in "The Kitchen Diary," are stored separately.
Collection is unarranged.
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.
Collection processed by David Haberstich, 2001.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by Estate of Dorothy H. Christian, through Elwood Davis, July 21, 1986.
Using the Collection
Dorothy H. Christian Collection, circa 1881-1934, Archives Center,National Museum of American History.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection transferred to the Archives Center from the Division of Political History (now Division of Political and Military History, December 3, 1986.
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012