Dorothy H. Christian Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0250
Creators:
Christian, Dorothy H.
Political History, Division of (NMAH)
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
Foley, James W.
Dates:
1881, 1913-1934
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.15 Cubic feet
1 box
Repository:

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.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Collection is unarranged.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
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.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by David Haberstich, 2001.
Author
David E. Haberstich
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by Estate of Dorothy H. Christian, through Elwood Davis, July 21, 1986.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
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.

Ownership and Custodial History
Ownership and Custodial History
Transferred to the Archives Center from the Division of Political History, December 3, 1986.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Socialites -- Washington (D.C.) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Appointment books -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Washington (D.C.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Diaries Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Poetry Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portraits -- 1920-1930 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- 1900-1950 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Books Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Political History, Division of (NMAH) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives