A Guide to the Lewis Leonard Diary, 1913-1918 Leonard, Lewis, Diary Ms2008-054

A Guide to the Lewis Leonard Diary, 1913-1918

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Special Collections
Accession Number Ms2008-054


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Processed by: Emily K. Bibby, Special Collections Staff

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Accession Number
Ms2008-054
Title
Lewis Leonard Diary 1913-1918
Physical Characteristics
1 container; 0.1 cu. ft.
Language
English
Abstract
Diary of Lewis Leonard, a resident of Oswego, New York, written from 1913 to 1918.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the Lewis Leonard Diary must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Lewis Leonard Diary, Ms2008-054 - Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Lewis Leonard Diary was purchased by Special Collections in 1993.

Processing Information

The processing and description of the Lewis Leonard Diary commenced and was completed in August 2008.


Biographical Information

Lewis Leonard was a resident of Oswego, New York in the early twentieth century. He and his wife, Emily, had at least two children, including one who served in World War I.

Scope and Content

The diary of Lewis Leonard, written from 1913 to 1918, primarily documents the day-to-day life of its author. Leonard describes social activities, his health and the health of others, clothing, and the weather. However, he also comments upon many of the major events and trends of the time, including Woodrow Wilson's election, declaration of war in Europe, the sinking of the Lusitania, and the suffragette and anarchist movements.

Contents List

Folder 1
Lewis Leonard Diary 1913-1918