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Charles Green Shaw diary

Charles Green Shaw diary

Shaw, Charles Green

Item Information

Physical Details: Diary : 1 v. : handwritten ; 25 x 21 cm

Description: Identified in finding aid as vol. 128 (of 145), though Shaw's numbering on handwritten title page gives vol. number as 69. Title page reads: Vol. LXIX; 1963-1964; Nantucket, Sept. 1 - Sept. 7; Newport, Sept. 7 - Sept. 9

Shaw gives a detailed account of the events and activities of each day in the form of a list of short phrases, noting rising and bedtimes, hours spent writing or painting, social engagements and business appointments. He also mentions noteworthy news events such as the assassination of John F. Kennedy.

This is one of 145 diaries in the papers of Charles Green Shaw.

Creator: Shaw, Charles Green

Forms part of: Charles Green Shaw papers, 1686, 1833-1979, bulk, 1909-1974

Digital ID: 16739