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Charles Green Shaw diary, 1963-1964

Charles Green Shaw diary, 1963-1964

Shaw, Charles Green, 1892-1974

Item Information

Title: Charles Green Shaw diary

Date: 1963-1964

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, 1892-1974

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

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Charles Green Shaw diary, 1963-1964. Charles Green Shaw papers, 1686, 1833-1979, bulk, 1909-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 16739