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Karl and Marion Zerbe diary, 1940

Karl and Marion Zerbe diary, 1940

Zerbe, Karl, 1903-1972

Item Information

Title: Karl and Marion Zerbe diary

Date: 1940

Physical Details: Diary : 1 v. : handwritten ; 20 x 14 cm

Description: Entries are very sporadic, brief, and written in two different hands - presumably Karl Zerbe and his wife Marion. Primarily they document the Zerbes' daughter Maria's weight and eating habits as a baby.

Also includes a few drafts of letters, and sketches, and in the back, lists of financial expenditures. Pasted in are an illustrated menu for New Year's Eve, a photograph of a dining room, and a Valentine.

Creator: Zerbe, Karl, 1903-1972

Forms part of: Karl Zerbe papers, 1938-1989

Rights Statement: U.S. public domain

Citation: Karl and Marion Zerbe diary, 1940. Karl Zerbe papers, 1938-1989. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 16727