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Margaret Tupper True diary concerning Allen Tupper True as a baby, 1881-1891, from the Allen Tupper True and True family papers, 1841-1987

Margaret Tupper True diary concerning Allen Tupper True as a baby, 1881-1891

True, Margaret Tupper, 1858-1926

Item Information

Title: Margaret Tupper True diary concerning Allen Tupper True as a baby

Date: 1881-1891

Physical Details: Diary : 1 v. : handwritten ; 21 x 18 cm.

Description: Allen Tupper True's mother records developmental milestones, illnesses, and other events from her son's early years.

Majority of entries are written by Margaret Tupper True, a few by True's father Henry Alphonso and other family members (identified as "Grandma" and "Auntie Min").

Pasted or inserted into diary are: 2 photographs of Allen Tupper True as a baby, a lock of his hair, a cyanotype of Franklin School, El Paso, Texas, a ribbon, and a leaf.

Though last dated entry is from August 24, 1891, majority of entries span 1881-1885.

Creator: True, Margaret Tupper, 1858-1926

Forms part of: Allen Tupper True and True family papers, 1841-1987

Rights Statement: U.S. public domain

Citation: Margaret Tupper True diary concerning Allen Tupper True as a baby, 1881-1891. Allen Tupper True and True family papers, 1841-1987. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 16843