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Accession number 2003/005
Catalog Number 2003/005.013
Object Name Diary
Scope & Content Original handwritten diary of Leon Riddle covering 01/1/1931 to 11/25/1932. This is one of five handwritten diaries of his in this accession. Diary cover says 1/1/1931 but starts 1/7/1931.

Leon H. Riddle (8/16/1864-1936), and sons Karl and Kenyon who grew up in Herington, Kansas, kept diaries describing weather, daily events, family, business, political and social activity; local, national and international events.

See also Object ID 2003/005.037 for bound black binder that includes typed version of this time period; see Object ID 2003/005.039 for keywords, photocopies of this period and for comparison of text.

Box 6
Year Range from 1931.0
Year Range to 1932.0
Title Leon Riddle Diary January 1 (7)-31(1931) to November 25, 32 (1932)
Collection John Kenyon Riddle Collection
People Riddle, Leon H.
Search Terms Diary
Subjects Histories
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact