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Accession number 2003/005
Catalog Number 2003/005.033
Object Name Diary
Scope & Content Leon H. Riddle diary, typed and bound in black binder 10/10/1913-7/30/1916; not the original handwritten diary. This is one several diaries or copies of diaries of his in this accession.

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.

His work included real estate, insurance, loans and collections. He was involved in the affairs of Henrington, KS. This volume begins with the wedding of son Karl, and near the end, the wedding of son Kenyon. In addition to the town and business affairs, weather, social activities and politics, there are entries on the progression from their onset to end of the text of WWI and the Mexican engagement.



Box 5
Year Range from 1913.0
Year Range to 1916.0
Title L.H. Riddle Diary 10/10/1913-7/30/1916
Collection John Kenyon Riddle Collection
People Riddle, Dorothy
Riddle, Harriet
Riddle, Karl
Riddle, Kathryn
Riddle, Kenyon
Riddle, Leon H.
Riddle, Louise
Search Terms Diary
Kansas
Herington, KS
WWI
Subjects Cities
History
Military History
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact