Diary of Thomas Cairns Livingstone, 1922

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 243 TD1969/10
  • Dates of Creation
      12 Jun - 31 Dec 1922
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description

Scope and Content

Handwritten daily entries accompanied by line drawings and illustrations drawn by the author.

Subjects include: end of engineering lock-out (13 Jun); holiday to Largs (17 - 30 Jun); re-opening of the subway by Glasgow Corporation (2 Jul); jubilee of the Glasgow tram cars which are flying flags in honour of the occasion (28 Aug); the development of his international stamp collection (31 Aug); air race from London to Glasgow (8 Sep); burning of the Veritas gas mantle building (11 Sep); his son elected as assistant scout at his Son of Temperance meeting (12 Sep); attendance at the House or Ideal Home Exhibition (19 Oct) and the general election (15 Nov).

Debits for 1922 recorded at the end of the volume.

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This diary is one of those which have been annotated and published as "Tommy's Peace: A Family Diary, 1919 - 1933", Thomas Livingstone and ed. by Ronnie Scott (Mainstream Publishing: London, 2010)