Diary of an Anonymous Woman

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The personal diary of an unnamed woman, living at Thornley, county Durham, kept in Lett's Desk Diary. The entries give information about the writer's daily activities, and those of members of her family.

Administrative / Biographical History

Little is known about the writer of the diary and her background. Internal evidence suggests that she was living with her family at Thornley, county Durham, and that they possibly had a small farm.

Reference: University of Birmingham, Special Collections Department, Online Archive Catalogue  (http://calmview.bham.ac.uk/). Accessed May 2002.

Conditions Governing Access

Open. Access to all registered researchers.

Acquisition Information

Unknown.

Other Finding Aids

A paper catalogue is available in the Special Collections Department.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to make any published use of any material from the collection must be sought in advance in writing from the University Archivist, Special Collections. Identification of copyright holders of unpublished material is often difficult. Special Collections will assist where possible with identifying copyright owners, but responsibility for ensuring copyright clearance rests with the user of the material.

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