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Walter McWilliams diary

Walter McWilliams diary

Descriptive Summary

Title: Walter McWilliams diary
Creator: McWilliams, Henry Walter, 1857-1936
Inclusive Dates: 1878
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms3699
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Walter McWilliams (born 1857) lived in Griffin, Georgia.

Scope and Content

This diary lists the daily life of Walter McWilliams. It covers his daily routine in detail, such as getting up, eating breakfast, feeding his canary Sweety, cutting woods, playing the organ and guitar, going to the plantation, planting fruit trees, visiting friends, buying newspapers, going to church. He often mentions his mother's drinking problem and is also greatly preoccupied with his love for his girlfriend, later his wife, Lula (Luella).

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Walter McWilliams diary, ms3699, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Georgia -- Social life and customs.
Plantations -- Georgia.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Diary, 1878