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Louis Pope Gratacap diaries, 1863-1909

Title
Louis Pope Gratacap diaries, 1863-1909 (bulk 1873-1909).
Author
Gratacap, L. P. (Louis Pope), 1851-1917.

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Vol/DateFormatAccessStatusCall NumberLocation
Diary 1863Mixed materialRequest in advanceAvailableMssCol 1199 Diary 1863Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328
volume 1 (Jan 1873 - Oct 1881)Mixed materialRequest in advanceAvailableMssCol 1199 volume 1 (Jan 1873 - Oct 1881)Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328
volume 2 (Nov 1881 - Sep 1897)Mixed materialRequest in advanceAvailableMssCol 1199 volume 2 (Nov 1881 - Sep 1897)Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328
volume 3 (Sep 1897 - Sep 1905)Mixed materialRequest in advanceAvailableMssCol 1199 volume 3 (Sep 1897 - Sep 1905)Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328
volume 4 (Sep 1905 - Oct 1909)Mixed materialRequest in advanceAvailableMssCol 1199 volume 4 (Sep 1905 - Oct 1909)Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

Details

Description
1.05 linear feet (5 volumes)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Diaries.
Access (note)
  • Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Additional Formats (note)
  • available on microfilm;
Call Number
MssCol 1199
OCLC
740075050
Author
Gratacap, L. P. (Louis Pope), 1851-1917.
Title
Louis Pope Gratacap diaries, 1863-1909 (bulk 1873-1909).
Restricted Access
Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Additional Formats
Diary, 1863 available on microfilm; *ZL-264.
Summary
Diaries of naturalist L.P. Gratacap include a boyhood diary (1863) kept on Staten Island concerning school, church, and home life, recreations, etc. There are comments on his relatives, playmates, the weather, Civil War, etc. Contains an address list of a much later date. Four additional diaries (1873-1909) contain nature and mineralogical observations mainly while vacationing in upper New York State, New England, Pennsylvania, Canada, Iceland, Scotland, Bermuda, etc. He comments on weather conditions, personal matters, philosophy, religion, current events, operas, plays, concerts, art exhibitions, Centennial Exhibition of 1876 at Philadelphia, etc. Many programs, photographs, clippings, etc. have been inserted.
Research Call Number
MssCol 1199
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