Richard G. Lobdell Diary
Scope and Contents
The diary contains the day to day activities of Richard G. Lobdell in 1929; when he is 13 years old. The Diary begins on January 1, 1929 and he writes up to August 28, 1929. Most of the activities in the diary include, going to school, Sunday school, playing in a trio (which he soon quits), playing basketball, going on trips with his parents, listening to the radio (Amos and Andy, Real Folks, 3 in 1 Oilers, and The Dutch Masters Minstrels). He never really describes in great detail any of his trips, but mostly just where they went. His journal entries are usually fairly short and to point.
- 1929 January-August
- Lobdell, Richard G. (Author, Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Language of Materials
This collection contains the Diary about Richard G. Lobdell's day to day activities living in Kalamazoo; in early 1929. The diary was purchased by the Archives and Regional History Collection via the Starring Endowment.
Source of Acquisition
It contains the diary of Richard G. Lobdell, and is in very good condition. There are no signs of deterioration in the paper or the binding of the diary. All of the entries are written in ink, and the penmanship throughout the diary is clear and easy to read.
- Richard G. Lobdell Diary Finding Aid
- Dylan Huls
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Part of the Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections Repository
Charles C. and Lynn L. Zhang Legacy Collections Center
1650 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5307 US