Guide to the Emma Smith Diaries , 1819-1858

Department of Special Collections
Green Library
Stanford University Libraries
Stanford, CA 94305-6004
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Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
© 1999
The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Emma Smith Diaries , 1819-1858

Collection number: M0298

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
Special Collections staff
Date Completed:
ca. 1978
© 1999 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Emma Smith Diaries ,
Date (inclusive): 1819-1858
Collection number: Special Collections M0298
Creator: Smith, Emma, d.1858.
Extent: 2 linear ft.
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

Provenance

Purchased, 1978.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item] Emma Smith Diaries , M0298, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical Note

Emma Smith was an Englishwoman who lived at Tring Park, Hertfordshire and Glenville near Southhampton in the nineteenth century. She made regular trips to Europe during her lifetime.

Scope and Content

Diaries, travel journals, and sketchbooks (1819-1855) providing a detailed and sustained account of Emma Smith's daily life. Also included are papers regarding disposal of her property, her funeral account, and a printed copy of MANUAL OF NOBILITY.

Container List

Box 1

1. 1804 The Manual of Nobility, small, red.

Box 1

2. 1819Small green daily diary

Box 1

3. 1819Small red diary and record book (expenses)

Box 1

4. 1825Large red daily diary

Box 1

5. 1826Small red daily diary

Box 1

6. 1827Small brown daily diary

Box 1

7. 1828Small red daily diary

Box 1

8. 1829Mottled green with red binding daily diary

Box 1

9. 1829White daily diary

Box 1

10. 1832Blue book with initials M.S., journal and letters.

Box 1

11. 1831-32Small brown, household expense book

Box 1

12. 1832Small red expense book

Box 1

13. 1834Small red diary and record of expenses

Box 1

14. 1834Large green journal with daily diary entries.

Box 1

15. 1835Small red daily diary

Box 2

16. 1837Small red daily diary

Box 2

17. 1838Small purple daily diary

Box 2

18. 1838Small blue daily diary

Box 2

19. 1838Large black journal with red binding and daily diary entries.

Box 2

20. 1829Small red daily diary

Box 2

21. 1840 Lett's diary No 9 with daily diary entries.

Box 2

22. 1841Small red daily diary

Box 2

23. 1842Blue daily diary

Box 2

24. 1843Large green daily diary - Germany

Box 2

25. 1843 Journal in Germany daily diary

Box 2

26. 1843Blue daily diary

Box 2

27. 1844Blue-grey Diary 1844 with daily entries

Box 2

28. 1845Brown with gold, daily diary

Box 3

29. 1845Red with gold daily diary

Box 3

30. 1845Dark green with red spine daily diary 1845

Box 3

31. 1846Blue with red spine Diary 1846 daily diary b

Box 3

32. 1847 and 1851Journal of tour of France

Box 3

33. 1847Blue Diary 1847 daily diary

Box 3

34. 1849Grey Diary 1849 daily diary

Box 3

35. 1851Green Daily Rememberancer

Box 3

36. 1853Small red daily diary

Box 3

37. 1855Grey brown Lett's Diary #11 1855

Box 3

38. 1843Sketchbook with watercolors - Purple water-stained cover, large.

Box 3

39. 1851Red Album with sketches, some water colors, large

Box 3

40. Small mottled grey and blue journal by niece

Box 4

41. Large mottled red and grey sketchbook Sketches E.S.

Box 4

42. Small mottled brown with blue binding sketch book

Box 4

43. Marbeled paper over boards with half-leather binding - sketchbook, large

Box 4

44. Green and black sketchbook

Box 4

45. Grey and black sketchbook Laura Maria Seymour 1854

Box 4

46. 1904Sketchbook, watercolours Alice Mary Fellows - 1904

Box 4

47. Marbleddpaper, soft cover, begun 1796 Frolicks several hands

Box 4

48. Small red account book, nd,personal addresses, recipes, distances.

Box 4

49. Loose papers and sketches.

Physical Description: (Folder)