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Estelle Borhek Johnston’s diary, 1938

 File — Box: SC MS 0281.04, Folder: 01
Identifier: SC MS 0281.04.01

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The contents of the collection were presented to Lehigh University in archive boxes with a “bookplate” of the autograph Arch Johnston written over the legs of a two-humped camel with Box # ____ and on the bottom of “bookplate” label is printed Janet Johnston Housenick and William D. Housenick Memorial Foundation as identifier on seven of the boxes, the remainder just have Archibald Johnston Papers handwritten on plain labels.


  • Creation: 1938


Conditions Governing Access

Collection housed remotely. Users need to contact 24 hours in advance.


From the Collection: 10 Linear Feet (15 light gray archival boxes) ; 10 linear feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Separated Materials

Estelle Borhek Johnston’s diary from 1938 17 x 11 x 2 cm black pebble leather with gold-edged pages, 1938 gold printed on upper left corner of cover as well as spine. Entries from January 1 to December 31 with a few pages of household expenses. Interesting insight into her daily activities.

Repository Details

Part of the Lehigh University Special Collections Repository

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