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Mary Irvin Wilder diaries

Call Number: RH MS 732


This collection includes 18 diaries of Mary Irvin Wilder from 1909 to 1926. The diaries reflect the lives of Mrs. Wilder and her husband, Daniel Webster Wilder (author of Annuals of Kansas) while they lived in Hiawatha, Kansas and later when Mrs. Wilder moved to Illinois. Their great granddaughter, Mary Ellen McKey, provides a transcription of each of the diaries as part of this collection.


  • 1909 - 1926


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.


1 Linear Feet (3 boxes)

Physical Location

RH MS 732

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gifts, Mary Ellen McKey, 1993-1997

Guide to the Mary Irvin Wilder Collection
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Mary Irvin Wilder Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS 732, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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