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Bessie M. Clayton Diary, 1936-1938

Title
Bessie M. Clayton Diary, 1936-1938
ID
Mss. Acc. 2011.146
Extent
0.05 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents
Diary, 1936-1938, of Bessie M. Clayton of Bremerton, Washington. In it, she describes her personal life, travels around the states of Washington and Oregon, drinking, burlesque shows, basketball games, boxing, and politics, such as Franklin Roosevelt's election in 1936.
Creators
Clayton, Bessie M.
Subjects
American diaries--Women authors
Beer
Burlesque (Theater)
Oregon--Description and travel
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
Washington (State)--Description and travel
Washington (State)--Social life and customs
Women--Diaries
Women travelers--Diaries
Genres
Diaries
Languages
English

Administrative Information

Acquired
03/10/2011.
Restrictions
Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Rights
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Acquisition Note
 Source: Purchase..
Preferred Citation
Bessie M. Clayton Diary, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary
Collection Material Type:
Papers
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