Nina Gabrilowitsch diaries

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Nina Gabrilowitsch diaries

Dates: 1921-1966

Handwritten diaries from 1921 to 1941 with typescripts of the materials. Gabrilowitsch writes about her travels, her family, school, concerts held by her father, and other daily activities. She also relates some family stories about Mark Twain. She lived in Detroit, Michigan, California, and New York State.

  • Extent: 3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Gabrilowitsch, Nina, 1910-1966
  • Call Number: MSS 1910
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Diaries must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 1910; Diaries; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1910, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Cynthia Lindsay; 1982.
Subject Terms
Gabrilowitsch, Nina, 1910-1966--Diaries; Twain, Mark, 1835-1910; California--History--Sources; Detroit (Mich.)--History--Sources; Home and Family; Material Types; Social Life and Customs; Women--United States--History--Sources
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Gabrilowitsch (Nina) diaries
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-03-26T13:00-0600
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Biographical History

American woman and granddaughter of the American author, Mark Twain.

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