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Extracts from the diary of George M. Shriver

Description

Four pages containing an entry dated October 1, 1887 from the diary of George McLean Shriver (1868-1942), vice president of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company. In this entry, Shriver discusses learning the birth date of Elizabeth M. Chism (1866-1935), the woman he is courting, and shares what he decides to buy for her as a gift. Shriver and Chism married the following year in 1888 and had five children.

Date

1887-10-01

Language(s)

English

Collection Number

MS 2085.6

Dimensions

4.25 x 6.5 inches

Extent

4 pages (from 1 bound volume of unnumbered pages)

Resource ID

11771

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.