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SELF WORKS:
DIARIES, SCRAPBOOKS, AND OTHER AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL EFFORTS

Links to other "Self Works" on the Internet


Willa's Journal -- including Willa Cline's dream journal. A self-confessed reader of other people's online journals, Cline provides excerpts of journal's she has enjoyed, and a link to Open Pages, a Webring for online diarists.

The Emily Project -- the 1932 diary of a young woman which was found in 1995 in a flea market in Waterbury, Vermont. Amy & Phil Rodrigues Singer purchased the diary for 80 cents, transcribed it at this site, and invite readers to help understand Emily's life.


Elizabeth Johnson Harris Life Story, 1867-1923 -- at Duke University. The memoir of an African-American woman who was born in Georgia in 1867, written at age fifty-five in 1923.


Robert Hunter Personal Archive -- of the Grateful Dead lyricist, including his latest journal entry and archive of previous journal entries beginning March 18, 1996.

Alice Williamson Diary -- at Duke University. A 36-page diary kept by a schoolgirl from Gallatin, Tennessee, from February to September 1864.


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