Category Archives: Claire Wight

Entries from the diaries of Claire Wight of Kalamazoo beginning in 1909.

Tues., Oct. 6, 1914

Junior Class Party Tues. Oct. 6, 1914 OO Mr. Crowe asked to take me tonight but I’d promised “Val”. This P.M. I went to bed and got my lit then read love stories. This evening I went to the party … Continue reading

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Mon., Oct. 5, 1914

Mon. Oct. 5, 1914 OO. Today Mr. Valentine shrieked out of the window at school and when I came below he wanted to know if I had a date for tomorrow night it struck me so funny that I told … Continue reading

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Sun., Oct. 4, 1914

Hear Harry Munroe! Sun. Oct. 4, 1914 Oh diary this has been a wonderful wonderful day to me. I believe God gave it to reveal to me something of the greatness of a life and to broaden my vision, to … Continue reading

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Sat., Oct. 3, 1914

Sat. Oct. 3, 1914 OO. This P.M. Helen Merchant and Pat and a lot of others went to Otsego to the football game. I stayed home and a lot of the Otsego men came here to play tennis with some … Continue reading

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Fri., Oct. 2, 1914

  Fri. Oct. 2, 1914   OO Had Lab. work all day. This morning in Physics lab. and this P.M. in chemistry laberatory[sic]. Idelle Tapley and I spent an hour fixing up the Kappa Pi room  we put up autumn … Continue reading

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Sept. 28-30, 1914

Mon. Sept. 28, 1914 OO didn’t get called on to recite. My how I have to laugh in Dr MacEwan he says such funny things This P.M. I brought home a different Kodak on approval  it’s a $12.00 one and … Continue reading

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Sept. 24-27, 1914

Thur. Sept. 24, 1914 OO Went to prayer meeting tonight.   Fri. Sept 25, 1914 OO Went down town and had my hat trimmed and now mother has decided she doesn’t like it and is going to take it back. … Continue reading

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Sept. 21-23, 1914

Mon. Sept. 21, 1914 OO* stayed to Cabinet.  This evening the Barnetts were up to supper and this evening Helen & I made 50 little books of “College Diarys” for the Y.W. party Wed. P.M.  I think with the Hare … Continue reading

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Sept. 19 & 20, 1914

Sat. Sept. 19, 1914                 My cold makes me almost sick. This morning I went to Physics class and I’m going to like the subject very much I’m sure. This P.M. I played a couple of sets of tennis with … Continue reading

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Fri. Sept. 18, 1914

Opening Reception Fri. Sept. 18, 1914 I’m home and I never had such a miserable time at a reception in my whole life. I felt worse than any Freshman there. Because I’m not going with anyone in particular I hated … Continue reading

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