Contents and Arrangement

Volume 32, 1833 January 13

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Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of forty-three diaries by Calvert, a well-connected lady of the Regency period who was married to a member of Parliament. Collectively entitled Mes Souvenirs, the diaries date from September 30, 1804, through August 11, 1847. (Volumes covering the periods from June 17, 1806, to February 14, 1807, and from July 22, 1840 to August 8, 1845, have been omitted.) Calvert comments in her diaries on domestic matters, politics, and visits to London and abroad.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Volume 32; Frances Pery Calvert Diaries, C0621, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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