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Marion Strong White Diaries

An inventory of her papers at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: [Summit record]
Date: 2001-01-01

Biographical History

Marion Strong White was wife to Horace K. White and mother to Horace White, who eventually became governor of New York. Little is known about Marion White apart from her family connections, her travels and her relocation to Syracuse, New York. Though booksellers list a Marion Strong White as author of a book of poetry titled The Living Stone: poems and drawings (published in 1946), there is no evidence that these people are one and the same.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Marion Strong White Diaries consists of two volumes that detail trips to Europe and White's eventual move to Syracuse, New York. The 1873 diary includes some poetry in the last pages.

Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is arranged chronologically.


Access Restrictions:

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Use Restrictions:

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

Related Material

See also the Horace White Papers.

Subject Headings


White, Marion Strong.


Travelers -- Diaries.
Women -- Diaries.


Syracuse (N.Y.)

Genres and Forms


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Marion Strong White Diaries,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

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