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Dr. Edward I. and Emily Almira Cozzen Rich Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MS-74

Overview

This collection contains 74 diaries of Dr. Edward Rich and his wife Almira. They begin in 1892 and run through 1965. The bulk of this collection centers on Almira's diaries that run from 1897-1947. During that time she documented her personal life and the medical practice of Edward, the community of Ogden and national events such as the outbreaks of WWI and WWII. The diaries also include newspaper and magazine clippings, memorabilia and pins.

Dates

  • 1892 - 1965

Biographical / Historical

Emily Almira Rich is the daughter of Emily Almira Merrill Cozzens and John Cozzens and was born May 7, 1871 at Montepelier, Idaho. She was married April 9, 1894 in the Salt Lake Temple to Dr. Edward Israel Rich and to this union seven were born, five daughters and two sons. Mrs. Rich lived in Ogden Utah until her death.

Extent

17 Boxes

Arrangement

Box 1 1892-1897



Box 2 1898-1908



Box 3 1909-1917



Box 4 1918-1925



Box 5 1926-1929



Box 6 1930-1935



Box 7 1935-1939



Box 8 1940-1942



Box 9 1942-1947



Box 10 1948-1951



Box 11 1952-1954



Box 12 1955-1957



Box 13 1958-1959



Box 14 1960-1962



Box 15 1963-1965



Box 16 Miscellaneous items



Box 17 Notebook of Edward I. RIch 1963-1967, Scrapbook
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the WSU Stewart Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
3921 Central Campus Drive Dept 2901
Ogden UT 84408