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From October 5, 1906, through June 13, 1907, James and Martha McMillan made an extended trip to Kirksville and St. Louis, Missouri, for treatment for James at the Osteopathic Institute. Two or more relatives kept the journal while they were away, although the entries for December 12-31 are in Martha's handwriting. In a note at the end of the journal, Martha writes that "by request" she has copied the entries for those days on other paper and inserted it at the back of the journal, implying that someone else had kept the journal for those days and she copied their work.

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Journal Date


Journal Dimensions

7.75" x 9.5"

Number of Written Pages


Digitization Date

April 22, 2016


University Archives

Archives Collection

Martha McMillan Journal Collection

Archives Container Number


Archives Identification Number

RG 16/46

Digitization Specifications

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1906 Journal



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