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Series 4
Diaries, 1962-2015
Boxes 58 - 75 and 92-93

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of 171 diaries kept by Grennan from 1962-2008. The diaries are of a personal nature and consist primarily of Grennan's thoughts and reflections. There is a minimal amount of poetry included in the volumes. Grennan titled many of his early diaries and these titles are included when present. Grennan also numbered his diaries; numbers appear in brackets following the date or title of the journal. According to notes supplied by Grennan, diaries number 96 and 191 were lost on trains.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in chronological order.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Special restrictions apply: Researchers may not quote from diaries in Series 4 without written permission from Grennan.

Box Folder Content
58 1 undated, loose papers found in boxes with journal
58 2 1962 June
58 3 1964 October-1965 October 17
58 4 1968 September-August 15, "Hair Raisers," "Mind Spliters," and "Bits and Scraps" [1-2]
58 5 1969 August-November 21, "Day in, Day out" and "The Maze, The Minotaur, The Thread" [3-4]
58 6 1969 November 22-1970 January 20, "The Maze, The Minotaur, The Thread" [5-6]
58 7 1970 January-February 14, "The Maze, The Minotaur, The Thread" [7-8]
59 1 1970 March 25-May 25, "The Maze, The Minotaur, The Thread" [9-10]
59 2 1970 May 26-June 13, "The Maze, The Minotaur, The Thread" [11-12]
59 3 1970 July 2-July 13, "The Maze, The Minotaur, The Thread Goes to Greece" [13]
59 4 1970 July 18-August 12, "The Maze, The Minotaur, The Thread" [14-15]
59 5 1970 September 7-December 20, "The Maze, The Minotaur, The Thread" [16-17]
59 6 1970 December 21-1971 March 22, "The Maze, The Minotaur, The Thread" [18-19]
59 7 1971 March 23-June 27, "The Maze, The Minotaur, The Thread" [20-21]
60 1 1971 June 28-November 28, "The Maze, The Minotaur, The Thread" [22-23]
60 2 1971 November 30-1972 March 14, "The Maze, The Minotaur, The Thread" [24-25]
60 3 1972 May 15-September 19, "The Maze, The Minotaur, The Thread" and "Maze" [26-27]
60 4 1972 September 20-1973 March 18, "Maze" [28-29]
60 5 1973 March 23-August 29, "Maze" [30-31]
60 6 1973 August 31-1974 February 18, "Maze" [32-33]
61 1 1974 February 26-August 27, "Maze" [34-35]
61 2 1974 September 5-1975 November 4 [36-37]
61 3 1975 November 20-1977 December 6 [38-39]
61 4 1976-1980, "Book of Nature"
61 5 1977 December 7-1978 May 4 [40-41]
61 6 1978 May 7-October 18 [42-43]
62 1 1978 October 20-1979 October 15 [44-45]
62 2 1979 November 18-1980 September 6 [46-47]
62 3 1980 September 6-October 30, "Rome" and "Venice" [48-49]
62 4 1980 October 30-1981 February 10, "Venice-Renvyle" [50-51]
62 5 1981 February 11-May 1, "Renvyle-Dublin" [52-53]
63 1 1981 May 2- September 15, "Dublin-Poughkeepsie" [54-55]
63 2 1981 September 17-1982 January 8 [56-57]
63 3 1982 January 10-April 1 [58-59]
63 4 1982 April 5-July 3 [60-61]
63 5 1982 July 5-December 13 [62-63]
64 1 1982 December 19-1983 May 30 [64-65]
64 2 1983 June 1-1984 June 25 [66-68]
64 3 1984 June 26-1985 February 11 [69-70]
64 4 1985 February 15-September 7 [71-72]
64 5 1985 September 8-1986 June 28 [73-74]
65 1 1986 July 1-1987 February 1 [75-76]
65 2 1987 February 4-August 25 [77-78]
65 3 1987 August 26-1988 June 13 [79-80]
65 4 1988 June 14-1989 April 13 [81-83]
65 5 1989 August 3-November 26 [84-85]
66 1 1989 December 7-1990 July 18 [86-87]
66 2 1990 July 22-1991 February 1 [88-89]
66 3 1991 February 2- April 29 [90]
66 4 1991 April 29-July 24 [91]
66 5 1991 July 24-October 26 [92]
66 6 1991 October 30-1992 March 11 [93]
66 7 1992 March 13-July 13 [94]
67 1 1992 July 4-November 2 [95]
67 2 1993 March 11-May 21 [97]
67 3 1993 May 31-August 4 [98]
67 4 1993 August 4-November 6 [99]
67 5 1993 November 8-1994 April 13 [100]
67 6 1994 April 14-August 8 [101-102]
67 7 1994 August 9-1995 February 4 [103-104]
68 1 1995 February 5-June 26 [105-106]
68 2 1995 June 27-September 9 [107]
68 3 1995 September 9-November 22 [108-109]
68 4 1995 November 22-1996 January 7 [110]
68 5 1996 January 7-March 25 [111-112]
68 6 1996 March 27-July 4 [113-114]
69 1 1996 July 4-November 5 [115-116]
69 2 1996 November 6-1997 January 11 [117-118]
69 3 1997 February 6-April 23 [119-120]
69 4 1997 April 23-August 21 [121-122]
69 5 1997 August 23-1998 January 24 [123-124]
70 1 1998 January 26-June 24 [125]
70 2 1998 June 25-1999 January 9 [126]
70 3 1999 January 9-July 26 [127-129]
70 4 1999 July 26-December 18 [130-131]
70 5 1999 December 20-2000 March 23 [132-133]
71 1 2000 March 23-July 17 [134-135]
71 2 2000 July 17-October 23 [136-137]
71 3 2000 October 28-2001 March 21 [138-139]
71 4 2001 March 22-July 21 [140-141]
71 5 2001 July 22-2002 February 14 [142-143]
72 1 2002 February 15-July 3 [144]
72 2 2002 July 3-November 13 [145]
72 3 2002 November 14-2003 February 6 [146]
72 4 2003 February 7-June 25 [147-148]
72 5 2003 June 26-September 28 [149-150]
72 6 2003 October 6-2004 January 9 [151]
73 1 2004 January 9-April 13 [152]
73 2 2004 April 14-July 7 [153]
73 3 2004 July 7-September 30 [154]
73 4 2004 September 30-2005 January 12 [155]
73 5 2005 January 12-April 4 [156]
73 6 2005 May 4-July 22 [158]
73 7 2005 July 24-September 26 [159]
74 1 2005 October 31-2006 March 28 [161-162]
74 2 2006 March 29-June 15 [163]
74 3 2006 June 15-September 15 [164]
74 4 2006 September 16-December 12 [165]
74 5 2006 December 14-2007 April 4 [166]
74 6 2007 April 5-July 24 [167]
75 1 2007 July 25-December 31 [168]
75 2 2008 July 1-May 18 [169]
75 3 2008 May 20-August 14 [170]
75 4 2008 August 15-December 1 [171]
75 5 2008 December 31-2009 April 13 [172]
92 3 2009 April 14-December 14 [173-174]
92 4 2009 December 15-2010 July 13 [175-176]
92 5 2010 July 14-December 20 [177-178]
92 6 2010 December 23-2011 August 22 [179-180]
92 7 2011 August 24-2012 March 29 [181-182]
93 1 2012 March 29-November 12 [183-184]
93 2 2012 November 12-2013 August 26 [185-186]
93 3 2013 August 29-2014 May 25 [187-188]
93 4 2014 May 25-2015 January 31 [189-190]
93 5 2015 March 4-July 16 [192]
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