Albaugh Diary [1926-1944]


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Albaugh Diary [1926-1944] from the collections of the Worthington Historical Society (WHS) may be used for educational purposes as long as it is not altered in any way and proper credit is given: "Courtesy of the Worthington Historical Society, Worthington, OH." Prior written permission of the WHS is required for any other use of Albaugh Diary [1926-1944]. Contact WHS at to request permission.

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Albaugh Diary [1926-1944] is a manuscript. Its dimensions are 7 in. x 4 in.. It is 4 pages long.

It was created in 1926.

Worthington Historical Society is the Contributor. Edwin S. Albaugh, 1869-1948 is the Creator.

Diary entries of Edwin Albaugh (b. 1869, d. 1948) reflect the day to day business of Albaugh as a jeweler, as well as the effects of events in Worthington and the world as he chronicles life during the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s. Albaugh was known for designing the first ball bearing clock and the largest watch in the world, which measured three feet and weighed 320 pounds. Due to the fragile condition of Albaugh's diaries only four pages are pictured. The accompanying text transcript contains excerpts from 1926 to 1944. Diary excerpts feature discussion of the effects of the Great Depression, rationing during World War II, as well as a business venture with Worthington physician Dr. Harrison Weaver that involved the manufacture of a device called a nasal filter, invented to prevent hay fever.

It covers the topics Great Depression, businessmen, World War II and business.

It covers the city Worthington.

You can find the original at Worthington Historical Society.

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The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 86-G-562a.

The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 86-G-586.

The Worthington Memory identification code is whs0798_001.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on September 30, 2003. It was last updated October 6, 2017.