Jean Charlot Diaries

The diaries date from 1922 to 1979, much of the text is written in a 19th century French shorthand system. In June 2012, the Charlot Collection received a donation from an anonymous donor who understood the significance of Jean Charlot’s diaries and wanted to make them more accessible. The Jean Charlot Foundation added support. Sixty-one diaries, 529 hours, 9,500 scans, and $6,268.65 later, the scanning was done.

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