The Souvenirs, Recreations and Employment of Adelle Estburg

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The Souvenirs, Recreations and Employment of Adelle Estburg


Adelle liked keeping little souvenirs, like a ball of homespun yarn kept in a little bag and a note that said it was a yarn spun by her mother. She also kept souvenirs of her recreational moments, like the program of one of her quartet's song recital. She was a very competent stenographer and a hard worker.


Landon, Margaret (1903-1993)


January 1, 1902


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Over a course of 13 years Kip Landon (Kenneth Landon Jr.) began recording stories from his parents, Margaret and Kenneth Landon, resulting in 95 hours of recordings. Beginning on July 20, 1976, recording finished in June, 1978. The project resumed again in 1982 for a few months. After a long break, the third recording period began in 1988 and concluded in March 1989.

Oral History Item Type Metadata


Margaret Landon



Sound File Location

Box 75: Oral History: "The Landon Chronicles" Tapes 1-20

Clip Location

Hour 10, clip 3


Sub-Series 8: Audio and Video

Main Collection

Series 1: Biographical


Landon, Margaret (1903-1993), “The Souvenirs, Recreations and Employment of Adelle Estburg,” Digital Exhibits of Wheaton College, accessed January 29, 2023,