Anne Frank Diary Reference
(to Diary Chronology: frames, no frames)
Anne Frank's Diary: Page Use
The first diary was an unlined autograph book which Anne and her father
picked out for her birthday present. She used it as a diary.
Anne continued keeping a diary in assorted
exercise books and on loose sheets of paper. (Her re-writes were all
on loose sheets of paper, as were her tales and essays.) The pages
were numbered after the war.
The following illustrations link to further detail about entries,
what she pasted in, and which books have photos of which pages.
All of these illustrations are from the bottom so that
the top of the illustration has the start of the diary.
The page widths illustrated all use the scale shown under the first diary.
The book covers are not to scale (I don't know their
Also see: the
Chronology of Anne's Re-writing her Diary for
Publication and the Diary Chronology (frames version,
no frames version). The diary
calendars and every entry date; some notes on entries; some information
about the Tales and Essays; and a subset of the page use information
that is covered here.
Due to the tall illustrations, these Web pages print better in
MS Internet Explorer. Here is a version of
this page with a smaller, simpler
illustration. It should print in either browser.
The little arrows on the illustrations point to pages that have