Scope and Contents
The collection consists of one diary, kept from December 19, 1899 to May 3, 1903. While the author is unknown, the diary reveals that he ran a small combined hardware store and post office, as well as owning a farm in the Pomona, Michigan area. In addition to comments about the author's personal life, the diary contains a detailed record of marriages, births, illnesses, and deaths in the towns along the railroad line between Harlan, Pomona, and Copemish, Michigan. Social events are frequently noted, and there is also some information on the Women's Christian Temperance Union activities in the area.
- 1899 - 1903
- Anonymous (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.
0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 folder)
Language of Materials
Gift of Miriane Ogen, 1961-09-15. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum.
Copyright: Donor(s) have transferred any applicable copyright to Michigan State University but the collection may contain third-party materials for which copyright was not transferred. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Property Rights: Michigan State University.
- Anonymous Diary
- 4 Published And Cataloged
- February 1965
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.