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Anonymous diary

 Collection
Identifier: c-00084

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.

Dates

  • 1899 - 1903

Creator

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.

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Custodial History

Gift of Miriane Ogen, 1961-09-15. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum.

Legal Status

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.

Creator

Title
Anonymous Diary
Status
4 Published And Cataloged
Date
February 1965
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

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