Addie E. Milks diary
Scope and Contents
This collection contains excerpts from Addie E. Milks' diary detailing the history and genealogy of the Sloan and McCormick families, as well as early pioneer life in Michigan territory.
A majority of the excerpts pertain to Addie's mother, Ann McCormick Malone, and her dramatic experiences during the Revolutionary War as well as her family's subsequent move to Taymouth Township, near the Flint River, Michigan.
Also included in the excerpts are comments about relations with Native Americans in the area, bouts with childhood diseases like dysentery, and the role of religion in pioneer life.
The excerpts also contain Addie's reminiscences about Ann's gardening skills, a peaceful home, and the social activities of the family.
The transcriber of the diary excerpts include additions and corrections that are not part of Addie E. Milks' diary.
- Milks, Addie E. (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 Millie McCormick, date unknown.
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.
- Family histories
- Frontier and pioneer life -- Michigan
- Indians of North America -- Michigan
- Malone, Ann McCormick
- McCormick family
- Michigan -- Social life and customs
- Sloan family (Addie E. Milks, 1863-1940)
- Taymouth (Mich. : Township)
- United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
- Women -- Michigan
- Addie E. Milks Diary
- 4 Published And Cataloged
- July 1991
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.