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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG1071.AM:  Edward Hawkes, 1837-1902



Diary, etc.:  1875, 1878

Jefferson County, Nebraska:  Farmer

Size:  One folder



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection consists of a diary (original and typed transcript) kept by Edward Hawkes, a farmer living in Jefferson County, Nebraska. The diary dates from January 1 to December 31, 1875. In brief entries, Hawkes records personal expenses, work performed, social and community activities, the weather conditions, etc. Also included is a letter (September 1878) to Hawkes from S.M. Goldsberry describing the area around Soldier Creek, Kansas.



See the Library collection for Diaries of a Nebraska Farmer, 1876-1877 by Edward Hawkes (edited by Clarence S. Paine) [921 H392p].



 



Subject headings:



Agriculture — Nebraska — Jefferson County

Comanche County (Kansas)

Diaries and journals

Fairbury (Nebraska)

Farm life

Farmers — Nebraska — Jefferson County

Farming

Goldsberry, S.M.

Hawkes, Edward, 1837-1902

Jefferson County (Nebraska)

Soldier Creek (Kansas)



 



Revised TMM        10-05-2009