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NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG3002.AM:  John Walter Bassett, 1847-1939



Diaries (on microfilm):  1864-1939

Unadilla, Otoe County, Neb.:  Farmer

Size:  2 reels of microfilm



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection consists of two reels of negative microfilm containing 26 diaries kept by John Walter Bassett. These diaries relate to crop conditions, weather, domestic life, and financial records. Bassett lived on a farm all of his life, and began his diaries when he was a school boy, recording day-to-day occurrences.



DESCRIPTION



Reel 1

Diaries, 1864-1881



Reel 2

Diaries, 1882-1939



 


ADDED ENTRIES:

Bassett, John Walter, 1847-1939

Diaries

Farm life

Otoe County (Neb.) — History

Unadilla (Neb.) — History



 



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