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Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Reuben Lewis Bartle journals

Identifier: BUSC-2023-004
Abstract Daily journals kept by Reuben Lewis "R. L." Bartle (1844 - 1917) of Washington County, Indiana. The journals cover the years 1884 to 1893; January through May of 1894; and 1903 through 1911. He records daily happenings and financial transactions, visits, trips to Henryville and Salem, the nearest towns. Bartle was a notary public and often records when his neighbors brought legal documents for him to witness; among these are often Civil War pension applications. He makes frequent mentions of...
Dates: 1884 - 1894; 1903 - 1911

Dibble, Diana Adelia Calkins diary, 1868

 File — Box 1
Identifier: id40024
Scope and Contents Diana Adelia Calkins Dibble’s 1868 diary volume measures three inches by four and one-half inches, with three days for each page. Diana Adelia writes entries for each day of the week. She occupies most of her day with sewing and quilting, occasionally going to the village to purchase cloth and sewing supplies. She describes the weather and writes of her loneliness, not feeling well, and about corresponding with friends and family in Pennsylvania. She occasionally receives letters from home....
Dates: 1868

John W. Gates diaries and account books

Identifier: BUSC-2019-003
Abstract This collection comprises fourteen diaries written by John W. Gates, a dairy farmer from Chittenango, Madison County, New York. The diaries cover the years 1902, 1911, 1913, 1914, 1916, 1917, 1919, 1920, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1929. They recount activities of the farm, meetings attended as an elected official, and family and business trips. A 1922 book contains accounts for gasoline, oil, and kerosone. Three bank account books and assorted loose documents from 1864 to 1897 belonged to...
Dates: 1864 - 1929

Griffis, Abner diary, 1855

 File — Box 1
Identifier: id40024
Scope and Contents Diary of Abner Griffis for 1855. Entries for January 1-10 are the most extensive, with Griffis stating at the outset that he intends to keep the diary "particularly about my Forest Lake farm," in Forest Lake Township, Susquehanna County, PA. Griffis's first few entries include information about the weather, plans for the farm, visitors, and daily chores. There are no entries between January 11 and June 30. Short entries resume on July 1 and largely comment on farm work done by...
Dates: 1855

Hazard Lewis Farms collection

Identifier: BUSC-2006-002

This collection includes material relating to the history and operations of the Hazard Lewis Farms, once located on the current site of Binghamton University's main campus. Contents include manuscript descriptions and background material about the farm, ephemeral items relating to the farm's operations, and photographs of the farm site. Several documents relating to Binghamton in the 1940s are also included.

Dates: 1934 - 1942; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1942

Stuart, John A. account book, 1885 - 1900

 File — Box 1
Identifier: id40024
Scope and Contents

Account book of John A. Stuart of Conklin, Broome County, New York for 1885 through 1900. Records daily household and farm expenses. Stuart (about 1814 - 1903) was born in Scotland; his entry in the 1900 federal census indicates that he emigrated from Scotland in 1852. By 1855 he was farming in Conklin, and remained there until his death. He is buried in Corbettsville Cemetery, Conklin.

Dates: 1885 - 1900

Wells, Chester letter to Captain Franklin Whitney, July 25, 1828

 File — Box 1
Identifier: id39866
Scope and Contents

Letter from Chester Wells to Captain Franklin Whitney at Binghamton, July 25, 1828. Writing from Jersey, Wells laments his ill health, reports on the state of the haying season and that they have had no rain, and urges Whitney to come to Jersey.

Dates: July 25, 1828