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John Perkins Personal Journal

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0949-sc

Scope and Contents Note

A personal journal of a resident of Dresden, Maine in the early 19th century. The entries record borrowing and lending money, sales and barter with potatoes, and other farming activities. Included inside the front and back covers is a Perkins family genealogy with the birth records of John's siblings and other Perkins family members with their birth dates.

Dates

  • November 25, 1797-March 31, 1825

Creator

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical Note

John Perkins was born September 20, 1761. He lived in Dresden, Maine during the time he kept this journal.

Extent

1 folder (1 item ; 30 cm)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

A personal journal of a resident of Dresden, Maine in the early 19th century.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Dan Casavant Rare Books, Waterville, Maine in June 2002.

General

No finding aid - see Special Collections librarian for assistance.
Title
Guide to the John Perkins Personal Journal
Status
No Additional Box Or Folder List For This Small Collection
Date
2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English.

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States
207-581-1686