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Lorenzo Billings Diary and Census Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0994-sc

Scope and Contents Note

A diary for the year 1883 of a farmer in Milton Plantation, Maine. Topics covered include the weather, trips to town, visitors, farming chores. Included also are photocopies of census records for Lorenzo and his father in 1860, 1870, 1900, and 1910.

Dates

  • 1883

Creator

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical Note

Lorenzo Billings, son of Augustus and Harriet Billings, was born in 1859 and was a farmer from Milton Plantation in Oxford County, Maine. He and his wife Ada had 4 sons and 5 daughters.

Extent

1 folder (6 items)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

A diary for the year 1883 of a farmer in Milton Plantation, Maine. Also included also are photocopies of census records for Lorenzo and his father in 1860, 1870, 1900, and 1910.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Norm Dawson, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

General

No finding aid - see Special Collections librarian for assistance.
Title
Guide to the Lorenzo Billings Diary and Census Records
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