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E. A. Russell Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0996-sc

Scope and Contents Note

Diary of a farmer in Leeds, Maine for the year 1927. Entries record the weather and the daily life of a farmer and include cutting ice, taking milk to the station, hauling logs to the mill, chopping and stacking wood, helping his wife with the wash every Monday, going to Farm Bureau meetings. Accounts for 1927 are listed at the end of the diary.

Dates

  • January 1-November 18, 1927

Creator

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical Note

Ernest Alonzo Russell, son of Alonzo Proctor and Mary Ann Russell, was born in 1872. He married Kittie Lane, daughter of George Bailey and Viola Lane, in 1892. He was a farmer who resided in Leeds, Maine. He and Kittie had a daughter named Eula born in 1896 and she married Adin Furner.

Extent

1 folder (1 item ; 22 cm)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Diary of a farmer in Leeds, Maine for the year 1927. Accounts for 1927 are listed at the end of the diary.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from DeWolfe & Wood, Alfred, Maine in September, 2003.

General

No finding aid - see Special Collections librarian for assistance.
Title
Guide to the E. A. Russell Diary
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