David A. Field and Edward A. Field Diaries
Scope and Contents
The diaries of Edward A. Field cover the years 1861 to his death in 1903. The diaries of David A. Field (Edward's son), cover the years 1875 to 1923. The two sets of diaries give a day by day picture of farm life in Maine.
- Field, Edward A., -1903 (Person)
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Edward A. Field and David Field were farmers, coopers, and road workers in the Sidney, Maine area in the latter 19th century and early 20th century.
2 linear feet (2 boxes)
Language of Materials
The diaries of Edward A. Field cover the years 1861 to his death in 1903. The diaries of David A. Field (Edward's son), cover the years 1875 to 1923.
Arrangment of the collection
Arranged chronologically, 3 diaries to a folder.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased in August 1994 from Charles Apfelbaum for $760 in 1994.
- Guide to the David A. and Edward A. Field Diaries
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- Finding aid written in English.