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David A. Field and Edward A. Field Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0176

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.

Dates

  • 1861-1923

Creator

Access Restrictions

This collection is kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice is required for retrieval.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the Library.

Biographical Note

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.

Extent

2 linear feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

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.

  • Agriculture Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Diaries Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Title
Guide to the David A. and Edward A. Field Diaries
Status
Box And Folder List Available
Date
2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for uncoded script
Language of description note
Finding aid written in 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