October 29, 2022

John Alfred Borg, 1854-1922 [RG0746.AM]


RG0746.AM: John Alfred Borg, 1854-1922

Diaries: 188-1889
Dixon County, Nebraska: Swedish immigrant; farmer
Size: Three volumes


The collection consists of three diaries kept by John Alfred Borg in Dixon County, Nebraska, from 1888-1892 and 1896-1899. Borg primarily writes about farming in Dixon County, along with family happenings, such as building a house in 1889 and landscaping the yard. He also wrote about economic conditions. The diaries are written in Swedish, but a typed translation entitled, “John Alfred Borg: Diary of a Swedish Immigrant, 1888-1899” is included.


Three volumes of diaries written in Swedish. (Jan. 1888- June 1899)
Diary transcription, “Diary of a Swedish Immigrant- 1888-1899”

Subject headings:

Blizzards — Nebraska — 1888
Borg family
Borg, John Alfred, 1854-1922
Dixon County (Nebraska) — History
Domestic life
Farm life
Swedes in Nebraska

Revised TMM 01-16-2016

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