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

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG0746.AM:  John Alfred Borg, 1854-1922



Diaries:  188-1889

Dixon County, Nebraska:  Swedish immigrant; farmer

Size:  Three volumes



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



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.



INVENTORY



Three volumes of diaries written in Swedish. (Jan. 1888- June 1899)

Diary transcription, “Diary of a Swedish Immigrant- 1888-1899”



 



Subject headings:



Agriculture

Blizzards

Blizzards — Nebraska — 1888

Borg family

Borg, John Alfred, 1854-1922

Diaries

Dixon County (Nebraska) — History

Domestic life

Farm life

Farmers

Homesteading

Swedes in Nebraska



 



Revised TMM         01-16-2016

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