NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID
RG1071.AM: Edward Hawkes, 1837-1902
Diary, etc.: 1875, 1878
Jefferson County, Neb.: Farmer
Size: 1 folder
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE
This collection consists of a diary (original and typed transcript) kept by Edward Hawkes, a farmer living in Jefferson County, Nebraska. The diary dates from January 1 to December 31, 1875. In brief entries, Hawkes records personal expenses, work performed, social and community activities, the weather conditions, etc. Also included is a letter (September 1878) to Hawkes from S.M. Goldsberry describing the area around Soldier Creek, Kansas.
See the NSHS Library collection for Diaries of a Nebraska Farmer, 1876-1877 by Edward Hawkes (edited by Clarence S. Paine) [921 H392p].
Agriculture -- Nebraska -- Jefferson County
Comanche County (Kan.)
Diaries and journals
Farmers -- Nebraska -- Jefferson County
Hawkes, Edward, 1837-1902
Jefferson County (Neb.)
Soldier Creek (Kan.)
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