John Walter Bassett, 1847-1939 [RG3002.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG3002.AM:  John Walter Bassett, 1847-1939

Diaries (on microfilm):  1864-1939
Unadilla, Otoe County, Neb.:  Farmer
Size:  2 reels of microfilm

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection consists of two reels of negative microfilm containing 26 diaries kept by John Walter Bassett. These diaries relate to crop conditions, weather, domestic life, and financial records. Bassett lived on a farm all of his life, and began his diaries when he was a school boy, recording day-to-day occurrences.

DESCRIPTION

Reel 1
Diaries, 1864-1881

Reel 2
Diaries, 1882-1939

 

ADDED ENTRIES:

Bassett, John Walter, 1847-1939
Diaries
Farm life
Otoe County (Neb.) -- History
Unadilla (Neb.) -- History

 

HEK/jc   02-04-1966
Rev. KFK   07-22-1996
02-02-2010   Revised TMM

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