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

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG0746.AM:  John Alfred Borg, 1854-1922

Diaries:  188-1889
Dixon County, Neb.:  Swedish immigrant; farmer
Size:  3 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.

DESCRIPTION

3 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 (Neb.) -- History
Domestic life
Farm life
Farmers
Homesteading
Swedes in Nebraska

 

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