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J. W. Robinson papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0511
Scope and Content This collection (1879 -1911) contains the diaries of J. W. Robinson and two autograph books. The diaries were kept for the years of 1879 and 1895 by J. W. Robinson, one before he was married when he worked as a schoolteacher in Michigan and the other after he was married to Hattie Renshaw, when they farmed in Iowa. The early diary, which he wrote while teaching school in Michigan, details the schoolhouse, his pupils, friends, parties he attended, and the extreme winter weather of Michigan....
Dates: 1879- 1911

Thomas M. Terrill papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0690
Scope and Content This collection (1871-1994, undated) contains the diaries of Thomas M. Terrill and related papers. The diaries span the years 1871 through 1912, lacking only the diary for 1883, and record Thomas's daily activities on his farm with occasional entries documenting family life. Published transcripts of the diaries completed by granddaughter Lois Terrill Mueller are included in the collection as is genealogical information on the Terrill family compiled by Audrey MacLellan, another...
Dates: 1871-1994, undated

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