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Special Collections: Guide to the Edward A. & David A. Field Diaries

Summary Information

Collection Title: Field (Edward A. and David A.) Diaries
Date of Collection: 1861 - 1923
Box Numbers: 1965 & 1966
Quantity: 4 ft.

Administrative Information

Provenance: Purchased in 1994
Access Restrictions: Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval
Preferred Citation: Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University of Maine
Copyright: Contact department for copyright information
For Additional Information:

Special Collections Department
University of Maine
5729 Fogler Library
Orono, Maine 04469-5729
(207) 581 1686

Biographical Information

Edward A. Field and David Field were farmers, coopers, and road workers in the Sidney, Maine area in the latter 19th century and early 20th century.

Contents

The diaries of Edward A. Field cover the years 1861 to his death in 1903. The diaries of David A. Field (Edward's son), cover the years 1875 to 1923. The two sets of diaries give a day by day picture of farm life in Maine.

Notes on Arrangement

Box 1965 holds Edward Field's diaries, Box 1966 holds David Field's diaries.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically, 3 diaries to a folder.

Box 1965

Box 1965 f 1 Edward A. Field  1861 - 1863 
Box 1965 f 2 Edward A. Field  1864 - 1866 
Box 1965 f 3 Edward A. Field  1867 - 1869
Box 1965 f 4 Edward A. Field  1870 - 1872
Box 1965 f 5  Edward A. Field  1873 - 1875
Box 1965 f 6 Edward A. Field  1876 - 1878
Box 1965 f 7 Edward A. Field  1879 - 1881
Box 1965 f 8 Edward A. Field  1882 - 1884
Box 1965 f 9 Edward A. Field  1885 - 1887
Box 1965 f 10 Edward A. Field  1888 - 1890
Box 1965 f 11 Edward A. Field  1891 - 1893
Box 1965 f 12 Edward A. Field  1894 - 1896
Box 1965 f 13 Edward A. Field  1897 - 1899
Box 1965 f 14 Edward A. Field  1900, 1902, 1903

Box 1966

Box 1966 f 1 David A. Field  1875 - 1877  
Box 1966 f 2 David A. Field  1878 - 1880
Box 1966 f 3 David A. Field  1881 - 1883
Box 1966 f 4 David A. Field  1884 - 1886
Box 1966 f 5 David A. Field  1887 - 1889
Box 1966 f 6 David A. Field  1890 - 1892
Box 1966 f 7 David A. Field  1893 - 1895
Box 1966 f 8 David A. Field  1896 - 1898
Box 1966 f 9 David A. Field  1899 - 1901
Box 1966 f 10 David A. Field  1902 - 1904
Box 1966 f 11 David A. Field  1905 - 1907
Box 1966 f 12 David A. Field  1908 - 1910
Box 1966 f 13 David A. Field  1911 - 1913
Box 1966 f 14 David A. Field  1914 - 1916
Box 1966 f 15 David A. Field  1917 - 1919
Box 1966 f 16 David A. Field  1921 - 1923

Finding Aids for selected manuscript collections in the Special Collections Department at Fogler Library are accessible online in URSUS, in a browsable Guide to Manuscript Collections. Please contact Special Collections at spc@umit.maine.edu or (207) 581-1686 for further information.

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