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Augustus E. Woodward diary, 1851-1860, 1856 (bulk date), 1851

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kukm1f55m_158Guide to the Augustus E. Woodward diary, 1851-1860, 1856 (bulk date)Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric WeigSpecial CollectionsManuscriptsUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky40506-0039 USAPhone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3 Copyright 2002University of Kentucky Libraries. All Rights Reserved.Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC Database Date of source: n.d.Description is in English.Guide to the Augustus E. Woodward diary, 1851-1860, 1856 (bulk date)Collection number: 1F55M-158Contact InformationSpecial CollectionsManuscriptsUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky40506-0039Phone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3Processed by: Archives StaffEncoded by: Eric Weig Copyright 2002 University of Kentucky. All Rights Reserved.Augustus E. Woodward diary, 1851-1860, 1856 (bulk date)1F55M-158Woodward, Augustus E, 1830-1860.1 Reel of microfilm.None online. Must visit contributing institution.The materials are in English.University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506Barton, Lon, Mayfield, Ky. Loan for microfilming January, 1955.Collection is open for research.Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.[Identification of item], Augustus E. Woodward diary, 1851-1860, 1856 (bulk date), 1F55M-158, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.Farmers. Augustus E. Woodward was a farmer who lived in Graves County, Ky. He died of typhoid fever in Pike County, Ar. while returning home with his family after a visit to Texas.The operation of the farm and slave labor are the principal subjects of this typewritten transcription of Woodward's diary. Much of this diary deals with the conditions of Woodward's crops which included such items as tobacco, cotton, wheat, rye, oats, corn, beans, peas, potatoes, rice and watermelons. Woodward describes the daily tasks accomplished on the farm and mentions the sicknesses, deaths and births of his slaves. Also reported are the activities of the family, such as visits with friends and relatives, and trips to Paducah, Ky., Mayfield, Ky., and Maury City, Tenn., among other places.Arranged chronologically.Woodward, Augustus E, 1830-1860.Slavery--Kentucky.Family--Social aspects--19th century.Agriculture--Economic aspects--Kentucky.Agriculture--Documentation.Beans.Corn.Cotton.Oats.Peas.Potatoes.Rice.Rye.Tobacco.Watermelons.Wheat.Farmers.Paducah (Ky.).Mayfield (Ky.).Maury City (Tenn.)Diaries