Ohio River Valley farmer diary

Abstract

The Ohio River Valley farmer diary (dated 1871-1872; 0.01 cubic feet; 1 item) comprises a diary documenting the activities of a farmer living along the Ohio River near Augusta, Kentucky.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Ohio River Valley farmer diary
Extent
0.01 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Agriculture -- Farming
Farm life -- Kentucky.
Hunting -- Kentucky.
Meteorology, Agricultural -- Kentucky.
River life -- Ohio River.
Tobacco farms
Tobacco -- Kentucky.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Brenna Kirkpatrick
Preferred Citation
2013ms0108 : [identification of item] Ohio River Valley farmer diary, 1871-1872, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
The unknown farmer who authored this journal tended a variety of crops and livestock, including orchard fruits, vegetables, tobacco, cattle, and sheep. He lived near the Ohio River, presumably near Augusta, Kentucky, and frequently travelled to Cincinnati. He was married and had multiple children. His identity is not revealed in the diary.
Scope and Content
The Ohio River Valley farmer diary (dated 1871-1872; 0.01 cubic feet; 1 item) comprises a diary documenting the activities of a farmer living along the Ohio River near Augusta, Kentucky. The diary includes descriptions of agricultural techiniques, weather patterns, and interpersonal interactions experienced by the author.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access Collection is open to researchers by appointment
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

Ohio River Valley farmer diary, 1871-1872

  • Box MS-15, folder 1
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