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Guide to the Diary of a Farmwoman, 1890
MS 185  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Contents Note
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Diary of a Farmwoman,
    Date (inclusive): 1890
    Collection number: MS 185
    Creator: X, b. 1839-40
    Extent: 1 item (190 pgs)

    20 cm
    Repository: University of California, Santa Cruz. University Library. Special Collections and Archives
    Santa Cruz, California 95064
    Abstract: This is the diary of a single woman, identified only as 'X', living near Topeka, Kansas in 1890.
    Physical location: Stored offsite at NRLF: Advance notice is required for access to the papers.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Diary is available for research.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to publish or to reproduce the material, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    Diary of a Farmwoman, 1890. Special Collections and Archives, University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Bonnie Kingsley in 1988.

    Scope and Contents Note

    The author of this diary is a single woman, age 40, living with her ailing mother outside of Topeka, Kansas, and identified only as X. The diary covers the whole of 1890. Some additional information is contained in enclosed letter of transmittal by donor.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    X, b. 1839 or 40--Diaries
    Rural women--Kansas--Diaries