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Thomas C. Finney diaries, 1867-1872.
BANC MSS 2004/203 c v. 1-3; BANC MSS 2004/203 c v.4; BANC MSS 2004/203 c
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Title:

Thomas C. Finney diaries, 1867-1872

Creator/Contributor:

Finney, Thomas C., creator

Abstract:

Diary about life on a farm near Pacheco, Calif. Discusses purchases, chores, births, marriages and deaths, water including rain, flooding and the nearby creek. Also includes directions for firearms for the browning process, caseharden iron and to stain gun stocks, a receipt and newspaper clippings dealing with death of Abraham Lincoln, African American's and Women's rights.

Date:

1867 (issued)

Subject:

Finney, Thomas C -- Diaries
Lincoln, Abraham -- 1809-1865 -- Death and burial
Firearms -- Maintenance and repair
Water in agriculture -- California -- Pacheco
Water-supply, Agricultural -- California -- Pacheco
Floods -- California -- Pacheco
Women's rights -- United States -- History -- 19th century
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 19th century
Pacheco (Calif.) -- History

Note:

Photograph album of J.W. Finney transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 2003.230)

Type:

Diaries.
Clippings.

Physical Description:

print
4 v. ; 16-33 cm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2004/203 c v. 1-3
BANC MSS 2004/203 c v.4
BANC MSS 2004/203 c

Origin:

California