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Collection Number RG1071.AM
Collection Name RG1071 Hawkes, Edward, 1837-1902
Identifier Personal papers
Size and Materials 1 folder
Title Edward Hawkes collection
Date or Date Span 1875, 1878
Year Range from 1875
Year Range to 1878
Scope & Content This collection consists of a diary (original and typed transcript) kept by Edward Hawkes, a farmer living in Jefferson County, Nebraska. The diary dates from January 1 to December 31, 1875. In brief entries, Hawkes records personal expenses, work performed, social and community activities, the weather conditions, etc. Also included is a letter (September 1878) to Hawkes from S.M. Goldsberry describing the area around Soldier Creek, Kansas.
Creator Hawkes, Edward, 1837-1902
Other Creators Goldsberry, S.M.
Finding Aids Edward Hawkes finding aid
Related units of description See the NSHS Library collection for Diaries of a Nebraska Farmer, 1876-1877 by Edward Hawkes (edited by Clarence S. Paine) [921 H392p].
Subjects Agriculture
Farm life
People Goldsberry, S.M.
Hawkes, Edward, 1837-1902
Search Terms Agriculture -- Nebraska -- Jefferson County
Comanche County (Kan.)
Diaries and journals
Fairbury (Neb.)
Farm life
Farmers -- Nebraska -- Jefferson County
Jefferson County (Neb.)
Soldier Creek (Kan.)