James A. Vaughan Papers, 1869-1870, 1873-1878, 1893

Manuscript Collection #365

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: James A. Vaughan Papers
    Creator: Vaughan, James A.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Papers (1869-1870, 1873-1878, 1893) consisting of diaries, weather, financial statements, description of tunnel being constructed, planting, etc.
    Extent: 0.22 Cubic feet, 10 volumes , consisting of diaries.
  • Description

    His diaries contain brief daily entries concerning weather and daily activities, which involved saw-milling, traveling to surrounding towns, taking orders for trees, planting garden crops, and picking of strawberries and cranberries.

    Each diary contains monthly financial statements of Vaughan. Items of interest in individual diaries include a description of a fishing trip on a boat, description of Brier Island, NS (1869); and a description of a tunnel being constructed through the "Hooser" [Hoosac?] Mountains (1873).

  • Administrative Information
    Accessions Information

    July 25, 1978, 10 volumes; Diaries (1869-1870, 1873-1878, 1893) of a Carver, Massachusetts, resident. Gift of William E. Elmore, Greenville, NC.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of William E. Elmore

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

    Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

    Preferred Citation

    James A. Vaughan Papers (#365), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Processed by D. Lawson, February 1979

    Encoded by Apex Data Services

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