Robert J. Walker Journal, 1889-1897

Manuscript Collection #466

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Robert J. Walker Journal
    Creator: Walker, Robert J.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Journal (1889-1897) including farm journal, business transactions, daily weather, religious beliefs, alliance meetings.
    Extent: 0.073 Cubic feet, Farm journal (1889-1897), 46 pages.
  • Description
     

    Robert J. Walker, a Duplin County, N.C., farmer recorded his day-to-day activities in a journal (1889-1897). His writings contain accounts of business transactions such as the amount of meat, corn, and oats sold in a day; crop cultivation including planting and harvesting; and daily weather. Also of interest are Walker's attempts to record his strong religious beliefs in everyday life and brief references to a Farmers' Alliance meetings.

  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    April 20, 1983, 1 item; Journal (1889-1897) of a Duplin County, N.C., farmer.

    Acquisition Information

    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

    Robert J. Walker Journal (#466), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Processed by E. Scott, October 1983

    Encoded by Apex Data Services

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