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S. D. Jackson Diaries

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Finding aid created by: LDC
Date: 24 Nov 2008

Biographical History

S. D. Jackson (fl. 1880-1897) was an American farmer who lived in Sand Bank (Oswego County), N.Y. during the second half of the 19th century.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The S. D. Jackson Diaries consist of 15 diaries of the Oswego County farmer. The diaries discuss details such as weather conditions, daily activities, and bills owed. Each diary is bound and contains an almanac for the respective year at the front of the volume. With the exception of 1881, 1887, and 1894, which are absent from the collection, there is a single diary for each year.

Arrangement of the Collection

The diaries are arranged chronologically.


Access Restrictions:

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Use Restrictions:

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

Subject Headings


Jackson, S. D. -- Diaries.


Farmers -- Diaries.


Oswego County (N.Y.)

Genres and Forms




Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

S. D. Jackson Diaries
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

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