Fonds F 1240

David Nelson fonds

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David Nelson fonds
Dates of Creation
Physical Description

1 centimetre of textual records

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of a typescript copy of the diary of David Nelson. Diary entries refer to: the weather; farming activities, such as ploughing, harvesting, sheep shearing, animal slaughtering and meat sale; trips to Peterborough for errands; local events, such as deaths, marriages, and barn raisings; church activities; and assessment activities.

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

David Nelson (fl. 1864-1886) was a farmer in Otonabee Township, Peterborough County, Ontario.

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Nelson, David, fl. 1864-1886

Restrictions on Access
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Terms For Use and Reproduction
Copyright held by creator. These materials cannot be published without permission from the copyright holder.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Fonds was acquired by the Archives of Ontario in 1954 from the Peterborough Public Library.

Title based on content of fonds.

Former Codes

Accession Number: 1552.

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