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Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S3354
Collection — Folder S1275
Scope and Contents This collection includes two copy books and a ciphering book with the name John Parks, dated 1834. Also included is an 1886 "Indiana State Almanac and Household Guide" published by Wells, Richardson and Company. The owner wrote in pencil the temperature and weather for some of the dates and made entries such as: July 13, "first tomatoes," and October 4, "moving." On the inside front cover is a small map of Indiana with statistics from the 1880 census. The printed pages contain folk remedies and...
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents This collection contains the weather diary (copy) begun by Rapin Andrews in 1837. After his death in 1849, the diary was continued by an unknown individual. Locations for temperature readings were Gorham, Ontario County, New York (1837-1839) and Perry Township, Allen County, Indiana. Rapin recorded the temperature three times daily. He also noted wind speed and direction, and included notes about the overall conditions for that day. Occasionally, Andrews included other notes about recent...