Collection inventory


Finding Aids

F. E. Beggs Diary

An inventory of his item at Syracuse University


Finding aid created by: CAD
Date: Nov 1987

Revision history:
04 Sep 2008 converted to EAD (LDC)

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Beggs, F. E.
Title: F. E. Beggs Diary
Dates: 1880
Quantity: 1 volume
Abstract: Beggs, a schoolteacher in Lexington, New York, records weather conditions and refers to his travels, family, friends, and activities. He makes little mention of teaching, students or curricula beyond occasional references to a "spelling school."
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010
http://scrc.syr.edu

Biographical History

In the year 1880, F. E. Beggs was a school teacher in the town of Lexington, Greene County, New York.


Scope and Contents of the Collection

Beggs is most consistent in documenting the weather and his travels. He also makes reference to family, friends, and his activities. Unfortunately, beyond a few references to a "Spelling School," he makes little mention of students, curriculum, or teaching.

At the end of the volume Beggs notes receipts and expenditures on articles of food, clothing, and other items.


Restrictions

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Subject Headings

Persons

Beggs, F. E. Diaries.

Subjects

Education, Lexington (N.Y.)
Education, New York (State)
Teachers, Diaries.

Places

Greene County (N.Y.)
Lexington (N.Y.)

Genres and Forms

Diaries.

Occupations

Teachers.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

F. E. Beggs Diary
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 1970.


Table of Contents

Writings


Inventory

Writings
SC 60 Diary 1880 (1 volume)