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Howard Family Diaries

An inventory of the collection at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: LDC
Date: 19 Nov 2008

Revision history:

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Howard family.
Title: Howard Family Diaries
Dates: 1868-1875
Quantity: 7 v. (SC)
Abstract: Diaries of Henry S. Howard and John Howard as schoolboys, 1869-1875, and of Charles L. Howard as a farmer in Reading, Schuyler County, 1868-1875.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

The Howard Family (fl. 1868-1875) lived in Reading, New York during the mid-19th century. Little is known about the family except that Charles L. Howard was a farmer.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Howard Family Diaries express the thoughts of two schoolboys, Henry S. Howard and John Howard, from 1869-1875. Additionally, the collection contains a 19th century farmer, Charles L. Howard's, diary.


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Subject Headings


Howard family.
Howard, Charles L. -- Diaries.
Howard, Henry S. -- Diaries.
Howard, John -- Diaries.


Boys -- Diaries.
Children -- Diaries.
Farmers -- Diaries.


Schuyler County (N.Y.).

Genres and Forms




Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Howard Family Diaries
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Table of Contents



SC 257 Howard, Charles L. 1868, 1869
SC 257 Howard, Henry S. 1870, 1871, 1872, 1875
SC 257 Howard, John 1872