Collection inventory

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S. D. Jackson Diaries

An inventory of the items at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: LDC
Date: 24 Nov 2008

Revision history:

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Jackson, S. D.
Title: S. D. Jackson Diaries
Dates: 1880-1897
Quantity: 15 v. (SC)
Abstract: Diaries of a farmer in Oswego County; volumes missing for 1881, 1887 and 1894.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

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.


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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

Table of Contents



SC 260, Folder 1 1880
SC 260, Folder 1 1882
SC 260, Folder 1 1883
SC 260, Folder 1 1884
SC 260, Folder 1 1885
SC 260, Folder 1 1886
SC 260, Folder 1 1888
SC 260, Folder 1 1889
SC 260, Folder 2 1890
SC 260, Folder 2 1891
SC 260, Folder 2 1892
SC 260, Folder 2 1893
SC 260, Folder 2 1895
SC 260, Folder 2 1896
SC 260, Folder 2 1897