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The collection contains a daily list of farm chores written in 1866-1867 by an unknown compiler as well as Samuel York's diaries from 1891-1923, outlining his daily activities on his farm. Poultry records for 1907 and 1912-1913 are also found in the collection. Also included are letters dated 1883-1895 to Frank P. York , then living in Manchester, New Hampshire. The letters are primarily from his mother, Augusta York, and his sisters, Mary and Hattie, and discuss family matters. An audiotape made by the donor, Ellen M. Watson Greer, daughter of Hattie York Watson, is included in the collection and describes its content, especially the farm journals.
Size of Collection
2 boxes (14 folders)
Dates of Collection
SpC MS 1330
Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University of Maine, "York Family Papers, 1866-1923" (2015). Finding Aids. Number 6.