Series S3 - Diaries

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Diaries

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CA BCHS BCHS812-S3

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  • 1859-1915; 1973 (Creation)

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29.0 cm of textual records. - 18 leather-bound diaries.

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(1832-1917)

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The series consists of diaries written by Joshua Levi Nichols during his adult life. The diaries were written in leather-bound books from 1859 to 1876, 1880 and 1881, and on loose sheets from 1903 to 1915. In 1973, Howard Eldridge completed the transcript of the day-to-day inscriptions of each diary, except the one from 1880 and the loose sheets. His widowed wife gave the transcriptions to the BCHS in 1981.

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Acc. number: 73-71.
Donor: Harry B. Shufelt, brought by Howard Eldridge.
Acc. number: 81-21.
Donor: Mrs. Ruby Eldridge.

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The leather-bound diaries are kept in an archival shoebox.
The 1880 diary was not transcribed. The 1882 diary was transcribed but we don't have this diary.

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  • English

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Creation: February 2023.

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  • English

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