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Edith Reneau Diary, 1917

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Reneau, Edith
Title
Edith Reneau Diary
Dates
1917 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.1 linear feet
Collection Number
Mss 617
Summary
This collection consists of an unidentified woman's 1917 diary of her life on a homestead located in Big Hole in Beaverhead County in Southwest Montana. According to second-hand donor information, the diary was written by Edith Reneau when she was in her early twenties.
Repository
University of Montana, Mansfield Library, Archives and Special Collections
Archives and Special Collections
Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library
University of Montana
32 Campus Dr. #9936
59812-9936
Missoula, MT
Telephone: 406-243-2053
Fax: 406-243-4067
library.archives@umontana.edu
Access Restrictions

Researchers must use collection in accordance with the policies of Archives and Special Collections, the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, and The University of Montana--Missoula.

Languages
English


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection consists of a woman's 1917 diary of her life on a homestead located in Big Hole in Beaverhead County in Southwest Montana. Each day’s entry begins with a description of the weather, and continues with brief descriptions of her activities for the day, the work done by the men, and any visitors to the homestead. According to second-hand donor information, the diary was written by Edith Reneau when she was in her early twenties.

A transcript of this diary was created in 2015.

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Alternative Forms Available

The diary has been digitized and a transcript made available online: http://cdm16013.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16013coll52/id/0

Restrictions on Use

Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. and any other applicable statutes. Copyright status unknown.

Preferred Citation

[Name of document or photograph number], Edith Reneau Diary, Archives and Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, The University of Montana--Missoula.

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