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.
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.
The diary has been digitized and a transcript made available online: http://cdm16013.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16013coll52/id/0
Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. and any other applicable statutes. Copyright status unknown.
[Name of document or photograph number], Edith Reneau Diary, Archives and Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, The University of Montana--Missoula.