Jasper Cranfill diaries, 1865-1866  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Cranfill, Jasper
Title
Jasper Cranfill diaries
Dates
1865-1866 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.8 linear feet, (1 clamshell box)
Collection Number
Ax 128
Summary
Jasper Cranfill was the son of Isom Cranfill, born October 10, 1841 in Wilmington, Illinois. The diaries cover 1865 and 1866.
Repository
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
97403-1299
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Fax: 541-346-3485
spcarref@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room.

Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Jasper Cranfill was the son of Isom Cranfill and was born October 10, 1841 in Wilmington, Illinois. Jasper worked on his father's farm in Linn County near Peoria, Oregon, went hunting, fishing, and helped his father with woodworking. He died May 5, 1867.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Jasper Cranfill diaries are two slim, black, leather-bound volumes, dated 1865 and 1866. These journals are brief recordings of his daily life, weather, how many hours he worked for his father, how many animals he shot or caught, and more pertinent information from his farm life.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Jasper Cranfill diaries, Ax 128, Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top