Jasper Cranfill diaries, 1865-1866 PDF
- Cranfill, Jasper
- Jasper Cranfill diaries
- 1865-1866 (inclusive)18651866
- 0.8 linear feet, (1 clamshell box)
- Collection Number
- Ax 128
- Jasper Cranfill was the son of Isom Cranfill, born October 10, 1841 in Wilmington, Illinois. The diaries cover 1865 and 1866.
- University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
- Access Restrictions
Collection is open to the public.
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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
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[Identification of item], Jasper Cranfill diaries, Ax 128, Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.