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Box 1


Contains 4 Collections and/or Records:

Amos Heavilon diary

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 290
Scope and Contents The Amos Heavilon diary documents one year in the later stages of the life of Amos Heavilon, Clinton county farmer and businessman. This collection includes personal records, photocopies and a typed transcript of the diary. Also included is a typed, biographical sketch of Mr. Heavilon and his family. Insight into the living conditions of the 1890's is revealed and illustrates that not all were as successful and fortunate as Mr. Heavilon.
Dates: 1892 - 1999; Majority of material found within August 15, 1892 - August 15, 1893

Diary, August 15, 1892 - August 15, 1893

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 290, File 1
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary of Amos Heavilon. This diary includes the months August 1892 - August 1893. Entries include the weather, local business news, socioeconomic conditions and personal reflections.
Dates: August 15, 1892 - August 15, 1893

Photocopy of diary, 1999

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSP 290, File 2
Scope and Contents Photocopy of the complete diary.
Dates: 1999

Biographical sketch, typed transcription of diary and typed excerpts from the diary, undated, 1999

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSP 290, File 3
Scope and Contents One typed biographical sketch of Amos Heavilon and his family history (undated). Also included in this folder are a typed transcript of the diary (done by Franklin Downey in 1999) and selected typed excerpts by Mr. Downey that he felt were pertinent to Purdue.
Dates: undated, 1999