Jennette Howell Deal Diaries,1892-1941

Collection Number: 3881

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Jennette Howell Deal diaries, 1892-1941.
Collection Number:
3881
Creator:
Jennette Howell, Deal 1876-1941.
Quantity:
40 v., 20 reels of microfilm.
Forms of Material:
Diaries; also available on microfilm (10 reels negative, 10 reels positive, 7150 microfilm exposures total).
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Forty volumes of diaries of Jennette H. Deal concerning her activities as a teacher and a farm wife, her participation in the Baptist church and other religious organizations, and the activities of family members. Many diaries also contain records of income and expenditures and lists of books read during the year.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Jennette H. Deal was born in Lima, New York on January 21, 1876 and grew up in Richmond, Ontario County, New York. In 1892 she completed teacher training school and began teaching in a one-room schoolhouse. In 1910 or 1911 she married Louis Prior, and they lived on a farm in Dundee, Yates County, New York. She died there on August 7, 1941.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Forty volumes of diaries of Jennette H. Deal concerning her activities as a teacher and a farm wife, her participation in the Baptist church and other religious organizations, and the activities of family members. Many diaries also contain records of income and expenditures and lists of books read during the year.
Note: Missing years of diaries: 1893, 1894, 1897, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1903, 1917, 1930.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Deal, Jennette Howell,1876-1941.
Prior, Louis.

Subjects:
Agriculture--New York (State)--Dundee.
Religion--New York (State)--Dundee.
Rural schools--New York (State)--Ontario County.
Teachers--New York (State)--Ontario County.
Farmers' spouses--New York (State)--Dundee.
Family--New York (State)--Dundee.
Women teachers.

Places:
Richmond (N.Y.)
Ontario County (N.Y.)
Dundee (N.Y.)
Yates County (N.Y.)

Form and Genre Terms:
Diaries.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Restrictions on use:
Photocopying prohibited.
Cite As:
Jennette Howell Deal diaries, #3881. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Reel 1
1892 , 80 pages
Reel 1
1895 , 201 pages
Reel 1
1896 , 206 pages
Reel 1
1898 , 105 pages
Reel 1
1902 , 199 pages
Reel 1
1904 , 198 pages
Reel 2
1905 , 200 pages
Reel 2
1906 , 73 pages
Reel 2
1907 , 199 pages
Reel 2
1908 , 198 pages
Reel 3
1909 , 199 pages
Reel 3
1910 , 192 pages
Reel 3
1911 , 200 pages
Reel 3
1912 , 188 pages
Reel 4
1913 , 186 pages
Reel 4
1914 , 187 pages
Reel 4
1915 , 186 pages
Reel 5
1916 , 185 pages
Reel 5
1918 , 185 pages
Reel 5
1919 , 185 pages
Reel 5
1920 , 189 pages
Reel 6
1921 , 185 pages
Reel 6
1922 , 183 pages
Reel 6
1923 , 93 pages
Reel 6
1924 , 95 pages
Reel 6
1925 , 94 pages
Reel 7
1926 , 184 pages
Reel 7
1927 , 185 pages
Reel 7
1928 , 187 pages
Reel 7
1929 , 188 pages
Reel 8
1931 , 184 pages
Reel 8
1932 , 185 pages
Reel 8
1933 , 188 pages
Reel 8
1934 , 185 pages
Reel 9
1935 , 190 pages
Reel 9
1936 , 192 pages
Reel 9
1937 , 184 pages
Reel 9
1938 , 190 pages
Reel 10
1939 , 191 pages
Reel 10
1940 , 187 pages
Reel 10
1941 , 108 pages