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John P. Mason Diary

Identifier: SC 00860

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Scope and Contents

The following information was provided by the seller and has not been verified:

"1913 diary of a man by the name of John P. Mason who was a tobacco farmer from Warehouse Point Connecticut.

The diary full of handwritten entries for every day of the year but many of those are about his farming and rather simple entries. He also mentions several names; Joe Kellogg, Kulle, Kinbusch, Thompson, Georgia Parker, Huntley, J. R. Montgomery, Carter, Brainerd, Trombley and more."

For more detailed description provided by the seller, click on the Finding Aid link below.


  • Creation: 1913


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Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

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0.01 Linear Foot

Physical Description

8 x 15 cm.

Processing Information:

Accessioned and minimally processed by Benjamin Bromley in September 2010.

Guide to the John P. Mason Diary
Finding Aid Authors: Benjamin Bromley, Public Services Archives Specialist.
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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository