James H. Roberts Diary, 1858-1909 (K1000)

0.04 c.f. (2 folders)

 Finding Aid

Roberts built houses, made and sold brooms, taught school, and owned a small mercantile store briefly. He was interested in Spiritualism and his second wife and one of his daughters were mediums. Includes a handwritten diary consisting of both shorthand and longhand entries. Entries were made every year on the writer's birthday, beginning at the age of 27, continuing until his death at 78.

Subjects

Counties