Wood Family Papers, 1865-1928, 1979, 1992

Summary Information

Title: Wood Family Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1865-1928
Inclusive Dates: 1979
Inclusive Dates: 1992

Call Number: Eau Claire Mss BQ

Quantity: 4.4 c.f. (12 archives boxes)

Archival Locations:
UW-Eau Claire McIntyre Library / Eau Claire Area Research Ctr. (Map)

Financial records, correspondence, family photographs, and diaries kept by David Wood, and by his sons, James Lincoln Wood and Ralph Winthrop Wood, residents of Trempealeau County, Wis., near Whitehall. The diaries, which span 62 years, are a daily record of farm chores, family events, accounts, weather, and community life in western Wisconsin during the settlement period. Ralph and James began keeping their diaries during childhood, with Ralph continuing his into adulthood. Also included with the collection are two published works concerning the diaries; a Wood family genealogy; and other related material. Relevant family names include Hook, Eaton, Lawson, Bierbauer, Weirick, and Jordan.

Language: English

URL to cite for this finding aid: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/wiarchives.uw-whs-ec00bq
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