Fonds F 1241 - Alice S. Patterson fonds

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Alice S. Patterson fonds

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CA ON00009 F 1241

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  • 1862-1888 (Creation)

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1 volume of textual records

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Alice S. Patterson (fl. 1862-1888) was a resident on a farm in Dunwich Township, Ontario.

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Fonds consists of the diary of Alice S. Patterson. Diary entries relate to: the weather; domestic chores; the health of friends and relatives; church activities (including Church Society meetings, sermon topics, and a list of church donations); social visits; local events, such as deaths and marriages; and farming activities. Diary also contains a list of books (titles and authors) Patterson wished to obtain, on the topics of: religious studies, history, music, homemaking, and Ontario birds.

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Fonds was acquired by the Archives of Ontario in 1969 from Allister Littlejohn of Wallacetown, Ontario.


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No restrictions on access.

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Copyright held by creator. These materials cannot be published without permission from the copyright holder.

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