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Elmer Bockes Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: msc0063

Scope and Contents

The Bockes collection consists of forty-seven one-year diaries of Elmer Bockes and Russell Bockes, farmers near Conrad, Iowa. According to his daughter, "He didn't always put down the temperature, but what they did every day."

Dates

  • 1893-1940

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply; please consult Special Collections staff for further information.

Extent

1.50 linear feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Farmer. Diaries describing farm life near Conrad, in Grundy Co.,Iowa .

Method of Acquisition

This collection was given to the University of Iowa by Florence A. Draper in 1959.
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242 IaU
319-335-5921
319-335-5900 (Fax)