Joseph Jenckes Journal
OB 1
1 ov folder

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Reprocessed by: Benjamin Clark, November 2005

Biographical Note:

Joseph Jenckes lived in Providence Rhode Island with his wife, Mary, and their children. His sons began migrating west in 1816 in order to establish a farm in Indiana.  Jenckes soon followed suit, migrating to the land purchased by his sons in Vigo County, Indiana circa 1820.

Leaves of Thyme, Vol. XI, no. 2. Terre Haute, IN: Historical Museum of the Wabash Valley, Feb. 1961.

Scope and Content Note:

This collection contains the journals of Joseph Jenckes, beginning in January of 1821 and continuing through October of 1822. Jenckes includes accounts of work accomplished by hired farm hands, weather conditions, and social life in Vigo County.

Folder Listing:

OB 1, Folder 12  
1821-1822 Journal of Joseph Jenckes

Collection Information:

Size of Collection:

1 oversized folder

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Access: This collection is open for research.



Reproduction Rights:

Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.  Possession of a reproduction from an Indiana State Library collection does not constitute permission for use.

Language Materials are entirely in English

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Journals are Photostat copies

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Manuscript materials CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in their entirety. Photocopies and/or digital images cannot exceed 25% of a collection or a folder within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Check with a Manuscript Librarian for other options.