Julia Gage Carpenter Papers, 1882-1904
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Brief Description: The Julia Gage Carpenter Papers consist of a photocopy of a diary from February 9, 1882 to March 19, 1904. Recorded are the details of daily life, particularly pioneer life and homesteading, hardships, farming conditions, weather reports, holidays and trips of family and friends. There are longer passages on the deaths of her father, mother, and infant son, James. Included in the diary are genealogies of Frank’s and Julia’s families. Mentioned occasionally is the author, L. Frank Baum, who married Julia’s sister, Maud.  Baum is known for his series of books that were the basis for The Wizard of Oz. The collection also includes two photographs of the Carpenter family.
Held at:
Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections
Chester Fritz Library
3051 University Ave Stop 9000
Grand Forks, ND 58202 9000
Phone: 701-777-4625
Fax: 701-777-3319
Email: und.archives [at] library.und.edu
Record Series Number: OGLMC/520
Created by: Carpenter, Julia Gage (1851-1931)
Volume: 0.25 Linear Feet
Acquired: 01/15/1979. Photographs of the Carpenter family were added on May 18, 1981 (Accession 81-759)
More information is available at http://library.und.edu/holdings.php?id=ODIN_ALEPH000720866
Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.
Subject Index
Edgeley, North Dakota
Pioneer Life
Women's History
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Acquisition Notes: Jocelyn Burdick  Donation; Accession 79-561
Other Formats: The original diaries were lent for duplication by Jocelyn Burdick, who maintained ownership of the originals.
PreferredCitation: (Description of Item), Julia Gage Carpenter Papers, OGLMC 520. Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.
Finding Aid Revisions: Finding aid migrated to Archon in October 2013.