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George Sampson diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MC133

Scope and Content

Collection consists of 26 pocket diaries kept by George Sampson from 1886 through 1912. There are two missing years, 1895 and 1906. The brief entries document Sampson's activities, mostly farming, work, and social events, along with brief notations about the weather.

Dates

  • 1886 - 1912

Biographical Note

George G. Sampson was born in 1873 in Temple, Maine, and spent much of his childhood there and in Farmington. After graduating from Bates in 1905, he moved to Upton, Massachusetts and taught school there. He moved to Worcester in 1908, teaching school and earning a Masters degree at Clark University in 1911. Sampson died in 1973.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Collection consists of 26 pocket diaries kept by George Sampson from 1886 through 1912. There are two missing years, 1895 and 1906.

Acquisition

Purchased at auction, 2022.

Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library Repository

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