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Francis Bacon diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-004

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of the two original, handwritten diaries of Francis Bacon, kept during the years 1841-1843, and 1858-1862. Entries describe Bacon’s daily life, including descriptions of the weather, Quaker meetings he attended, business transactions, social calls with friends and family, and the births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community.

Dates

  • 1841-1843 and 1858-1862

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Francis Bacon (ca. 1812/1813-1870) a birthright Quaker, was born in 1812, the son of George Bacon and Naomi Tyler. He married Hannah Allen and the couple had one son, Samuel Allen Bacon (1848-1908).

Extent

0.062 Linear Feet (2 volumes)

Language

English

Overview

Entries describe Bacon’s daily life, including descriptions of the weather, Quaker meetings he attended, business transactions, social calls with friends and family, and the births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related Materials

  • HC.MC.1226 Bacon family papers
  • HC.MC.1156 Bacon family papers
  • HC.MC.975.01.004 George Bacon diaries

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed July, 2015.
Title
Francis Bacon diaries, 1841-1862
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
July, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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