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Edward P. Bishop daybook

Edward P. Bishop daybook

Descriptive Summary

Title: Edward P. Bishop daybook
Creator: Bishop, Edward P., -1881
Creator: Talmadge, Mary Carleton Bishop
Inclusive Dates: 1852-1895
Bulk Dates: 1858-1865
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) 1 daybook
Collection Number: ms113
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Edward P. Bishop (d. 1881), farmer, Athens, Clarke County, Georgia.

Scope and Content

One daybook of Edward P. Bishop from 1852, 1858-1865, containing accounts, recipes, and memoranda; telling of work done, when crops and/or gardens were planted and harvested, when and where hens were set, and when hogs were killed. Several pages in center of book were used as scratch paper for arithmetic and algebra problems. The volume also contains a few diary entries of his daughter, Mary Carleton Bishop Talmadge (1895).

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Edward P. Bishop daybook, ms113, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2014.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Athens (Ga.)
Clarke County (Ga.)
Farm management -- Georgia.
Viticulture -- Georgia.

Related Collections in this Repository

Related collections in this repository:: Thomas Bishop & Son daybook, ms 190.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Daybook, 1852-1895, 1858-1865