Laura E. Turner household account book and weather record
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of 3 volumes. The household accounts, in one volume, 1885-1913, are a daily itemized statement of expenses for Turner's Oregon home. The two remaining volumes contain weather information from 1892 to 1918. The weather is recorded systematically only so far as temperature is concerned. Other observations are limited to general statements about clouds and rain.
- Creation: 1885-1918
- Turner, Laura E. (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.
Conditions Governing Use
Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.
Biographical / Historical
Laura E. Turner was an Oregon resident who kept track of the local weather on a daily basis.
0.25 linear feet (3 containers) : 3 volumes
Language of Materials
Laura E. Turner was an Oregon resident who kept track of the local weather on a daily basis. The collection consists of three volumes; one household financial account and two weather diaries.
This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal to no organization and rehousing.
Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
- Guide to the Laura E. Turner Household Account Book and Weather Record
- Complete Description
- University of Oregon Libraries, Archivists' Toolkit Project Team, Amanda Steele, and Chasmodai Cassidy
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Finding aid written in English