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Long, William Pym, 1842-1912 : William Pym Long Journals, 1846-1958

Four journals with writings by teacher and nursery owner William Pym Long, primarily from 1872-1911. Long lived in Carroll County, Illinois and Richardson County, Nebraska and wrote entries commenting on the weather, agricultural work and plants, and social news along with detailed lists of correspondence, plant sales, weather logs, and yearly summaries. He also documents his trip from Illinois to Nebraska.
Extent: 0.4 linear feet - (4 journals in 1 box)
Subjects: Family Papers
Call Number: Midwest MS Long
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The William Pym Long Journals are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).