Diarists

Diaries in Museums and Archives Across Ontario

Find Out More Start End Township Countysort descending Ethnicity Occupation Posted on Rural Diary Archive Repository
Latimer, Amelia "Millie" Lydia 1907 1952 Osgoode, near Metcalf Carleton Irish Farm Woman No Private Collection
Boothe, Mary Florence "Minnie" 1897 1898 Osgoode, near Metcalfe Carleton Irish Farm Woman Yes Queen's University Archives
Switzer, Christopher 1881 1883 Nepean Carleton, now Ottawa German Farmer No Upper Canada Village
Geddes, James 1889 1893 Ryerson District of Parry Sound Scottish Farmer/Lay Preacher Yes Private Collection of Gordon Darroch & Gail Benjafield
Geddes, Jessie Dick Wares 1870 1914 Ryerson District of Parry Sound Scottish Farm Woman Yes Private Collection of Gordon Darroch & Gail Benjafield
Simpson, Elizabeth 1877 1907 East Garafraxa Dufferin English Farm Woman Yes Dufferin County Museum & Archives
Simpson, Carver 1878 1882 East Garafraxa Dufferin English Farmer Yes Dufferin County Museum & Archives
Middagh, Victoria (Tory) 1887 1888 Mountain Dundas German Farm Woman Yes Private Collection
Middagh , Lucy 1884 1892 Mountain Dundas German Farm Woman Yes The original diaries are privately held.
Geddes, Malcolm Daniel 1899 1899 Whitby Durham Scottish Farm Labourer Yes Private Collection of Gordon Darroch & Gail Benjafield
Welch Hill , Sarah 1821 1881 Hope Durham English Farm Woman Yes Archives of Ontario
Wilson, Edmund 1870 1911 Hope Durham English Farmer No Archives of Ontario, John J. Wilson fonds
Wilson, James 1862 1892 Hope Durham English Farmer No Archives of Ontario, John J. Wilson fonds
Sweet, Charlotte "Aleta" Dance 1929 1973 Dorchester South, and by 1956 Malahide Elgin English Farm Woman No Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph
Sweet, Melba Rosamond 1928 1999 Malahide Elgin English Farm Woman Yes Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph
Sweet, Rosamond McKenney 1881 1927 Malahide Elgin Scottish & Dutch Farm Woman Yes Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph
Watson, Jeannie 1901 1902 Aldborough Elgin Scottish Farm Woman Yes Elgin County Archives
Learn, Andrew McFarland 1873 1877 Dorchester South Elgin German Farmer Yes Private: Courtesy of Catharine Wilson
Oakes, Robert B. 1866 1872 Yarmouth Elgin Scottish Farmer No Elgin County Archives
Patterson , Alice Sophia 1862 1888 Dunwich Elgin Irish Farm Woman No Archives of Ontario
Baker, Mary Elizabeth "Minnie" 1914 1921 Yarmouth Elgin English Farm Woman Yes Courtesy of Elgin County Archives
Martyn, Fanny "Frances" Fearman 1943 1945 Dorchester South Elgin English Farm woman Yes Privately owned
Arner, Alfred L. 1907 1909 Colchester S./Gosfield Essex German Farmer Yes Harrow Early Immigrant Research Society
Buchanan, John G. 1835 1846 Colchester Essex Scottish Farmer No Harrow Early Immigrant Research Society
Jardine, John Sr. 1868 1905 Tilbury West Essex Scottish Farmer Yes Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph

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