Diaries in Museums and Archives Across Ontario

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Bowman , James 1886 1944 Guelph Wellington English Farmer Yes Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph
Bremner , James 1881 1881 Sullivan Grey Scottish Farmer No Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph
Brock, Harriet 1832 1836 Monaghan Northumberland English Married to Lieutenant No Trent University Digital Collections, 1835-1836 diary available online at http://www.trentu.ca/admin/library/archives/pengelleydiary2.htm
Brown Hood, Edith "Gertrude" 1912 1970 Markham York Irish Farm Woman No Markham Museum
Brubacher/ Bowman, Catherine 1896 1960 Elmira Waterloo German Married to Engineer/Farmer No Waterloo Region Museum
Buchanan, John G. 1835 1846 Colchester Essex Scottish Farmer No Harrow Early Immigrant Research Society
Buck, Ernest 1926 1927 South Dumfries Brant German Milkman , Farm Labourer No Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph
Burgess, Elizabeth Oliver 1915 1974 Arran Bruce English Farm Woman No Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre, 1915-1918, 1920, 1924-1926, 1966-1972, and 1974 diaries available online at https://brucemuseum.pastperfectonline.com/archive/D4D9D3D2-0566-4F0D-946E-164127556622
Butcher, Mary (Minnie) 1891 1918 Port Sydney, Stephenson Muskoka English Married to Salesman/Agent Yes Toronto Public Library
Butler, Charles 1833 1837 Near Cobourg, Hamilton Newcastle District (becomes Northumberland) English Farmer No Archives of Ontario
Cameron, James 1854 1902 McMaster's Island Glengarry Scottish Farmer Yes The Archives of Ontario
Campion, Mary Victoria 1861 1863 Marmora Hastings English Farm Woman Yes Upper Canada Village
Carpenter, James W. 1880 1884 Sombra Lambton English Farmer Yes This diary is available in published form: Donald W. Carpenter, ed. Diary of James W. Carpenter, 1880-1907, Corunna: Donald W. Carpenter, 1991.
Case, Jacob 1837 1860 Beverly Wentworth German Farmer/Sawmiller? Yes University of Western Ontario
Clark, John Collins 1831 1864 Ernestown Addington Farmer/Justice of the Peace No Library and Archives Canada
Clarke, Charles Kirk 1865 1866 Elora Wellington English Son of a merchant Yes Wellington County Museum and Archives
Coleman, William R. 1865 1915 Innisfil Simcoe Irish Farmer Yes Simcoe County Archives
Cooper, Mary Agnes "Aggie" 1897 1954 Vaughan York English Farm woman Yes Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph
Corless-Treffry, Alice 1900 1900 Hawtrey, South Norwich Oxford English Married to Farmer Yes Norwich Archives
Crawford, Benjamin 1810 1859 North Oxford Oxford Irish Farmer No Archives of Ontario
Crawford, James Augustus 1865 1880 North Oxford Oxford Irish Farmer No Archives of Ontario
Cressman, Ephraim 1876 1911 Waterloo Waterloo South Swiss Farmer No Mennonite Archives of Ontario
Crombie, Edward Hamerton 1928 1941 South Dumfries Brant Scottish Farmer No McMaster University Archives
Crombie, Edward Rubidge 1903 1930 South Dumfries Brant Scottish Farmer/Retired Banker No McMaster University Archives
Crombie, Margaret Reynolds 1935 2002 London Middlesex Irish No McMaster University Archives