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Finding aid of the E.F. Wood Diary C058793
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Description
This diary focuses on Woods time in the San Francisco area and San Joaquin Valley. Much of the diary is devoted to his surveying journals and anecdotes about Civil Engineering. It begins on July 11, 1881 with a newspaper article about a young man S. Hopkins accidentally shooting his new wife. The diary describes the events of his daily life. Assorted papers found in the back of the diary are also included in the end of the journal including sketches of the San Joaquin valley, personal notes, and receipts.
Background
Not much is known of E.F. Wood, including his given first name. He was an early resident of the San Francisco Bay area and a civil engineer.
Extent
1.0 folder (1 bound diary, 11 loose papers removed from diary)
Restrictions
There are no restrictions on access.
Availability
Collection open for research.