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Title Thomas Dillard Heiston diaries, 1902-1940
Catalog Number Temp 5
Object Name Diary
Donor Hansen, Marleen Berry
Scope & Content Diaries of Brethren farmer, Thomas Dillard Heiston (1853-1943), 1902-1940. Diaries in thirteen worn composition books filled with ephemera. They include information on farming, weather, genealogy and regional Church of the Brethren history, especially Mt. Zion and Bheam's Chapel congregations.

The collection also includes a handcolored tintype portrait of Thomas D. Heiston, an 1892 albumen print photograph of the Heiston family, a 1940 letter to Heiston from a former neighbor, and a clipping of Heiston's 1943 obituary from the Page County, VA News and Courier newspaper.

Creator Heiston, Thomas Dillard, 1853- 1943
Collection Alexander Mack Memorial Library Special Collections
People Heiston, J. J.
Heiston, Thomas Dillard, 1853- 1943
Kibler, Joe
Shenk, Clifford
Subjects Agriculture -- United States