Philemon P. Black farmed 80 acres of land that he named Sunnyside Ranch on the north side of Terry Lake near Fort Collins, Colorado. This collection consists of four farm journals dated 1889 to 1893, which have now been digitized for access online. Brief daily entries discuss the weather, irrigation, farm chores, social activities, and crops including alfalfa, oats, wheat, popcorn, hay, and orchard fruits.

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  • PP Blacks diary and account book Ft Collins Colorado May 25 1893 

    Contributor:Black, Philemon P., 1825-1901
    Date Created:1893
    Diary contains brief daily entries that list farm and personal expenses, discusses the weather, irrigation, farm chores, social activities, and crops including alfalfa, oats, wheat, popcorn, hay, and orchard fruits. It ...
  • Diary kept by P. P. Black 1892 

    Contributor:Black, Philemon P., 1825-1901
    Date Created:1892
    Diary contains brief daily entries that discuss the weather, irrigation, farm chores, social activities, and crops including alfalfa, oats, wheat, popcorn, hay, and orchard fruits. It provides a glimpse into the day-to-day ...
  • P. P. Black's diary for the year 1889 

    Contributor:Black, Philemon P., 1825-1901
    Date Created:1889
    Diary contains brief daily entries that discuss the weather, irrigation, farm chores, social activities, and crops including alfalfa, oats, wheat, popcorn, hay, and orchard fruits. It provides a glimpse into the day-to-day ...
  • P. P. Black's diary for 1890 

    Contributor:Black, Philemon P., 1825-1901
    Date Created:1890-1891
    Diary contains brief daily entries that discuss the weather, irrigation, farm chores, social activities, and crops including alfalfa, oats, wheat, popcorn, hay, and orchard fruits. It provides a glimpse into the day-to-day ...