Finding aid for the Darius Ely Daybook

Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Ely, Darius
Title: Darius Ely Daybook
Dates: 1809-1858
Extent: 0.10 linear feet (1 volume)
Abstract: Darius Ely (1761-1844) was a farmer and Revolutionary War veteran who resided in Ravenna, Ohio with his son, Ashley. The collection consists of a daybook containing entries relating to the activities of Darius and Ashley Ely.
MS Number MS 2056
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English

Scope and Content

The Darius Ely Daybook, 1809-1858, consists of entries relating to the activities of Darius and Ashley Ely.

This collection will be useful to researchers studying the history of Ravenna, Ohio, and farming there in the first half of the nineteenth century.

Statement of Arrangement

The collection is arranged chronologically and consists of one volume.

Restrictions on Access


Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.


Ely, Darius, 1761-1844.
Farm life -- Ohio -- Ravenna.
Ravenna (Ohio) -- History -- Sources.

Preferred Citation

[Container ___, Folder ___ ] MS 2056 Darius Ely Daybook, Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland, Ohio

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mrs. J. Garfield Buell in 1936.