Aida Austin’s 1881 Diary

Click the links below to download Aunt Aida’s diary (in two parts). The Diary is in PDF format, so you must have Adobe Reader installed to open it.

This Aida’s 1881 Diary is the original version that needs some corrections.

A new updated, corrected Aida Austin’s 1881 Diary is available for purchase at

Diary Part 1 pp. 1 to 54; Introduction, January 1 to July 1, 1881.

Diary Part 2 pp. 55 to 108; July 2 to January 1882. Maps and family information at the end.

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