David Sherwood Kellogg of Plattsburgh (1847-1909) was a medical doctor, local historian, and amateur archaeologist. He kept a personal journal from 1885 until his death. This journal contains descriptions of some of Plattsburgh's citizens and events, his philosophies about life and death, and weather conditions and natural phenomena. Many entries reflect the doctor's interest in old and rare books while others contain his critiques of contemporary literature and authors. As such, the journals are a rare and illuminating look into North Country society and culture during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

A typescript of the journal has been digitized and made available here. It has been split into seven sections, corresponding to the division of the physical typescript held in Special Collections at SUNY Plattsburgh. Each section may be examined and searched individually from the links below, or the whole journal may be searched from the search box in the left-hand sidebar. The optical character recognition performed during digitization is not perfect, so please do not assume that just because a search returned no results that the search terms are not present in the journal.

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Personal Journals

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Personal Journal of Dr. David Sherwood Kellogg, 1885-1887, David Sherwood Kellogg

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Personal Journal of Dr. David Sherwood Kellogg, 1888-1889, David Sherwood Kellogg

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Personal Journal of Dr. David Sherwood Kellogg, 1890-1891, David Sherwood Kellogg

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Personal Journal of Dr. David Sherwood Kellogg, 1892-1894, David Sherwood Kellogg

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Personal Journal of Dr. David Sherwood Kellogg, 1895-1897, David Sherwood Kellogg

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Personal Journal of Dr. David Sherwood Kellogg, 1898-1901, David Sherwood Kellogg

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Personal Journal of Dr. David Sherwood Kellogg, 1902-1909, David Sherwood Kellogg