Life at Tinker Swiss Cottage 1851-1869, Vol. 1
The Journal of Robert H. Tinker 1851-1869, Robert Tinker original diaries chronicle his childhood and move into Rockford, IL.
Life at the Tinker Swiss Cottage 1870-1901, Vol. 2
The Journal of Robert H. Tinker 1870-1901, This diary covers the Robert's first marriage to Mary Dorr Manny and his business life throughout Rockford.
Life at the Tinker Swiss Cottage, 1902-1922, Vol. 3
The Journal of Robert H. Tinker 1902-1922, in the final installment of the diaries, Robert discusses his involvement in several Rockford businesses, the founding of the Rockford Park district and his second marriage to Jessie Dorr Hurd.