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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Peter Haskew Diary, 1836-1842



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Haskew, Peter, 1836-1842
Title: Peter Haskew diary
Dates: 1836-1842
Abstract: Composed of a typescript, the Peter Haskew Diary, 1836-1842, chronicles the life of a Methodist circuit preacher in the antebellum American South.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.02827
Extent: 1 volume
Language: English .
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Methodist Reverend Peter Haskew (1803-1865) served as a circuit rider in the antebellum South, particularly southern Alabama and west Florida before the Civil War. In 1840, he married Ann Withers with whom he had several children.

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Scope and Contents

Composed of a typescript, the Peter Haskew Diary, 1836-1842, chronicles the life of a Methodist circuit preacher in the antebellum American South. Haskew traveled throughout southern Alabama and west Florida and was in charge of the mission at Apalachicola, Florida as well as a church in St. Joseph. His diary documents his daily experiences, such as his first train ride, meeting his wife, and describing a local burial.

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Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no use restrictions on this collection. Publisher is responsible for complying with copyright law.

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Haskew, Peter, 1836-1842
Corporate Names
Methodist Church
Subjects
Circuit riders
Places
Apalachicola
Florida
Saint Joseph
United States

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Peter Haskew Diary, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center's History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light project, 2009-2011.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Inventory

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2R35 [SRH1230011610] Peter Haskew Diary, 1836-1842

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