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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

Margaret A. Bowie Diary, 1872-1877



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Bowie, Margaret Armstrong, 1857-
Title: Margaret A. Bowie diary
Dates: 1872-1877
Abstract: Comprising two typescripts, the Margaret A. Bowie Diary, 1872-1877, chronicles Bowie's experiences in the Keechi Valley region of Jack County, Texas.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.02687
Extent: 1 volume
Language: English .
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Born in Mexia, Texas, Margaret Armstrong (b. 1857) married George M. Bowie in 1875. The couple lived with their son Willie in the Keechi Valley region of Jack County, Texas, where George worked as a teacher at the Salt Hill School. In 1877, Margaret moved with her family to Fort Worth.

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Scope and Contents

Comprising two typescripts, the Margaret A. Bowie Diary, 1872-1877, chronicles Bowie's experiences in the Keechi Valley region of Jack County, Texas. The diary describes life on the frontier, familial affairs, and her courtship with George Bowie.

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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
Bowie, George M.
Bowie, Margaret Armstrong, 1857-
Family Names
Armstrong (Family)
Bowie (Family)
Subjects
Frontier and pioneer life
Places
Texas

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Margaret A. Bowie 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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2Q445 [SRH1230011682] Two copies of typescript of diary, 1872-1877

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