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Diary (Tennessee)

Identifier: SC 00947

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Scope and Contents

Diary of an unidentified man, probably a preacher from the Wartrace, Tennessee area. Daily entries are mostly detailed. The writer seems to have moved around frequently, visiting different houses and communities. For excerpts, provided by the seller, see folder link below.


  • Creation: 1919

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Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

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Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.


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Custodial History:

Seller bought this from the Baker estate in Polk County, Florida. The Bakers were originally from upstate NY, married in 1945 and moved to FL around 1985.

Acquisition Information:


Processing Information:

Accessioned and minimally processed in March 2010 by Ute Schechter.

Guide to the Diary (Tennessee)
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository