MSS Finding Aids

Publication Date



This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434;


Finding aid and typescript (click on Additional Files) for Manuscripts Small Collection 561. Journal of a voyage from South Union, Kentucky to New Orleans, Louisiana, which was kept by Thomas Jefferson Shannon, a selling agent for and a member of the South Union Colony of Shakers. The pagination refers to the typed copy of the journal which is also indexed mainly by names and places.


Business | Marketing | Religion | United States History

SC 561 Typescript Thomas J. Shannon journal.pdf (4728 kB)
Typescript of T.J. Shannon Travel Journal, 1831-1832



To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.