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


Finding aid and scan of a portion of a diary (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Collection 564. Diary kept by George Henry Sargent from 1 May 1851 to 10 January 1853. The Harvard student writes on a variety of subjects, including education, religion, historical events, travel, etc. Of particular interest is a three-month sojourn in 1852 with his sister, Lucy Baldwin (Sargent) Rupert in Louisville, Kentucky. While in Kentucky, he also visits Henderson and Mammoth Cave.


Social History | United States History

MSS 564 SARGENT, George H. p. 321-366.pdf (2658 kB)
Sargent Diary, p. 321-366

MSS 564 SARGENT, George H. p. 367-398 .pdf (2308 kB)
Sargent Diary, p. 367-398