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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the William Y. Allen Letters, 1842, 1878.



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Allen, William Y.
Title: William Y. Allen Letters
Dates: 1842, 1878
Abstract: William Y. Allen was a Minister and educator in Kentucky and the Republic of Texas. Photostat copies of letters by Allen, arranged chronologically.
Extent: 2 items
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

William Y. Allen was a Minister and educator in Kentucky and the Republic of Texas.

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Scope and Contents

Photostat copies of letters by Allen. The first,written to his family, is a lengthy account of Allen's journey from Texas to Kentucky in February 1842 via New Orleans and the Mississippi River. The second, to Rev. E.B. Wright, October 24, 1878, is a reminiscence of the establishment of Presbyterian churches in Texas.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

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Index Terms

Subjects
Allen, William Y., 1805-1885--Archives.
Presbyterian Church--Texas--History--19th century--Sources.
Mississippi River Valley--Description and travel--19th century--Sources.
New Orleans (La.)--Description--Sources.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William Y. Allen Letters, 1842, 1878, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2L289 Letters, 1842, 1878

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