University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Bacon Academy Collection, 1803-1930



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Bacon Academy
Title: Bacon Academy Collection
Dates: 1803-1930
Abstract: Papers concerning Bacon Academy in Colchester, Connecticut, include photostats of two letters from Moses Austin.
Accession No.: OCLC number 22901927
Extent: 1 volume
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

Papers concerning Bacon Academy in Colchester, Connecticut, include photostats of two letters from Moses Austin, one to Daniel Phelps in 1803 arranging for him to put Stephen F. Austin in school and maintain him there, the second to Stephen in 1804 exhorting him in regard to his education and personal relations, as well as two 1930 letters from the clerk of the school and copies of two printed articles dealing with the history of the academy.


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Index Terms

Subjects
Austin, Moses, 1761-1821.
Austin, Stephen F. (Stephen Fuller), 1793-1836.
Bacon Academy (Colchester, Conn.)--Archives.
Education--History--19th century--Sources.
Colchester (Conn.)--History--Sources.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Bacon Academy Collection, 1803-1930, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.


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Inventory

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2Q417 Collection, 1803-1930