University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the W. A. Ricketts Diary, 1858



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Ricketts, W. A.
Title: Ricketts, W. A.
Dates: 1858
Abstract: The W. A. Ricketts Diary, 1858, chronicles Ricketts’ travels through Texas.
Accession No.: 70-098
Extent: 1 item
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

W. A. Ricketts lived in Bell County, Texas, where he worked as a miller.


Scope and Contents

The W. A. Ricketts Diary, 1858, chronicles Ricketts’ travels through Texas. Spanning from March to June, the diary discusses traveling by wagon, the landscape, and his fellow travelers.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Ricketts, W. A. -- Archives.
Places
Bell County (Tex.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Texas -- Description and travel.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

W. A. Ricketts Diary, 1858, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3J426 Diary, March 28-June 15, 1858