Alfred William Douglass Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0116

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

This collection contains one handwritten, penciled, notebook which represents class notes taken by Alfred William Douglass while a student at University of Nashville, dated November 20, 1841. The notebook contains 118 numbered pages of history, theology, and poetry notes.

Dates

  • 1841

Biographical Note - Alfred W. Douglass

Alfred William Douglass was an educator in Nashville, Tennessee. He graduated from the University of Nashville in 1842 and worked as a tutor for the institution for several years after his graduation. In January 1849, Douglass and James L. Meigs opened a private school, teaching English, Classical Studies, and Mathematics. He died of cholera on August 23, 1849.

Extent

.01 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

This collection contains one handwritten, penciled, notebook which represents class notes taken by Alfred William Douglass while a student at University of Nashville, dated November 20, 1841. The notebook contains 118 numbered pages of history, theology, and poetry notes.

Physical Location

Special Collections & Archives
Title
Finding Aid for the Alfred William Douglass Diary
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Vanderbilt University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Jean and Alexander Heard Library
419 21st Avenue South
Nashville TN 37203 United States


 

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