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Robert Y. McReynolds Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1273

This collection consists of one diary written in by Robert Y. McReynolds from 1835 to 1838. McReynolds primarly writes of his travels as a circuit preacher, largely in the Kentucky area. At the end of the journal he writes about various relatives.

Dates

  • 1835 March-1838 March

Language

The material in this collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

This collection consists of one diary written in by Robert Y. McReynolds from 1835 to 1838. McReynolds primarly writes of his travels as a circuit preacher, largely in the Kentucky area. At the end of the journal he writes about various relatives.

Biographical/Historical Note

Robert Y. McReynolds was born on January 20, 1809 in Allen County, Kentucky to Robert McReynolds (1770-1850) and Sarah B. Mcdaniel (1778-1860). McReynolds joined the Methodist Episcopal Church in November 1826. He was licensed to preach in August 1828 and was appointed to the Logan Circuit as a junior preacher under John S. Barger. During the next decade, McReynolds traveled on and preached various circuits throughout the Kentucky area. McReynolds never married. He died in 1870.

Arrangement

This collection consists of one folder.

Acquisition Note

This material was given to Special Collections in 1986.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480