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Nathan D. Allen Diary, 1834-1888

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Identifier: A0020

Title: Nathan D. Allen Diary, 1834-1888


Nathan D. Allen was born May 15, 1819, at Watkins Glen, New York, and came to St. Louis in 1837, eventually settling in Webster Groves, St. Louis County, Missouri, where he died May 9, 1903.

The diary of Nathan D. Allen contains material on life in Webster Groves, with accounts of the 1849 cholera epidemic and the Civil War in St. Louis, and mentions meeting Abraham Lincoln and Henry Shaw. (Additional information on Allen family was added later by donor.)

1 volume (100 pages)

Cite as: Nathan D. Allen Diary, Missouri History Museum Archives, St. Louis.

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States
St Louis

Dates: 1834-1888

Type(s): Diary

Maker/Creator: Allen, Nathan D., 1819-1903

Subjects: Diseases
Civil War, 1861-1865


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