T. Crawford McDowell diary, 1849

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322


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Descriptive Summary

Creator: McDowell, T. Crawford.
Title: T. Crawford McDowell diary, 1849
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 234
Extent: 0.25 linear foot (1 box)
Abstract:Diary of T. Crawford McDowell, United States Consul in Bahia de San Salvador, Brazil, in which he discusses the influence of the Catholic church in Brazil, African slaves, and McDowell's own feelings about slavery.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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Biographical Note

T. Crawford McDowell, resident of York, Pennsylvania, served as a U.S. Consul in Bahia de San Salvador, Brazil, in 1849.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a diary of T. Crawford McDowell from March 9 - August 1, 1849. The diary documents McDowell's voyage from Baltimore (Maryland) to Brazil following his appointment as U.S. Consul to Bahia de San Salvador, Brazil. The diary also describes the influence of the Catholic Church in Brazil, the African slaves, and his own feelings about slavery.

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