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William Stucky diary, 1929

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Title

William Stucky diary

Date

1929

Repository

University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506

Arrangement

Arrangement is chronological.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], William Stucky diary, 1929, 1VF59M18, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.

Extent

1 volume

Scope and Content

This diary was written by William Stucky, an adolescent, while on a trip to and from California. Stuckey left from Lexington, Kentucky with his mother to visit relatives in California. He notes stops in Yellowstone National Park, the Grand Canyon, San Francisco and Los Angeles. In one entry, Stucky discusses attending the church of controversial evangelist, Aimee Semple McPherson. He remarks that her church was "more like a theatre" (p. 25).

Subjects

  • McPherson, Aimee Semple, 1890-1944.
  • Stucky, William.
  • Yellowstone National Park--Description and travel.
  • Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--Description and travel.
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)--Description and travel.
  • San Francisco (Calif.)--Description and travel.
  • Diaries

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