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William Moody Pratt diaries, 1838

Part of William Moody Pratt diaries

kukm1m46m79Guide to the William Moody Pratt diaries, 1838-1891 46M79Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric WeigUniversity of Kentucky Special Collections Research CenterSpecial Collections Research CenterMargaret I. King Building, NorthLexington 40506-0039SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDUURL: This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-09-09 15:21:44 -0400.Description is in English. English University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center William Moody Pratt diaries Pratt, William Moody, 1817-1897. 46M79 0.1 Cubic Feet 5 volumes 1838-1891 Finding aid Finding aid located in Breckinridge Research Room. Custodial History note Pratt, Mary. Gift, ca. 1940. Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open for research. Conditions Governing Use note Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky. Preferred Citation note [Identification of item], William Moody Pratt diaries, 1838-1891, 1M46M79, Special Collections and Digital Programs, University of Kentucky. Biographical/Historical note Baptist minister, educator. Pratt attended Hamilton Literary and Theological Institution (later Colgate University) in 1838. He spent 1839 to 1845 in Crawfordsville, Indiana, and was pastor of the First Baptist Church, in Lexington, Kentucky from 1845 to 1863. While in Lexington, Pratt served as school commissioner, operated a private school, and had charge of the Sunday School and book division of the Baptist Church. He also spent time in Louisville and Shelbyville, Kentucky. Scope and Contents note These are the diaries of William Moody Pratt. In addition to the account of his activities and his impressions of the local and national contemporary scene, the diaries contain lists of marriages Pratt performed and of people received into the church. Arrangement note Chronological arrangement. Marriage licenses -- Kentucky. Baptists -- Clergy -- Biography. Registers of births, etc. -- Kentucky. Kentucky -- Social life and customs. Crawfordsville (Ind.) -- Social life and customs. Students. First Baptist Church (Lexington, Ky.) Colgate University Pratt, William Moody, 1817-1897. Pratt, William Moody, 1817-1897. Diary1838-18521Diary1852-18622Diary1862-18673Diary1867-18754Diary1875-18915 William Moody Pratt diaries