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Collection Number: 02641-z

Collection Title: Daniel Allen Penick Papers, 1821-1857.

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held in the Wilson Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the World Wide Web. See the section for more information.


This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities; this finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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Size 9 items
Abstract Daniel Allen Penick (1797-1870) of North Carolina was a Presbyterian minister. The collection contains the papers of Penick, including a play, "The Broke Merchant, "written by him as a student at Hampden-Sydney College, Va., 1821; part of his diary, 1821-1822, of an ocean trip from Virginia to New York City and then to Princeton Theological Seminary; and the diary, 1824, of Agnes Tinsley (later Penick's wife) on a trip from Virginia to New York and back and a stay in New York. Letters, 1854-1857, are from Penick to Drury Lacy (1802-1884) about Lacy's becoming president of Davidson College.
Creator Penick, Daniel Allen, 1797-1870.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Daniel Allen Penick Papers, #2641-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Alternate Form of Material
The letters from Penick to Lacy and the 1821-1822 diary are also available on microfilm.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Albert P. Bauman of Washington, D.C., December 1943.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in folder 1.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Daniel Allen Penick (1797-1870) of North Carolina was a Presbyterian minister. He studied at Hampden-Sydney College, Va., and Princeton Theological Seminary. He later married Agnes A. Tinsley of Virginia.

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The collection contains the papers of Daniel Allen Penick, including a play, "The Broke Merchant," written by him as a student at Hampden-Sydney College, Va., 1821; part of his diary, 1821-1822, of an ocean trip from Virginia to New York City and then to Princeton Theological Seminary; and the diary, 1824, of Agnes Tinsley on a trip from Virginia to New York and back and a stay in New York. Letters, 1854-1857, are from Penick to Drury Lacy (1802-1884) about Lacy's becoming president of Davidson College.

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, January 2009

This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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