Strickland, Peter, 1837-1921
||Materials primarily in
English with additional materials in
French. Two loose vocabulary sheets for translations for what seems to be the
Wolof language of Senegal are included (F6).
||Peter Strickland (1837-1922) was a shipmaster, merchant, and U.S. consul in the French colony of Senegal. Diaries and letter
books of Peter Strickland dating 1857 to 1912. While varying in content, the diaries center around Strickland’s life as a
merchant, both on the sea as well as in Senegal. Issues of two French colonial weekly newspapers contextualize the events
of the French colony during Strickland’s time there.
1 linear foot
(1 box )
13 diaries and letter books
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||Processed by Rhonda R. Newton, August 1993. Finding aid encoded by Anna Nuzzolese, September 2018. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard