Authors

Milton Wright

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Creation Date

12-31-1858

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities | History

Keywords

Wright family; Wright, Milton, 1828-1917

Description

Bishop Milton Wright, father of Wilbur and Orville Wright, regularly recorded entries in his diary from 1857 until his death in 1917. This diary is a continuation from 1859, but includes entries from 1869-1871. Wright records a variety of information regarding his travels, family history, and expenditures. Of particular note, this diary includes a entries related to two factions emerging in church leadership, the Radicals and the Liberals. Wright was a member of the Radicals. Also included in this diary is an entry about Orville Wright being born on August 19th, 1871. View the transcript of the Milton Wright diaries.

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Special Collections and Archives; Wright State University Libraries

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Milton Wright Diaries: 1859-69-71


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