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Hazel Austin Diaries

Identifier: M2055

Scope and Contents

The collection contains two diaries written by Hazel Austin between ca.1930-1938. The diaries document Hazel and Oliver Austin's lives as the two traveled throughout the mid-west, southwest and on the west coast holding revival meetings and conducting trine immersion.


  • 1930-1938


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Hazel I. Quear was born in Ind. in Nov. 1893. She married Oliver Henry Austin in Fruita, Mesa County, Colo. on March 28, 1912. Oliver Austin was a minister, as was his father, of the Church of the Brethren (German Baptist). In the 1920s the couple lived in McPherson, Kan. while Oliver Austin attended an educational institution founded by the church, McPherson College. Later in the 1930s the couple traveled extensively throughout out parts of the United States conducting revival meetings at local churches, primarily in rural areas. Hazel Austin died in Denver, Colo. in April 1971.


1 envelope(s)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Sandy Morrison, 2009.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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Denver CO 80204 United States