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Charles P. Toncray Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2366

This collection consists of correspondence to Toncray from 1901 to 1909, a land deed from 1881, and three checks from 1906 written by Toncray. Six of the 14 letters date to 1904, and four to 1908. There is one from each of the following years: 1901, 1905, 1906, and 1909. Six of the letters are from George K. Hamblin about financial matters.

Some letters from Toncray can be located in MS.21: the O. P. Temple Papers, 1832-.

Dates

  • 1886-1909

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection consists of correspondence to Charles P. Toncray from 1901 to 1909, a land deed from 1881, and three checks from 1906 written by Toncray.

Biographical/Historical Note

Charles P. Toncray (1837-1909) was a Republican from Elizabethton, Tenn. He was a merchant, businessman, and circuit court clerk. In 1901, President William McKinley appointed Toncray as a colonel on his staff. He was also a member of the House of Representatives from 1905-1907.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder divided into two series: Correspondence and Financial and Legal Documents.

Acquisition Note

Collection was purchased by the Special Collections Library in July of 2002.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480