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Lucius Brown Journal

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2421

This daily journal of Lucius Polk Brown was written in every day of 1921 and contains detailed information of his daily routines, his work, the trips he took, and operation of his several farms in Spring Hill and the Nashville area of Tennessee.

Dates

  • 1921

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 daily journal of Lucius Polk Brown was written in every day of 1921 and contains detailed information of his daily routines, his work, the trips he took, and operation of his several farms in Spring Hill and the Nashville area of Tennessee.

Biographical/Historical Note

Lucius Polk Brown (1867-1935) was born in Maury, Tennessee, on August 1, 1867 to Campbell (1843-1893) and Susan Rebecca Polk (1847-1922). He was married twice, first to Jesse Roberts (1871-1897), on January 30, 1895, and after she passed, he married Susan Massie (1871- ) on December 12, 1903. Brown managed a well-known family farm, Ewell Farm, and two plantations, Spring Hill and Melrose, for many years.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

Collection was purchased in August 2000.

Related Materials

Interested researchers may also wish to consult MS.0252, Lucius Polk Brown Collection, 1856-1903, and MS.0628: Lucius P. Brown Herd Records, 1856-1916.

Repository Details

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

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