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19th and 20th Century Letters and Documents

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2514

This collection features a number of letters, legal documents, receipts, photographs and other papers from the second half of the 19th century through the first quarter of the 20th century. The correspondence contains a letter in German dated 1858, as well as more local materials from Nashville and Memphis, Tennessee. Among the legal documents are a deed of land purchase from Arkansas, a deed of purchase for a cemetery plot in Pennsylvania, and a teacher's license for Erle Drake in Miller County, Ga. The folder labeled Other Papers contains some handwritten notes, a list of the men in the 17th Tennessee Regiment, Company H, and part of a handwritten sermon from 1836. Two of the photographs in this collection are labeled Dora Hunt on the verso. Also included are the photograph of an unidentified woman and a tintype of a man. The last folder contains deposit slips, a McMinnville tax receipt from 1898, and three loan slips.

Dates

  • 1851-1924

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 (5 folders)

Abstract

This collection features a number of letters, legal documents, receipts, photographs, and other papers from the second half of the 19th century through the first quarter of the 20th century.

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available.

Arrangement

Collection consists of five folders.

Acquisition Note

These materials were purchased by Special Collections in August 1991.

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