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T. M. Schleier Stereographs Depicting Montvale Springs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2703

These three stereographs are part of a series entitled The Beauties Around Montvale Springs, East Tennessee. They were produced by T. M. Schleier of the American and Foreign Stereoscopic Emporium in Knoxville, Tennessee. Two of the images portray waterfalls, and the third shows several people sitting by a stream.

Dates

  • circa 1870s-1890s

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

These three stereographs are part of a series entitled The Beauties Around Montvale Springs, East Tennessee. They were produced by T. M. Schleier of the American and Foreign Stereoscopic Emporium in Knoxville, Tennessee. Two of the images portray waterfalls, and the third shows several people sitting by a stream.

Biographical/Historical Note

Theodore M. Schleier was born on April 20, 1832 in Prussia. He married Caroline E. Knaffl on April 5, 1862 and the couple had one daughter, Matilda W. Schleier was a professional photographer and worked in a number of locations in the southeastern United States, including Nashville (from about 1859 to 1869) and Knoxville (from about 1870 to 1890). He and his family eventually settled in New York City, where Schleier died on December 13, 1908.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

Special Collections purchased these stereographs in February of 2006.

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