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Murphy and Robinson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2746

Collection consists of a short letter written on the letterhead for Murphy and Robinson, a Knoxville, Tenn., dealer of hats, caps and straw goods. The letter, dated November 2, 1899, reads in part, "I have sold over $200.00 worth of them this year. Everything is moving along nicely. The spring goods are beginning to come in and we have just finished taking stock."

Dates

  • 1899 November 2

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

Collection consists of a short letter written on the letterhead for Murphy and Robinson, a Knoxville, Tenn., dealer of hats, caps and straw goods. The letter, dated November 2, 1899, reads in part, "I have sold over $200.00 worth of them this year. Everything is moving along nicely. The spring goods are beginning to come in and we have just finished taking stock."

Biographical/Historical Note

Murphy and Robinson was a wholesale dealer in hats, caps and straw goods during the early 20th century. The owners were George W. Murphy and W. B. Robinson. The company was stationed in the Phoenix building in downtown Knoxville, Tenn.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

Special Collections purchased item on May 30, 2006

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