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Martha Johnson Patterson Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2867

This collection consists of an undated black and white photograph of Martha Johnson Patterson, daughter of President Andrew Johnson.

Dates

  • undated

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 is an undated black and white photograph of Martha Johnson Patterson, daughter of President Andrew Johnson.

Biographical/Historical Note

Martha Johnson Patterson was born on October 25, 1828 in Greeneville, Tennessee to parents Andrew Johnson and Eliza McCardle. She attended Miss L.S. English's Female Seminary in Georgetown for some of her education. She married David T. Patterson on December 13,1855. They had two children; Andrew Johnson Patterson and Mary Belle Patterson. After the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, her father became the President of the United States. Her mother suffered from many illnesses, so she took over the responsibilities typically held by the First Lady. Martha died on July 10, 1901 and is buried in Andrew Johnson National Cemetery.

Arrangement

Collection consists of one folder.

Acquisition Note

Unknown

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