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Sylvester Bailey Letterbooks

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2937

This collection consists of two Memphis court letterbooks for Judge Sylvester Bailey. The letterbooks contain handwritten copies of his professional and personal correspondence between March 5, 1845-September 4, 1851.

Dates

  • 1845 March 5-1851 September 4

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 collection consists of two court letterbooks for Judge Sylvester Bailey of Memphis containing copies of his correspondence between March 5, 1845-September 4, 1851.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sylvester Bailey was the first mayor of South Memphis, which was incorporated January 6, 1846.

Arrangement

This collection consists of two folders.

Acquisition Note

Acquired by Special Collections October 19, 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