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B. W. Martin Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3080

This collection consists of a letter from B. W. Martin of Harriman, Tennessee, to an unnamed woman, dated July 1, 1897. The letter describes how to take an eye test and lists prices for eyeglasses and watch repair.

Dates

  • 1897 July 1

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 a letter from B. W. Martin of Harriman, Tennessee, to an unnamed woman, dated July 1, 1897. The letter describes how to take an eye test and lists prices for eyeglasses and watch repair.

Biographical/Historical Note

Benjamin W. Martin was born in Ohio in June of 1852. He worked as a jeweler and optician in Harriman, Tennessee.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

Collection was purchased by Special Collections on January 30, 2007.

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