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Advocate and Family Guardian Newspapers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3111

This collection consists of four Advocate and Family Guardian newspapers dating from 1864. They include articles, poetry, and stories with a focus on Christian teachings as well as a series describing East Tennessee and how it was being affected by the Civil War.

Dates

  • 1864 January-March

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 four Advocate and Family Guardian dating from 1864. They include articles, poetry, and stories with a focus on Christian teachings as well as a series describing East Tennessee and how it was being affected by the Civil War.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Advocate and Family Guardian was a newspaper published by the American Female Guardian Society, a Christian social work organization run by women that rehabilitated former prostitutes and otherwise helped the poor. The paper was edited by Sarah R. I. Bennet and most of it was written by women.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single oversize folder

Acquisition Note

Collection was purchased on February 14, 2007.

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