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H. S. Kennedy Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3113

This collection houses a letter from H. S. Kennedy, writing from Silver Springs, Tennessee on May 5, 1873. Kennedy reports on the progress of setting up public schools in Wilson County, provides a list of local officials, and suggests reorganizing the school district.

Dates

  • 1873 May 5

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 houses a letter from H. S. Kennedy, writing from Silver Springs, Tennessee on May 5, 1873. Kennedy reports on the progress of setting up public schools in Wilson County, provides a list of local officials, and suggests reorganizing the school district.

Biographical/Historical Note

Horatio S. Kennedy was born in about 1839 in Kentucky. He was heavily involved in public education in Wilson County, Tennessee, serving as principal of East Main and chairing the building committee for Highland Heights, built in 1902.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

Collection was purchased by Special Collections on February 20, 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