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Keene Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3191

This collection consists of materials documenting the Keene family of Westmoreland, Tennessee from 1929 to 1951. It is composed primarily of correspondence addressed to Sam and Minnie Keene from various family members. Other materials include receipts for farm supplies, electric bills, New Deal era farming information, notes, music, and a 1936 presidential election ballot. These materials were originally housed in a satchel, which is preserved in this collection.

Dates

  • 1929-1951

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

3.5 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection consists of materials documenting the Keene family of Westmoreland, Tennessee from 1929 to 1951. It is composed primarily of correspondence addressed to Sam and Minnie Keene from various family members. Other materials include receipts for farm supplies, electric bills, New Deal era farming information, notes, music, and a 1936 presidential election ballot. These materials were originally housed in a satchel, which is preserved in this collection.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sam Keene was a tobacco farmer in Westmoreland, Tennessee.

Arrangement

This collection consists of two boxes

Acquisition Note

Collection was purchased by Special Collection on March 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