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John C. Douglass Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0196

This collection contains journals, ledgers, daybooks, and other papers documenting John C. Douglass and the Douglass Shed Post office between 1885 and 1893.

Dates

  • 1884-1893

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 Special Collections.

Extent

0.75 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection contains journals, ledgers, daybooks, and other papers documenting John C. Douglass and the Douglass Shed Post office between 1885 and 1893.

Biographical/Historical Note

John C. Douglass was the postmaster of the Douglass Shed post office (Washington County, Tennessee) sometime between its opening in 1878 and its closing in 1895. Douglass later became a doctor, and worked in Knoxville for many years. He died in Knoxville in about 1930.

Arrangement

Collection consists of two boxes.

Acquisition Note

Dr. W. Neil Franklin and Dr. Stanley J. Folmsbee donated these papers to the Special Collections Library in September of 1954.

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