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Tilghman Haws Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0240

Tilghman Haws and his son Kenneth compiled this scrapbook of Knoxville newspaper articles, receipts, Confederate money, and a Civil War letter between 1861 and 1920.

Dates

  • 1861-1920

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

Tilghman Haws and his son Kenneth compiled this scrapbook of Knoxville newspaper articles, receipts, Confederate money, and a Civil War letter between 1861 and 1920.

Biographical/Historical Note

Tilghman Francis Haws was born to German immigrants Edward and Sarah (Sherer) Haws on May 7, 1834 in Northampton, Pennsylvania. He married Amelia Smith on June 17, 1873, and the couple had at least four children: Alice Rebecca (Haws) Miller (1875-1925), Christina Grenville (Haws) Roney (1878-), Bertha Louise (1882-), and Kenneth (1884-1949). The couple moved to Knoxville before 1880, where Haws established himself as a printer. Tilghman Haws died on July 4, 1916 in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Kenneth Haws married Josephine Reddish (1887-1962) on September 8, 1926 and spent most of his career in the furniture business in Knoxville, Tennessee. He died in Knoxville on October 14, 1949 and is buried in Greenwood Cemetery.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single box.

Acquisition Note

Josephine (Reddish) Haws donated this scrapbook to Special Collections in August of 1953.

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