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The Cherokee Trail of Tears

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0087

This collection consists of a 237 page carbon-copy manuscript. The author introduces the manuscript as a history for general audiences.

Dates

  • undated

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

0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

This collection consists of a 237 page carbon-copy manuscript. The author introduces the manuscript as a history for general audiences.

Biographical/Historical Note

George Washington Smith was born on November 13th, 1855 to Stephen Smith and Sarah Martin Pace Smith. He was a professor of History at Southern Illinois University from 1890 to 1935, and was active in the Illinois State Historical Society. He served as vice president to the Historical Society and as well as a member of the board. Professor Smith wrote several textbooks in addition to historical monographs and was known as a historian of Abraham Lincoln. He died at the age of 90 on November 20th, 1945, and is buried in White Hall Cemetery in Greene County, Illinois.

Arrangement

This collection is in one folder.

Acquisition Note

This manuscript was donated to Special Collections in 1947.

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