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United Daughters of the Confederacy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0191

This collection consists of selected papers from the Admiral Franklin Buchanan Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy presented throughout 1956. Essays explore several topics such as "The Battle of Nashville" by Mrs. Hagan Reynolds and "General Wade Hampton, as Soldier and Statesman" by Mrs. Stella Eglesia.

Dates

  • 1956

Language

The material in this collection is in English.

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 selected papers from the Admiral Franklin Buchanan Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy presented throughout 1956.

Biographical/Historical Note

The United Daughters of the Confederacy was founded in Nashville, Tennessee, on September 10, 1894 by Caroline Meriwether Goodlett and Anna Davenport Raines. The organization was originally named the National Association of the Daughters of the Confederacy, later changed to its current incarnation in in 1895. Group membership is open to women 16 years and older who are direct or relational descendants of the men and women who served the Confederate States of America, or provided "material aid" to the cause.

The primary objectives of the organization are to collect and preserve historical material about the Civil War, and to protect and preserve places and landmarks relevant to the Confederacy and its history.

Acquisition Note

This collection was donated to Special Collections in 1956 by J. Wesley Hoffman.

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