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James Lynn Ledger

Identifier: MS-0304

This collection houses a ledger that tracks James Lynn's purchases from 1859-1890.


  • 1859-1890


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 the Special Collections Library.


0.1 Linear Feet

Biographical/Historical Note

James Lynn was born in September of 1837 in Tennessee. He married Sarah Rogan (1838-1920) on September 5, 1861 and the couple had seven children: Samuel Edward, John Fleming, Carrie Powell, Ellen A., Leila Mae, Nannie Rhea, and Perry Rogan. Four of these children attended the University of Tennessee: Samuel E. (graduated 1884), John F. (graduated 1886), Nannie (withdrew 1894), and Perry (withdrew 1893). Lynn worked as a grocer in Kingsport, Tennessee before moving to Knoxville in the late 1870s or early 1880s. Here, he worked as a clerk and later as a salesman for Cowan, McClung & Co. James Lynn died in Knoxville, Tennessee on December 23, 1915.


This collection consists of one clamshell box.

Acquisition Note

This collection was donated to Special Collections.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA