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Charles O. Hill Account Books

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0455

This collection consists of two account books owned by Charles O. Hill. The books record his personal and business transactions from 1883-1903. In the personal transactions, he recorded his purchases of meat, coffee, whiskey, and collared shirts. In the business transactions, he recorded his buying of bulk food purchases for his store, and his buying and selling of slaves.

Dates

  • 1883-1903

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 the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection consists of two account books owned by Charles O. Hill. The books record his personal and business transactions from 1883-1903.

Biographical/Historical Note

Charles Otis Hill, Sr. was born November 6, 1869 in Knox County, Tennessee. He attended the University of Tennessee from 1885 to 1888. During college, Hill was a member of the Chi Delta fraternity. In 1893, he graduated from the University of Michigan with his Doctoral degree in Pharmacy. He returned to Knoxville and married Ella R. Ogden in 1895. The couple had one child, Charles Otis Hill, Jr. Hill then became an Instructor of Pharmacy. Charles Hill died on September 17, 1939 in Knox County, Tennessee.

Acquisition Note

Special Collections acquired this item circa 1965.

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