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McCalley Plantation Record Books

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0491

This collection contains plantation record books from the McCalley Plantation in Huntsville, Alabama. The record books contain information on the day to day operations of the plantations as well as inventories of the farm. There are also records on number of cotton picked by each enslaved person.

Dates

  • 1853-1871

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

0.25 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection contains plantation record books from the McCalley Plantation in Huntsville, Alabama. The record books contain information on the day to day operations of the plantations as well as inventories of the farm.

Biographical/Historical Note

McCalley Plantation was a large plantation located outside Huntsville, Alabama, with nearly 100 enslaved people. The plantation was occupied by Federal troops during the Civil War.

Arrangement

This collection consists of 4 folders.

Acquisition Note

This collection was given to the University of Tennessee Special Collections by Dr. Ira Chiles in 1968.

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