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Greeneville Post Office Carriers' Route Directories

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1262

This collection consists of two handwritten route directories for postal carriers in Greene County, Tennessee. Written in the directories are names of residents and businesses, listed alphabetically, and their addresses. Other notes include address changes and some death dates for residents. The first book includes a note of its revision and correction by James H. Rader, postal carrier, on September 2, 1911. The second book includes a note of its revision and correction by B. Harry Dobson, postal carrier, on November 22, 1915.

Dates

  • 1911, 1915

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 (2 folders)

Abstract

This collection consists of two route directories for postal carriers in Greene County, Tennessee from 1911 and 1915. Written in the directories are names of residents and businesses, listed alphabetically, and their addresses.

Biographical/Historical Note

Benjamin Harrison "Harry" Dobson was born on March 21, 1889 to James Francis Dobson (1850-1900) and Mary Campbell Dobson (1851-1937). He lived in Greene County, Tennessee and served as a postal carrier. He married Leta Stella McAmis (1893-1963) in 1914. They had two children, John Harrison (1925-2000) and James (1920-1987). Dobson died on September 8, 1971.

No biographical information available on James H. Rader.

Arrangement

This collection is in two folders.

Acquisition Note

This material was donated to Special Collections by John Dobson in 1985.

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