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William Reynolds Ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0606

This collection houses five ledgers documenting the activities of Benton, Tennessee's Reynolds Store between 1841 and 1866.

Dates

  • 1841-1866

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

3.75 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection houses five ledgers documenting the activities of Benton, Tennessee's Reynolds Store between 1841 and 1866.

Biographical/Historical Note

William Barton Reynolds was born on June 20, 1820 to William and Hannah (Barton) Reynolds. He and his brother, Isaac, were among Polk County's earliest settlers and operated Reynolds' Store, the first general store in Benton, Tennessee. William Reynolds was also a founder and first president of the Cleveland National Bank. He died in 1891 at his son John H. Reynolds' home in Rome, Georgia.

Arrangement

Collection consists of five volumes.

Acquisition Note

This collection is property of the University of Tennessee Libraries, Knoxville, Special Collections.

Repository Details

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

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480