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Hope Factory Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1594

This collection houses nine handwritten letters dating between 1846 and 1854 pertaining to Hope Factory in Lawrence County, Tennessee. Many of the letters are written to and/or from Thomas and William Parkes.

Dates

  • 1846 December 6-1854 January 22

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 Special Collections.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 Folder)

Abstract

This collection houses nine handwritten letters dating between 1846 and 1854 pertaining to Hope Factory in Lawrence County, Tennessee.

Biographical/Historical Note

Hope Factory was a cotton mill started by Thomas and William Parkes in 1823 located on Shoal Creek in Lawrence County, Tenn.

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