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Hope Factory Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1594

  • Staff Only

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 must be requested in advance. See www.special.lib.utk.edu for detailed information. Collections must be requested through a registered Special Collections research account.

Conditions Governing Use

The UT Libraries claims only physical ownership of most material in the collections. Persons wishing to broadcast or publish this material must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants on www.special.lib.utk.edu for detailed information. Collections must be requested through a registered Special Collections research account.

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