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Roy W. Black Holograph

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1595

This collection consists of an 84 page manuscript of information gathered by Roy W. Black from issues of the Jackson Gazette in 1824.

Dates

  • 1824

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 consists of an 84 page manuscript of information gathered by Roy W. Black from issues of the Jackson Gazette in 1824.

Biographical/Historical Note

Roy Watterson Black was born on March 3, 1896 to James Hardy Black and Sarah Frances Walton. Black graduated from Central High School at Bolivar, Tenn. He worked at Black Farm Equipment Company. Black served as county historian of Hardeman County, Tennessee and as mayor (1937-1945) of Bolivar, Tennessee. He married Katherine Eugenia Vincent (1827-1978). Black died on May 5, 1973 and is buried in Hardeman County.

Arrangement

This collection is in one folder.

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