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C. M. Dietz & Company Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1619

This collection consists of a single handwritten letter from C. M. Dietz & Company in Hunnicutt, Tennessee to Mr. John D. Kries in Wartburg, Tennessee regarding an order. The letter is dated May 19, 1899. The letterhead reads "C. M. Dietz & Co., Dealers in General Merchandise and Farm Products."

Dates

  • 1899 May 19

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 a single handwritten letter from C. M. Dietz & Company in Hunnicutt, Tennessee to Mr. John D. Kries in Wartburg, Tennessee regarding an order. The letter is dated May 19, 1899.

Biographical/Historical Note

John David Kreis was born on April 9, 1848 in Wartburg, Tennessee to Johann Kreis and Anna Kaufman. He married Augusta Katherine Gschwend (1854-1921) in 1875. They had at least three children; Dora Elizabeth (Kreis) Morris (1880-1952), Heinrich Ernest Kreis (1887-1890), and Carl Louis Kreis (1893-1961). John D. Kreis died on October 10, 1933.

Arrangement

Thsi collection consists of a single 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