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F. Miller Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1224

These family papers consist primarily of correspondence, much of it in German, from Fritz Miller's brother-in-law Carl Gustav Bunge. Other items include letters from German relatives to Mary Ann Miller, Fritz's wife, and from William Miller to his future wife, Nola Brittain. Also included is genealogical information, primarily about Mary Ann's family, the Fallensteins.

Dates

  • 1850 October 12-1898 August 12

Language of Materials

English and German.

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

1.8 Linear Feet (1 flat box)

Abstract

These family papers consist primarily of correspondence, much of it in German, from Fritz Miller's brother-in-law Carl Gustav Bunge. Other items include letters from German relatives to Mary Ann Miller, Fritz's wife, and from William Miller to his future wife, Nola Brittain. Also included is genealogical information, primarily about Mary Ann's family, the Fallensteins.

Biographical/Historical Note

Fritz Miller was born in Germany, circa 1824. He married Mary Ann Fallenstein and their children include Betty, Hugh, Charlie, and Eulius. They lived in Mount Airy, North Carolina.

Carl Gustav (sometimes Gustaf) Bunge was born in 1811, in Amsterdam. He married Laura Maria Fallenstein von Muehlen and they had five children: Edouard, Elisabeth, Emilie, Ernst, and Marie. He worked for Bunge and Company in Antwerp, and he died in 1884.

William Francis Miller was born on July 25, 1866, in Carrol County, Virginia to Frederick and Margaret (Stoneman) Miller. He married Nola Brittain (1871-1959) on December 23, 1896, and they had at least one child, Ida Miller (Harbison). Miller graduated from the University of Tennessee's College of Law in 1897 and practiced law in Knoxville throughout his career. He died on May 17, 1941, and is buried in Knox County.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single flat box.

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