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Knoxville Journal Company Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3574

This small leather pocket journal contains various lists of financial and political information from the 1890's, including election returns from several wards, the price of silver, shareholders in the Knoxville Journal Company, payment on several loans, and the salaries for political and military personnel.

Dates

  • 1889 January-1896 July

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

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract Note

This small leather pocket journal contains various lists of financial and political information from the 1890's, including election returns from several wards, the price of silver, shareholders in the Knoxville Journal Company, payment on several loans, and the salaries for political and military personnel.

Biographical/Historical Note

William Rule was born on May 10, 1839, to Frederick and Elizabeth (Breakbill) Rule. He married Lucy Maxey in October 1858, and they had six children, James, Clara, Cora, Stella, Lillian, and William Junior. Rule died on July 26, 1928 in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Rule was the founder of the Knoxville Journal and he was also mayor of Knoxville twice, first in 1873 and again in 1898.

The Knoxville Journal was published from 1895 to 1898 when it merged with the Knoxville Weekly Tribune to form the Weekly Journal and Tribune.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

This journal is the property of Special Collections.

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