Three Days on the Cumberland Journal
The journal contains the humorous manuscript of the three-day camping venture for Marie Stillings, Eleanor Wellman, and Addie Hamby in 1904. The journal is officially titled "Three Days on the South Fork of the Cumberland, A Camping Experience in the Tennessee Mountains."
The material in the collection is in English.
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0.1 Linear Feet ((1 folder) )
This collection consists of a humorous three-chapter journal of three women's camping adventures in the South Fork of the Cumberland River in 1904 Tennessee.
Marie Stilling’s family originated from Massachusetts, but was then living in Tennessee at the time of the camping trip. Stillings was born in April of 1878 and is the daughter of Celia C. Stillings.
Addie L. Hamby was born in February of 1879 in Tennessee. She was the daughter of James and Sara Hamby.
Eleanor M. Wellman was born in Massachusetts around 1880 in August. Wellman was the daughter of Fred and Pomeroy Wellman. She lived and worked as a nurse in Tennessee for a better part of her life. Wellman died in Chattanooga, Tennessee on May 29, 1918.
The journal was placed into a folder in excellent condition.
The pages of the journal were taken out of the original binding and placed into an envelope. The journal binding was removed and photocopied.
Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA