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Joseph A. Shelton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3165

Four Cocke County documents dating between 1910, 1920, and 1935. They record Joseph A. Shelton's registration to vote, his exemption from the poll tax, and his wife Cleo's payment of property taxes.

Dates

  • 1910-1935

Language

The material in this collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Manuscript and University Archives collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 24 hours is 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

Four Cocke County documents dating between 1910, 1920, and 1935. They record Joseph A. Shelton's registration to vote, his exemption from the poll tax, and his wife Cleo's payment of property taxes.

Biographical/Historical Note

Joseph Andrew Shelton was born October 22, 1879. He married Cleo Kirk (1889-1974) and together they had one son, Thomas (1913-1972). Shelton died on July 6, 1962 in Cocke County, TN.

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