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Ethel Freytag Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0986

This collection houses research and manuscripts that Ethel Freytag and Glena Kreis Ott used to write A History of Morgan County, Tennessee.

Dates

  • undated

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 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection houses research and manuscripts that Ethel Freytag and Glena Kreis Ott used to write A History of Morgan County, Tennessee.

Biographical/Historical Note

Ethel Freytag was born on September 24, 1911. A lifelong resident of Morgan County, she dedicated herself to studying and preserving its history. Her efforts culminated in A History of Morgan County, Tennessee (1971), which she co-wrote with Glena Kreis Ott. Freytag died on February 15, 2005 in Wartburg, Tennessee.

Glena Deaderick Kreis Ott was born December 17, 1892. Ott was a teacher and county court clerk as well as editor and correspondent for the Morgan County Press. Ott died September 10, 1977 in Morgan County.

Arrangement

Collection consists of two boxes.

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