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Paul F. Tavel Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1365

This collection consists of a small bound notebook kept by Paul F. Tavel containing financial records for his bookbinding business from 1861 to 1864 in and around Davidson County, Tennessee.

Entries are dated with descriptions next to the transaction amount. Other notes relating to bookbinding and printing are found on separate inserts.

Dates

  • 1861-1864

Language

This material is written in English.

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 (1 folder)

Abstract

This collection consists of a small bound notebook kept by Paul F. Tavel containing financial records for his bookbinding business from 1861 to 1864 in and around Davidson County, Tennessee.

Biographical/Historical Note

Little is known about Paul F. Tavel other than his trade of bookbinding and possibly publishing. He was likely an immigrant from Switzerland who resided in Stewart and Davidson counties, Tennessee. He was also a vine grower and wine maker. His son, Albert B. Tavel, was a stationer and printer in Nashville.

Arrangement

This collection is in one folder.

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