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Ellis Genealogical Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1171

This collection houses binders and notebooks documenting Dixie Lee McCrary's research for her 1978 book The Ellis line from Surry - Sussex in Virginia.

Dates

  • 1790-1979

Language of Materials

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

7.5 Linear Feet (5 boxes)

Abstract

This collection houses binders and notebooks documenting Dixie Lee McCrary's research for her 1978 book The Ellis line from Surry - Sussex in Virginia.

Biographical/Historical Note

Dixie Lee McCrary was born on October 4, 1895. She was a genealogist and published two books on that subject: Robert Steele of the New River Valley in Virginia: with some descendents and allied lines (1976) and The Ellis line from Surry - Sussex in Virginia (1978). She died in February of 1986.

Arrangement

Collection consists of five boxes divided into two series:

  1. Series I: Ringed Notebooks
  2. Series II: Spiral Notebooks

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480