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Margaret C. McClung Scrapbook and Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1173

The photocopied scrapbook in this collection consists primarily of newspaper clippings that Margaret C. McClung accumulated during the 1860s and 1870s. Among the subjects documented are Knoxville society, the Civil War, moral issues, etiquette, fashion, religion, women's roles in the home and society, local attractions, and trivia. It also houses wedding invitations, correspondence, and event programs. In addition to the scrapbook, the collection includes a copy of a portrait of Margaret C. McClung.

Dates

  • 1841-1896
  • Majority of material found within 1860-1877

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

0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

The photocopied scrapbook in this collection consists primarily of newspaper clippings that Margaret C. McClung accumulated during the 1860s and 1870s. Among the subjects documented are Knoxville society, the Civil War, moral issues, etiquette, fashion, religion, women's roles in the home and society, local attractions, and trivia. It also houses wedding invitations, correspondence, and event programs. In addition to the scrapbook, the collection includes a copy of a portrait of Margaret C. McClung.

Biographical/Historical Note

Margaret Cowan was born to James H. and Lucinda (Dickinson) Cowan in Tennessee on April 15, 1832. She married Charles James McClung on October 16, 1851 and the couple had three children: Lucy Cowan, Matthew Grainger, and Eliza Morgan. Margaret C. McClung died on November 17, 1883.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single folder.

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