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Sevier County Communities and Land Grants Research

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3918

Collection contains scans of documents listing the original land grants for Sevier County. These scans were likely made on August 19, 1976. Also included is a copy of a map displaying the original communities in Sevier County and a copy of a newspaper article describing how the list of land grants was recently made available to the public. All of the original documents were created circa 1970s.

Dates

  • circa 1970s

Language of Materials

English.

Conditions Governing Access

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 at special@utk.edu.

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)

Overview

Collection contains scans of documents listing the original land grants for Sevier County. These scans were likely made on August 19, 1976. Also included is a copy of a map displaying the original communities in Sevier County and a copy of a newspaper article describing how the list of land grants was recently made available to the public. All of the original documents were created circa 1970s.

Biographical / Historical

Sevier County, Tennessee, was founded on September 8, 1794. Originally located in the state of North Carolina, the settlers listed in these documents were given land grants from 1778 to 1795.

Arrangement

This material is in one 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