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James T. Thornton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1306

This collection houses receipts that James T. Thornton collected over a period of forty years, from 1875 to 1914. They represent the different types of businesses that operated during that period of time and the different types of letterhead that they used.

Dates

  • 1875-1914

Language of Materials

This material is 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 houses receipts that James T. Thornton collected over a period of forty years, from 1875 to 1914.

Biographical/Historical Note

James Thomas Thornton was born on July 25, 1849 in Tennessee to parents James A. Thornton and Amelia McMillan. He married Martha Jane Keith (1850-1936) in 1871. He worked as a farmer. Thornton died in Knoxville, Tennessee on December 28, 1933, and is buried in New Gray Cemetery.

Arrangement

This collection consists of 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