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Fox Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1714

This collection includes the papers of a multitude of Fox family members, including Andrew Fox, Sr. and his sons Andrew, Ezekiel, Henry, and Isaac. Also included are the papers of an additional son, James A. Fox, his son, James A. Fox, Jr., and his grandson, James S. Fox. The majority of these papers are comprised of correspondence, receipts, property deeds, and grants. Also included is a collection of family photographs.

Dates

  • 1787-1925

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

2 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection includes the papers of a multitude of Fox family members, including Andrew Fox, Sr. and his sons Andrew, Ezekiel, Henry, and Isaac. Also included are the papers of an additional son, James A. Fox, his son, James A. Fox, Jr., and his grandson, James S. Fox. The majority of these papers are comprised of correspondence, receipts, property deeds, and grants. Also included is a collection of family photographs.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Fox family papers are a collection of papers from an early East Tennessee family. The father, Andrew Fox Sr., came to America from England. He and his wife, Sarah, first settled in Virginia but moved to Tennessee when Andrew received a 300 acre land grant just south of Chuckey in Greene County in 1791. Andrew and Sarah had twelve children. Andrew Fox died in 1820.

Arrangement

Collection consists of four boxes.

Acquisition Note

The University of Tennessee Libraries, Knoxville, Special Collections purchased this collection in February of 1989.

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