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Alice Heap Manuscript Regarding the Heap Family

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1785

Alice Heap begins this handwritten account of the Heap family with her father, George Carson Heap Sr. She goes on to relate her early memories of her parents and Knoxville (including the 1910 Appalachian Exposition, her father's work with Hope Bros., and the first airplane in town) and describes her brother (George Carson Heap Jr.), her uncle (John Graves Heap Jr.), and her grandfather (John Graves Heap Sr.). Finally, she provides a brief genealogical sketch of the Heap family beginning with John Graves Heap Sr.

Dates

  • undated

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Conditions Governing Use

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Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (3 folders)

Abstract

Alice Heap begins this handwritten account of the Heap family with her father, George Carson Heap Sr. She goes on to relate her early memories of her parents and Knoxville (including the 1910 Appalachian Exposition, her father's work with Hope Bros., and the first airplane in town) and describes her brother (George Carson Heap Jr.), her uncle (John Graves Heap Jr.), and her grandfather (John Graves Heap Sr.). Finally, she provides a brief genealogical sketch of the Heap family beginning with John Graves Heap Sr.

Biographical/Historical Note

Alice Gibson Heap was born to George Carson (1871-1916) and Lucy Matilda (Eppes) (1880-1964) Heap in Knoxville, Tennessee on October 25, 1901. She was the first of five children, including George Carson (1903-1972), Clifford Eppes (1905-1964), Margaret Elizabeth (1907-1995), and Charles Spencer (1911-1956). Alice Heap earned her B. A. (1924) and M. A. (1926) from the University of Tennessee and went on to teach in the Knoxville public schools. She died in Knoxville, Tennessee on June 28, 1989.

Arrangement

This collection consists of three folders.

Acquisition Note

This manuscript is the property of Special Collections.

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