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Nina Cunningham Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1400

Nina Cunningham of Maryville, Tennessee kept this diary between 1886 and 1899. In it, she describes her time as a student at Maryville College in addition to family and social events.

Dates

  • 1886 July 30-1899 March 13

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

0.69 Linear Feet

Abstract

Nina Cunningham of Maryville, Tennessee kept this diary between 1886 and 1899. In it, she describes her time as a student at Maryville College in addition to family and social events.

Biographical/Historical Note

Nina Cunningham was born to Benjamin and Jane Ann (Sheddan) Cunningham in Tennessee on July 30, 1871. She was one of seven children, including Edwin Sheddan (1868-1953), Willie (1870-1870), Campbell Sheddan (1873-1932), Letty (1876-1882), Clay (1880-1946), and Benjamin (1885-1973). Nina Cunningham attended Maryville College in Maryville, Tennessee in the late 1880s and early 1890s. She died on July 13, 1899 and is buried in Magnolia Cemetery in Blount County, Tennessee.

Arrangement

This collection consists of single folder.

Acquisition Note

Special Collections purchased this diary in December of 1987.

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