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B. R. Strong Papers

Identifier: MS-1312

This collection houses correspondence, invoices, receipts, lease agreements, mortgages, and other materials documenting B. R. Strong's business activities between 1880 and 1918.

Dates: 1880-1950s; Majority of material found within 1880-1918

George W. Tryon Letter

Identifier: MS-0435

In this letter dated March 15, 1915, New York City advertiser George W. Tryon thanks George T. Brodnax of Memphis, Tennessee for the excellent service he received when purchasing a $500 diamond ring from Brodnax's firm. A shipping invoice from George T. Brodnax, Inc., Gold and Silversmiths appears on the reverse of the letter.

Dates: 1915 March 15

Henry Baldwin Papers

Identifier: MS-1227

This is a collection of papers, dating 1892-1894, belonging to Henry Baldwin. A majority of these papers are pertaining to some of Baldwin's stocks and investments. There are numerous letters from his stock holders and certificates entitling him to a number of shares of stock particularly in companies based out of Tennessee and North Carolina.

Dates: 1892-1894

J. W. Wilson & Co. Record

Identifier: MS-3218

This collection consists of one receipt describing J. W. Wilson & Co.'s shipment of goods by rail. The record is printed on the official paper of the company and includes a description of the goods shipped. The document is intended to validate the receipt of the goods at the destination address. The objects were sent to a Mr. Lieb in Shelbyville, Tennessee and addressed to the care of Evans & Shepard.

Dates: 1870 January 22

John J. Daturic Papers

Identifier: MS-0505

This collection consists of two letters, three deeds belonging to John J. Daturic, and two monthly reports from the Knoxville Business College of R. A. Anderson. Daturic bought and sold real estate in Knox County. These materials span from circa 1877-1890.

Dates: circa 1877-1890

Parkes, Plunkett & Co. Ledger Sheets

Identifier: MS-1593

This collection contains 48 handwritten ledger sheets from Parkes, Plunkett & Co. dated 1835-1874.

Dates: 1835-1874

Parkes, Plunkett & Co. Records

Identifier: MS-1592

This collection includes 134 handwritten records for Parkes, Plunkett & Company dating between 1822 and 1853. The records include receipts, notes, correspondence, and drawings.

Dates: 1822-1853

Rufus L. Buchanan Papers

Identifier: MS-3660
Abstract This collection consists of over 4,000 documents from the different careers of Rufus L. Buchanan before and during the Great Depression. The bulk of the collection is correspondence concerning his general store, auto dealership, and efforts as a traveling salesman, with additional letters regarding land speculation and the Democratic Party, and a few from his friends and family. In addition to correspondence, the papers include information sent to him from automobile companies and the...
Dates: 1920 September 15-1958 August 9, 2008-2010, undated