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Affidavits for Edgar Johnson

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3027
Abstract

This collection contains two handwritten affidavits, one incomplete and the other a copy of a notarized version, attesting to the hardships faced by Edgar Johnson's wife and daughter while he is away from home in the army.

Dates: circa 1918

Donald Davidson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2668
Abstract

This collection consists of a letter from Clyde (unknown last name), of Rutherford, Tenn., to Donald Davidson, also of Rutherford, dated May 16, 1962. The letter concerns the author's recent visit to Spring Hill, Tenn., in search of their old school building.

Dates: 1962 May 16

Edgar Johnson Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2957
Abstract

This collection consists of three letters written from Newburn, Tennessee, between December 4, 1917 and March 28, 1918 by Edgar Johnson of Company E of the 306th Ammunition Train (81st Division). The letters are addressed to Johnson's wife, Etta, and daughter, Lila, and discuss camp life, life at home, and the possibility of returning home for a visit.

Dates: 1917 December 4-1918 March 28

H.F. Cummins Broadside

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3620
Abstract

H.F. Cummins published this four-column broadside from Paris, Tennessee in order to share his political goals, should he be elected to the state legislature.

Dates: 1853 July 7

John R. Fog Court Order

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2320
Abstract

In this collection, John R. Fog Court Order, 1831, is one document, ordering the payment due for travel expenses to Lewis [Forcae] from John R. Fog.

Dates: 1831 June 28

Thomas I. Fitzgerald Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3182
Abstract

This diary, written by Thomas I. Fitzgerald during World War I, documents his journey from the United States to France, his experiences on the Western Front, and his return to Tennessee.

Dates: 1918 - 1919

Yorkville Philomathic Debating Club Minutes

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2892
Abstract This collection houses a ledger containing the constitution and minutes of the Philomathic Debating Club of Yorkville, Tennessee from 1879 and 1880. The issues debated during this period included "Resolved: That frequent indulgence in female society is beneficial to the young man," "Resolved: That money has more influence over man than woman has," "Resolved: That ambition has been productive of more good than evil", and "Resolved: That nature proves the existence of a God more than the...
Dates: 1879 April 18-1880 February 5