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Bess Stickley Hines Collection of Monroe County History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0255
Abstract

This collection consists of press clippings and articles by Bess Stickley Hines, which appeared in the Madisonville Democrat newspaper from the early 1950s to the early 1960s. The articles and press clippings describe the history of Monroe County, Tennessee.

Dates: 1950-1963, undated

S. E. McCollum Ledger

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Identifier: MS-3512
Abstract Dr. S. E. McCollum used this ledger to document the treatments he administered and the payment he received while working as a physician in Mount Vernon, Tennessee between 1875 and 1892. The book's pages have come unbound and the paper is brittle, but most of the information is quite legible. It begins with most of an alphabetical index and goes on to approximately 200 pages of family accounts, including a page for the poor house. Payments were made in food (including molasses, potatoes, and...
Dates: 1875-1892

William G. Williams Report on Cherokee Territory

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0410
Abstract The bulk of this collection consists of a photocopied 35-page report describing a topographical survey of present-day Polk, Monroe, and McMinn counties in Tennessee. It is written in narrative style and includes observations and a sketched map of the area. Also included are three photocopied letters, one to John James Albert from William George Williams, one to Colonel William C. Lindsay (incomplete), and one to an unnamed commander from General Zachary Taylor to tell him of Captain...
Dates: 1838 February 8-1846 September 25

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