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"Newspapers and Periodicals in the Hughes Public Library (Rugby, Tenn.)"

Identifier: MS-1201

This document lists the newspapers and periodicals present in Rugby, Tennessee's Hughes Public Library as of the summer of 1983. It includes information about each item's title, frequency of publication, volume, issue and date, publisher, indexes, catalog number (when present), conditions for use, and annotations for items of particular interest.

Dates: 1983

Robert Walton Letter

Identifier: MS-3262

Robert Walton of the Board of Aid to Land Ownership wrote this letter to Rugby's town Judge, D. K. Young, on May 13, 1886. The letter is written on official Board of Aid stationery and reads in part, "I desire to express to my thanks for your kindness in having me appointed to join the Knoxville delegation to go to Cincinnati in the interest of the proposed R. R."

Dates: 1886 May 13

Rugby Colony Photographs

Identifier: MS-3487

These photographs depict residents of and visitors to Tennessee's Rugby Colony between 1880 and 1887. The majority of these images show either members of the Gilliat family or guests at the Tabard Inn. Also included are notecards identifying some of the people and locations featured in the photographs.

Dates: circa 1880-1887

Rugby (Tenn.) Colony Photograph

Identifier: MS-2721

This collection consists of one 8x10 black-and-white photograph of members of the Rugby, Tennessee, Colony participating in a summer outing.

Dates: circa 1880s

"Rugby, Tennessee and the Hughes Public Library"

Identifier: MS-0145

Otho N. Walraven begins this account of Rugby, Tennessee and the Hughes Public Library with a brief description and history of the town. He goes on to describe the library's founding in 1885 and closes with a mention of Rugby's little English Church. This typescript was produced as part of the Federal Writers' Project.

Dates: circa 1941

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