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Dickson County (Tenn.) -- History.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

By-Ways, Highways and Ways

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0376
Abstract

This collection consists of two drafts of a talk given to the Dickson County Historical Society by J. B. Murray. The talk concerned the history of the roads in Dickson County, Tennessee. The talk dated back to the early 1800s, when roads started to be built across the country.

Dates: undated

Eleanora Willauer Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2940
Abstract

This collection consists of the Confederate diary of Eleanora Willauer, of Dickson County, Tennessee, written between October 1, 1862 and November 9, 1869.

Dates: 1862 October 1-1869 November 9

Francelia Butler Collection on the Ruskin Co-operative Association

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1014
Abstract

This collection, created by scholar Francelia Butler, documents the Ruskin Co-operative Association, which was active from 1893 to 1899 in Ruskin, Tennessee and from 1899 to 1901 in Ruskin, Georgia. Among these materials are published records, documents, photographs, newspapers (which discuss the economic depression of the 1890s that induced people to join the Commune), and published articles.

Dates: 1870-1983

Hooper Weakley Matthews Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1695
Abstract

This collection contains an account book for Hooper Weakley Matthews of Bellsburgh (Dickson County), Tennessee. The account book is organized chronologically.

Dates: 1890-1923

Ruskin Cave College Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0335
Abstract

This collection houses photographs, alumni newspapers, programs, invitations, correspondence, and alumni lists documenting Ruskin Cave College. The majority of the material shows the institution and its students between approximately 1910 and 1916, but a few items document select alumni until 1964.

Dates: circa 1896-1964, undated; Majority of material found within 1911-1930

Ruskin Cave College Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2268
Abstract

The Ruskin Cave College Collection, 1912-1965 (bulk 1912-1918), includes letters, event programs, brochures, and alumni organization meeting minutes which document the activities of students and alumni of the small school in Ruskin, Tenn.

Dates: 1912-1965 (bulk 1912-1918)

Ruskin College Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2357
Abstract

This collection contains a book purchased for Ruskin College visitors to sign. It contains twenty-three pages of signatures (and in some cases, addresses) of visitors between 1931 and 1959.

Dates: 1931-1959

Ruskin Cooperative Association Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0023
Overview

This collection houses membership lists, mementos, photographs, correspondence, legal papers, scrapbooks, minute books, notes, manuscripts, articles, clippings, and other materials documenting the Ruskin Cooperative Association. Many of these documents were created or collected by Grace (Stone) Buehler during the course of her research into the organization.

Dates: 1894-1915, 1933-1958