Farmers -- Tennessee.
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
This collection consists of two handwritten diaries belonging to Archibald D. Paul with daily recordings of his activity on his farm between 1834 and 1864.
This diary was written by E. P. Nelson from January to August 1871, with financial records in the first few pages from 1858 to 1860.
This collections consists of programs and proceedings from the East Tennessee Farmer's Convention. The manuscripts range from 1872 to 1941, with significant gaps between years (see Scope and Contents Note for more information). The programs specify the times of activities, and the proceedings are a compilation of newspaper clippings, attendance sheets, and type-written accounts of speeches.
In this letter to his brother, James R. Nelson, George Nelson writes that he received the money James sent and has used it to pay a man to whom he owed money for land. Nelson goes on to report that he has just finished planting his corn and that there have been a number of fires in the area, including one that caused between $5,000 and $6,000 of damage. He closes by sending his love to his family and imploring his brother to write soon.
In this letter to his son, William Montgomery Anderson, J. Fain Anderson discusses the history of several schools (specifically Tusculum College and Washington College), warns against eating certain berries, gives his opinions on the Farmers' Convention, and relates family news (primarily about Henry Wheeler Anderson).
This register, belonging to Jacob L. Thomas, contains the records for 44 Jersey cows. It begins by listing each one with its birth date, sire, and dam. After many blank pages, it gives Butter Test records for each cow, and after many more blank pages it ends with their pedigree charts.
This collection contains correspondence, record books, memoranda, printed material, and other records concerning the Spring Hill and Melrose plantations from 1856 to 1898.
This collection is the photograph album of Mary K. Barden. These are photographs of rural farmers, teachers, and missionaries in Tennessee from 1915 to 1925. These pictures were taken in Hartford, Tennessee and its surrounding areas.
This collection consists of the farm records and other agricultural-related items of Thomas Franklin Joyce who owned and operated two farms in Winchester, Tennessee for a period of nearly four decades.