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Businessmen -- Tennessee.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

B. R. Strong Papers

Identifier: MS-1312

This collection houses correspondence, invoices, receipts, lease agreements, mortgages, and other materials documenting B. R. Strong's business activities between 1880 and 1918.

Dates: 1880-1950s; Majority of material found within 1880-1918

J. J. Nicely Legal Papers Regarding the Mascot Milling Company

Identifier: MS-1632

The legal papers housed in this collection document three lawsuits arising from the dissolution of the Mascot Milling Company in 1894.

Dates: 1891 June 9-1895 March 28

Rufus L. Buchanan Papers

Identifier: MS-3660
Abstract This collection consists of over 4,000 documents from the different careers of Rufus L. Buchanan before and during the Great Depression. The bulk of the collection is correspondence concerning his general store, auto dealership, and efforts as a traveling salesman, with additional letters regarding land speculation and the Democratic Party, and a few from his friends and family. In addition to correspondence, the papers include information sent to him from automobile companies and the...
Dates: 1920 September 15-1958 August 9, 2008-2010, undated

William Lenoir Letter to James Plunket

Identifier: MS-1186

In this letter, William Lenoir informs James Plunket that he will not be traveling to Cincinnati, Ohio, as he had expected and so will not be able to visit Plunket in Nashville. He also asks Plunket to write to a machinist that he had mentioned on Lenoir's behalf.

Dates: 1850 July 10