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Chattanooga (Tenn.) -- History.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

A. Lee Read Scrapbook

Identifier: MS-2189

The A. Lee Read Scrapbook, 1902-1948, contains newspaper articles, letters, and pamphlets, mainly concerning the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, the Civic Chorus, and other organizations or Chattanoogans.

Dates: 1902-1948 (bulk 1940-1941)

C. S. Crofut's Letter about Yellow Fever

Identifier: MS-2270

This collection contains a letter written by C. S. Crofut on October 16th, 1878 that describes a yellow fever outbreak in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The letter is addressed to his father.

Dates: 1878 October 16

Derby Family Papers

Identifier: MS-3221

This collection consists of a series of letters written between Colonel George McClellan Derby and his mother, Mary (Coons) Derby. At the time, Mary Derby was living in Chattanooga, Tennessee and George Derby was serving with the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers in such places as New Orleans, Louisiana; Smithville, Kentucky; and Louisville, Kentucky. The letters contain family updates and questions about George Derby's life and activities.

Dates: 1894-1902

Earle Wright Letters

Identifier: MS-2084

Earle Wright wrote these letters to his family in Cortland, New York in July and August of 1917. In them, he discusses his life at a training camp in Chattanooga, Tennessee during World War I. Most of the correspondence is addressed to E. R. Wright or to Laura Wright, but it is meant for the entire family to read.

Dates: 1917 July 11-August 24

Elliott, Johnson & Co. Letter

Identifier: MS-1188

In this letter to Richard H. Charles, a representative of Elliott, Johnson & Co. discusses Charles' purchase of bonds supporting the Chattanooga Union Railway Company. The author also mentions having sent Charles some circulars describing the railroad (not included), but regrets that they do not describe recent improvements.

Dates: 1889 August 10

George Morris Letters

Identifier: MS-3028

This collection contains three letters from George Morris to his wife Rowena and to his parents dating from 1863 to 1864. They discuss troop movements, life in the army, and his position as bridge guard or builder.

Dates: 1863-1864

R. H. Williams Letters

Identifier: MS-3178

This collection of letters, dated October 30, 1893 - February 28, 1899, chronicles a relationship between R. H. Williams of Chattanooga, Tennessee and Mildred Pitkin of North Cambridge, Massachusetts. These letters, written from Williams to Pitkin, discuss financial matters as well as a fire at the Richardson Building in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Dates: 1893 October 30-1899 February 28

Walter M. Cline Photographs

Identifier: MS-3244

This collection houses a number of photographs that Walter M. Cline took in the 1930s of southeastern parks, roads, scenery, and TVA dams.

Dates: circa 1930s