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Columbia (Tenn.) -- History.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

A.S. Horsley Letter of Reference

Identifier: MS-3555

This reference, handwritten on The Herald and Mail letterhead, vouches for the character and reputation of Mr. Ned Carmack. It is signed by A.S. Horsley.

Dates: 1878 September 3

Columbia Athenaeum Progress Report Regarding Lizzie Williams

Identifier: MS-1783

The Columbia Athenaeum created this progress report for the information of Lizzie Williams' parent or guardian in November of 1873. Williams had been studying history, elocution, dictation, composition, arithmetic, algebra, natural philosophy, geology and mineralogy, piano, penmanship, and art. The report's reverse bears an advertisement for the school.

Dates: 1873 November

James H. Otey Letter

Identifier: MS-3124

This collection houses the August 17, 1837, letter of James H. Otey in Columbia, Tennessee, to his sister, Mrs. Frances A. Buford, in Bedford County, Virginia. Otey recounts his ordeals with a near-fatal disease and enthusiastically advises his sister about her religious condition.

Dates: 1837 August 17

James Wilkins Letter

Identifier: MS-0937

James Wilkins wrote this letter from Columbia, Tennessee to Colonel Robert Allen in Carthage, Tennessee. Wilkins encloses a promissory note from Dr. Dillowee that was due in 1839 and asks Col. Allen to collect it. In a postscript, Wilkins commends Captain Tommy Williams as a worthy citizen who would also benefit from the proceeds of the note.

Dates: 1844 April 30

Maurice M. Weaver Transcript

Identifier: MS-0939

In this transcript (taken from an interview that James A. Burran conducted with Maurice M. Weaver), Weaver describes his involvement, through the NAACP, in the aftermath of the February 1946 race riot in Columbia, Tennessee.

Dates: 1977 July 8