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Tennessee -- Social life and customs.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Andrew Jackson Letter

Identifier: MS-2926

This collection houses a letter written (dictated) by Andrew Jackson to Colonel James Hamilton. In it, Jackson recommends his nephew, Samuel Jackson Hays, as a suitable suitor for Ms. Middleton, who was under the guardianship of Col. Hamilton.

Dates: undated

Benjamin D. Raskopf Papers

Identifier: MS-1877

This collection houses primarily books, pamphlets, charts, correspondence, and drafts of chapters documenting Raskopf's The Agricultural History of Tennessee, which he intended to cover every aspect of the history of farm life from crops to churches. The collection also houses Raskopf's Rural Research Series, which he wrote through the Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology at the University of Tennessee.

Dates: 1907-1985; Majority of material found within 1931-1985

Felix Kirk Letter

Identifier: MS-2152

Felix Kirk wrote this letter to his father, John Kirk, from Knoxville on November 14, 1861. In it, he discuses a recent illness, mentions some old union devil who burned a bridge, and describes his unit's recent activities in Chattanooga and Knoxville. The reverse of the letter's final page bears a printed poem entitled Dixie: Southrons, hear your Country Call You!

Dates: 1861 November 14

James A. Perkins Papers

Identifier: MS-2682
Abstract This collection contains the papers and the computer files (electronic versions of the paper formats in the collection) related to two books written by James A. Perkins. The first series contains materials related to the publications of Robert Drake (1930-2001), an acclaimed writer of fiction who was an English professor at the University of Tennessee from 1965 until the early 1990s. James Perkins and Randy Handpicks, both former students of Drake, published For the Record: a Robert Drake...
Dates: 1997-2002

John Trotwood Moore Papers

Identifier: MS-2672

This collection contains letters written by John Trotwood Moore to Col. Samuel L. King with dates ranging from July 13, 1916 to October 13, 1922. The letters are predominantly social, discussing politics, children, and other current affairs.

Dates: 1916-1922

Rossie Hinton Autograph Book

 Collection — Box 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MS-3792

Autograph book containing signatures, notes, and ditties from the 1880s-1890s to Rossie Hinton.

Dates: 1880-1899