History and Genealogy

JACOB KIMBERLIN LONES FAMILY PAPERS, 1795-1930

Consists of an account book, calling/advertising cards, cancelled checks, a captain’s epaulette (also spelled epaulet), a carte-de-visite album, chancery court documents, a circular, “Coe’s Drawing Cards,” correspondence, a cross-stitch, a “dying request,” an estate settlement, a folk remedy, a Grand Army of the Republic certificate, handkerchiefs, a “History of the First Regiment of Tennessee Cavalry,” insurance documents, land records, an unidentified list of names, military records, a New Testament, newspaper clippings, ephemera, poetry/prose, power of attorney documentation, promissory notes, receipts, a ruby ambrotype, school documents, a soldier’s housewife, a tintype, voter registration, and a will. Materials relate to the Jacob Kimberlin Lones family. Lones was captain of Company C, 1st Tennessee Cavalry, USA.

TENNESSEE HISTORICAL COMMISSION RECORDS, 1779-2006

Consists of records on numerous historical sites throughout the State of Tennessee. These records are a valuable resource for researchers studying historic preservation in Tennessee. These materials include project manuals, historic structure reports, blueprints, architectural reports, environmental assessments, master plans, damage reports, photographs, negatives, budget reports, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and office files. The collection primarily focuses on Belle Meade Plantation, The Hermitage, Alvin C. York State Historic Park, the National Civil Rights Museum, The John and Landon Carter House Museum, Cordell Hull Birthplace State Park, The Historic Sam Davis Home and Plantation, and Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park.

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