History and Genealogy

HOWELL EDMUNDS JACKSON FAMILY PAPERS ADDITION, 1884-1937

Consists of correspondence related to the family of William Giles Harding’s daughter, Mary, who married Howell E. Jackson, a lawyer, Senator, and an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Another daughter, Selene, married William H. Jackson, a brother of Howell, who became the owner and manager of Belle Meade Plantation. The collection includes twenty-four original letters with typescript transcriptions, one original letter without a typescript transcription, and two typescript transcriptions without original letters.

HARDING-JACKSON PAPERS ADDITION 2, 1809-1956

Consists of correspondence related to the family of William Giles Harding (1808-1886), and his sons-in-law, the brothers Howell Edmunds Jackson (1832-1895) and William Hicks Jackson (1835-1903), of Belle Meade Plantation, six miles from Nashville, Tennessee. Howell E. Jackson married Harding’s daughter, Mary. He was a lawyer, Senator, and an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. William H. Jackson married Harding’s daughter, Selene. He became the owner and manager of Belle Meade Plantation. A broadside and a couple of newspaper clippings related to politics and the “Immigration to the South” as well as a family tree drawing and some legal documents (containing an article of agreement related to the horse trade) also appear. Items of note consist of a letter from Mrs. James K. Polk (f. 9), an invitation “To meet His Imperial Highness The Grand Duke Alexander of Russia” (f. 9), and a telegram from then future President W. H. Taft to William H. Jackson at the death of his brother, Howell E. Jackson (f. 11).

COUNCIL FOR LICENSING HEARING INSTRUMENTS SPECIALISTS RECORDS, 1996-2009

Consists of minutes, audiocassettes, compact discs, a meeting transcript, and an attendance sign-in form. The minutes contain a variety of documents including administrative reports, agendas, certificates, correspondence, financial and legislative records, lists, memorandums, and rules. Box 2 holds sound recordings of council meetings for the years 2002-2006, 2008, and 2009. Sixteen (16) cassettes and three (3) compact discs comprise the audio collection.

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